Why I, An Instagram Fanatic, Deleted All Social Media For a Week + What It Revealed to Me

On Sunday November 5, I did something I never thought I’d do: I deleted all of my social media apps from my phone (and had enough discipline not to look at the web versions).┬áI decided that I would go on a week long social media cleanse. SNAPCHAT TWITTER FACEBOOK MESSENGER FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM Snapchat hurt the least (I use IG stories…
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My Secrets to Self-Care + Relaxation in the Midst of Chaos

I try not to use the phrase “I am stressed” when I am feeling like there’s too much going on and I can’t grasp control of it. Instead, I choose to say “I am feeling overwhelmed.” The difference is the first is claiming an identity, while the second is labeling a temporary experience. Feeling overwhelmed seems less permanent than stress,…
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Why I am Inspired By Cardi B. Even Though I Didn’t Know She Existed a Month Ago

We were all spread throughout our Airbnb in Washington D.C., getting ready for the first bachelorette-party activity of the weekend when the next song started playing through the TV… One of the girl’s squealed in excitement and made her way from the bathroom to the living room to use as her dance floor. I’d never heard the song before, but…
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