Life

Why It’s Okay To Slow Down… And Breathe

If you’re hiking up a trail and you’ve got your head down the whole time, you’ll never be able to see how far you’ve come—or better yet, allow yourself to be in awe of the view. You might tell yourself that persisting forward will pay off. But eventually you’re going to topple over! On the …

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Life

Why You Should Be Taking Bigger Risks

Why take a risk when you have a stable option? Because it’s scary? Because it’s unpredictable? Why in the world would you want everything to be predictable? Surprises are the bomb diggity. If you’re already thinking no way, Song, you speak STUPIDITY… allow me to reason. And explain what wonders a risk can be in …

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Life

When You Feel Like You’ve Had an Unproductive Day

You look at the clock. It’s 5pm. It’s already 5?! Shit. I’ve. Done. Nothing. You know those days? Those days where it feels like you’ve done absolutely nothing and deem yourself a failure at life. Because you just watched YouTube videos for 3 hours straight. Or stared deep into the wall, willing Ryan Gosling to …

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Life

Why You Should Take a Gap Year

Ironic, because I was thrown into taking a gap year kicking and screaming. It was actually the end of the world. But there was something I didn’t know back then, and it was that taking a year off from school might be beneficial for me. The idea of a “break” didn’t seem okay at all. …

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Life

Is it THE Dream or is it YOUR Dream?

Is that what you really want? Is that what you want to do this most? Well, that’s the dream, isn’t it? Or is it? Just because “everyone” wants to be a movie star or win the lottery doesn’t mean you have to. So many time we use the dream as an excuse to reason why …

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several ways to overcome writer's block when you can't write
Books & Writing

7 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

You sit down, stare at your computer screen for an hour, then realize you’ve written nothing at all. Your word count isn’t counting and you can’t walk away because then you would have just sat down for nothing in the first place, right? But maybe walking away is the best way to keep going. If …

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Life

My Biggest Insecurities

We all have them, whether they’re big, small, physical or not—they’re there. I may not have the same insecurities as you, but they are insecurities all the same. The funny thing is, most of our imperfections are only noticed by us. I’m always so surprised by what other people tell me they are insecure about, …

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