If you know me, you know that any opportunity to normalize mental health is something I can get behind. While nothing makes me more hopeful than seeing a day dedicated to worldwide conversation, designating a specific day to do so also presents a certain significance. Talking about mental health on October 10th is an amazing […]Read More Today is World Mental Health Day. Tomorrow is not.
… as my Ophthalmologist told me last week. “Extra credit!” he proudly announced, as if my family history of poor vision somehow allowed me to hit the jackpot. It’s interesting – by naturally having imperfect vision, I somehow set myself up to have better than perfect vision. Through struggling to see the chalkboard, years of […]Read More I have 20/10 vision with my glasses on…
…and you know the rest. I’ve lived my whole life with a trademark awkwardness. It’s now become something that I find endearing about myself, but when you’re (lovingly) poked fun at for your whole life for being awkward, you tend to avoid awkward situations. The idea of a workout class — an excuse for an […]Read More “Endorphins make you happy…”
This is something I’ve been hesitant to say: partially because I feel the responsibility to prove that living with a mental health condition does not come with constant negativity, and partially because I don’t feel entitled to admit this. When there are so many truly terrible things happening in the world, to people I know […]Read More This summer has been hard.
Since I’ve graduated and started gradually working my way into adulthood, the question I get asked most often is “Do you miss it yet?” Personally, I have trouble determining what “it” actually is. I’m unbelievably grateful for my college experience, but the community I have in New York is so top notch that, until recently, […]Read More “Do you miss it?”
So, it’s been a while. So much has happened in the past month and a half alone that it’s hard to know where to begin. From graduating college to spending an incredible ten days in Israel – meeting so many inspiring new people and expanding my horizons in a way I’ve never done before, to […]Read More Is This Thing On?
Between finishing my last ever day of classes on Tuesday, handing in my last ever final paper by the end of the week, single digits until graduation, the job hunt, and simply being a naturally anxious twenty-something, my brain is about to explode. At such a pivotal time in my life – a time that’s […]Read More On Feeling Overwhelmed…