Do You Get Pillow Anxiety?

Since I’ve started grad school, my anxiety feels worse. I’ve spent the last year thinking about nothing but mental health, and it isn’t exactly relaxing, lol. When before I would simply crawl into bed, close my eyes and sleep, I now lay awake worrying about all the dumb things I said and all the terrible… Read More

Help! I’m in a Book Rut

Has anyone read anything good recently? I’m in a book rut; I keep starting books and losing interest a few pages in. And now that it’s summer, I want something JUICY and substantial that I can’t put down. In the words of Stendhal, “A good book is an event in my life.” Over the last… Read More

Summer in the City

HEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How is everyone? I am currently enamored with early summer in New York City, especially at night, when the light lingers, restaurant windows are swung open, BBQ smoke drifts through city parks, and everyone is just in a good mood. And since I’m officially staying in New York for grad school (woop!), I’m trying to… Read More

A Closet Trick

Ask any 20-something year old living in New York what success looks like in the city, and they’ll say, “A big closet.” This goal is not within reach for me at the moment (lol, #gradschool), but that doesn’t mean I can’t get creative. Enter this life-saving, Amazon jewel of closet cuteness. Upon it’s arrival at… Read More

A Great Podcast Episode

Every once in awhile, I’ll listen to a podcast episode that blows my socks off, and I always try to remember it so I can share with you guys! A few weeks ago, I listened to a Ted Radio Hour episode called “Decoding Emotions,” and I thought it was fascinating, especially how emotions are understood… Read More