Life & Lemons

Since I was a little girl, I have heard the saying “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” It is a fairly well-known saying used when discussing something difficult in your life. With everything going on in our world right now, ( i.e. COVID, Black Lives Matter, sick friends and family, financial hardships) I could not stop thinking about this saying. The only problem is I found myself following up the cute saying meant to make you feel better with “but what-if the lemons are rotten?” Because let’s get real, that is how our lives feel right now....Click to read more

Who Am I? Struggling with Self-Identity

A little over a year ago, I quit my part-time job in the pursuit of being a happier person. Little did I know how much damage it would do to me emotionally and how it would affect my environment. In the midst of dealing with the economic toil on my family, I found myself contemplating my identity. Who am I if I am not relating myself in a career? My fears of who I am came pouring out in my last story, In Search of Something Super. I felt that I was so many things, but somehow it just didn’t seem good enough to keep me from spiraling into somewhat of a deep depression. Click to read more.