night’s end

Rain trickles down the glass-pane windows and the street light beams through the cracks of the blinds. The orange glare outlines a vision she longs to see. His strong shoulders positioned upwards, one arm propped behind his head showcasing those muscles that make her melt, and that face. That handsome face looking back at her. […]

In Pursuit of Our Happiness: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Life is full of moments that bring us fleeting joy and feelings of happiness. Yet, these teasing feelings of what feels like happiness, leave us feeling empty. We say to ourselves: “If I could just be there, I would be happy.” “If I could just do this, I would be happy.” “If my body could […]

Half of My Heart: Settling, Toxic Relationships, and Saying Goodbye To Someone You Love

Love. Everyone dreams of this magical feeling and sharing it with the right person. We meet someone and these intimate feelings rush to our stomach and suddenly we find ourselves head over heels. Time passes, shit happens, and now you’re at a stand still. Is the person you fell in love with, the same person […]

How I Started Living My Best Life, and You Can Too

I don’t really know much of anything in particular about numerology. However, I recently learned that right now we’re in the year of the “11,” a powerful number of freedom, self-realization, and understanding of ourselves. I started 2018 off in a dark, self-loathing corner where I felt I would never be truly happy again. This […]

Leaving Behind My Religion: Spirituality and True Faith in the Unknown

Where do we come from? How did we get here? What happens after this life? These are some of life’s greatest questions. To some, there may never be a definitive answer. For others, religion has provided answers and hope within oneself. But what happened when I no longer found peace within the religion I was […]

Orgasm vs. Validation vs. Intimacy: Why Are You Really Having Sex?

Ah, sex. We crave it, dream about it, long for it, and shit, some of us even kill over it. It’s one of life’s many pleasures. Yet, the motives and desires behind our society’s need for sex goes far beyond the mechanics of simple sexual reproduction. Unless you’re a single-celled organism who reproduces asexually, or […]