Rediscovering My Love of Reading | A Lesson in Patience

Ah. Reading. The word itself is like a breath of fresh air. A lot of my recent posts have been very “book” heavy. Whether it’s gushing about my favorite author, binging Booktube videos (mainly Ariel Bissett, if I’m being honest), or scrolling endlessly through Barnes and Noble, I feel like I’m constantly surrounding myself with books or book-related things every day. You would think as … Continue reading Rediscovering My Love of Reading | A Lesson in Patience

Finding Good Things In Bad Times and Gushing Over Dante Alighieri

I don’t know if it’s the abundance of Vitamin D, the depletion of my seasonal depression, or my inner introvert thriving during this self-isolation, but I have been feeling pretty damn good lately. Minus the constant anxiety of a rapidly growing pandemic, of course. Since this time can be very stressful and panic-inducing, I’ve been trying hard to stay physically and mentally busy. Physically, I’ve … Continue reading Finding Good Things In Bad Times and Gushing Over Dante Alighieri

Learning to Love the Process | The Writing Diaries

As the great Maya Angelou once said, “If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” I’ve been really hard on myself lately. Whether it’s trying to write a blog post, painting something, or even cleaning the house, nothing ever seems to satisfy me. And instead of working on improving the faults in my skills, I end up telling myself that I’m not good enough. It’s … Continue reading Learning to Love the Process | The Writing Diaries