Why You Should Chase Meaning Over Happiness.

“Make yourself happy, and everything else will fall into place.” “Commit yourself to chasing your own happiness.” “Put people around you that are dedicated to making you the happiest you can be.” All of these and thousands of other quotes just like these are what we see on hundreds of social media accounts from hundreds […]

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Dealing With Stress: Finding Moments Of Rest.

Hello beautiful people! I’m going to jump right in today! Lately I’ve started to realize the enormous effect stress has on my body. I’m used to being in stressful situations and still having to perform at full capacity, as many of the rest of you are, so I often don’t actually notice when I become […]

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“A Christmas Story.” The Detailed Account Of One Oregonian’s Christmas Tradition.

Christmas. The whole year has been slowly coming closer to this grand, much-anticipated moment. The malls, the people, and even the earth–all have done what they can to prepare themselves. One lady is particularly ready, she’s even been listening to Christmas music since October despite the judgment of her peers. She has planned out the […]

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Finding Joy in Chronic Illness

Let me make one thing clear. My life with Hashimoto’s can bring about a lot of challenges and setbacks. That being said, I by no means think that I have it worse than everyone else. There are so many people who endure so much more than me every day, that have sicknesses that require them […]

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The Beat Of Life

  Life beats on like a bellowing drum… I can’t decide if it beats too slowly and methodically, or too quickly and sporadically. All I know is that it beats, beats, beats… And I, desperately, agonizingly, search for an escape from its overwhelming sound.   It seems as though when you want life to pick […]

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