Gender And Sex: Boy Meets Girl & The Importance Of Prince

Last weekend, with its beautiful weather and long strolls alone, I discovered the movie Boy Meets Girl on Netflix. I was instantly drawn to it by its summary of a transgender learning about love (bring it on! I’m all ears). This movie really hit me and had me experiencing so many moments of: Yes! I wish we all thought like this! The movie is about a … Continue reading Gender And Sex: Boy Meets Girl & The Importance Of Prince

To The People I’ve Lost

There are many times, mostly random moments, I will have a glimpse into my past and miss certain people and events. I’ll hear a song, smell a specific scent, see a certain picture, and I’m taken back into a moment in time that is no longer. I’m not only talking about people who are still living whom I have shared wonderful memories and laughs with, … Continue reading To The People I’ve Lost

Forgiving yourself is just as important as forgiving others

I think this is an inevitable piece of advice: to be your own best friend. And while I love socializing with wonderful people and having best friends and surrounding myself with awesome kick-ass positive individuals, I also need to become closer to myself. Essentially, to love myself more. If I can’t fully love and accept me, how can I expect to love and accept others … Continue reading Forgiving yourself is just as important as forgiving others

Should we cut men some slack?

I’ve been thinking a lot about society and the roles that women feel they have to fit into. I’ve also been reading a lot of different articles displaying different viewpoints on the matter. What really made me think, was the documentary entitled Miss Representation in which the media’s portrayal of women is dissected and pin pointed as the main reason why women’s body image and … Continue reading Should we cut men some slack?

Studying abroad: If I knew then what I know now

It’s not that I didn’t appreciate my studying abroad experience. In fact, I think I appreciated it, while it was in motion, a hell of a lot. The thing that sucks with time and experience and retrospection is that while you’re experiencing life as it’s coming at you full force, you obviously don’t know how that experience will affect future you…until you are future you … Continue reading Studying abroad: If I knew then what I know now