PSA: You Are Not Obligated To Respond to Text Messages

With our iPhones always at our fingertips, it’s almost as if we need to be available 24/7. This is why if many of us often think the worst when someone didn’t respond to our text, or why we feel like once we get an incoming message, we forget that we have the choice on whetherContinue reading “PSA: You Are Not Obligated To Respond to Text Messages”

Let Your Money Work To Make You Happy

I shouldn’t buy this, I should save. I always wanted this, and I have the money, but I still shouldn’t. I feel so guilty buying this. How many of you reading this have thought those exact same thoughts – or something similar when buying something or considering doing so? I know I have. Being aContinue reading “Let Your Money Work To Make You Happy”

Two Different Worlds?

Recently, I’ve accompanied my mom on a trip to our local nursery where she had been going for several years. She started talking to the owner, with whom she has grown to be friendly with (which comes with the territory when you’ve been going to the same place for several years now). The two discussedContinue reading “Two Different Worlds?”

What They Don’t Tell You About Post-Grad Life

A few months ago, I graduated from Southern Connecticut State University, proudly wearing my cap and gown complete with tassels and eagerly walked the stage to get my long awaited degree. A few months later, I am in this thing called the real world. Now, the real world is this funny little thing. It isContinue reading “What They Don’t Tell You About Post-Grad Life”

Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst

For the past year, all I have been talking about and thinking about is my graduation. In my phone, there is a countdown to the big day, which is now only about a month away. Now, I am looking at that day with a sense of dread, because for the first time, I am realizingContinue reading “Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst”

Why Vote

I’ve decided to take a break from my usual topics of mindfulness and mental health issues to talk about something that I view to be extremely important-voting. The election is less than three weeks away and unless you’ve been living under a rock, I don’t doubt you haven’t heard about both candidates and have formulated anContinue reading “Why Vote”