BURNOUT

Burnout is a term I was never aware of before entering high school and something I never realized I experienced until this year. Burnout, put simply, is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by¬†excessive and prolonged stress. It is something that can be very difficult to recognize, especially by those who displayContinue reading “BURNOUT”

DEAR YOUNGER RIA

Today officially marks one week since my seventeenth birthday. As with each year, seventeen does not seem to hold any more weight than sixteen. Yet, when I reflect on all my prior birthdays, I notice the minor qualities that I have developed with each passing year and life experience. As I explained in the postContinue reading “DEAR YOUNGER RIA”

EAT TO LIVE, LIVE TO EAT

Food and eating have always been central factors in my life. From any age I can remember, the same couple of images remain cemented in my head: my mom standing over the stove stirring a pot of something comforting and warm, the sight of my family around a dinner table tasting a plethora of appetizers:Continue reading “EAT TO LIVE, LIVE TO EAT”

MENTAL ILLNESS IN TEENS,PART 2:THE STORIES

** This post may be triggering to some struggling with/recovering from an eating disorder or those who struggle with depressive/self-harming/suicidal thoughts. If this is you, please take your own health into consideration and explore my blog to find other posts that may be better suited for your mental health at this time. ** If youContinue reading “MENTAL ILLNESS IN TEENS,PART 2:THE STORIES”

MY SONGWRITING PROCESS: HOW YOU CAN WRITE YOUR OWN SONGS

I would consider myself a creative person. Some of my favorite things include writing, journaling, making art, dancing, and playing music. I play three instruments-the piano, ukulele, and steel drum, singing along. Music a way of relaxing for me, and in addition, it works as a great emotional outlet, especially since I have written myContinue reading “MY SONGWRITING PROCESS: HOW YOU CAN WRITE YOUR OWN SONGS”

THE BEST AND WORST FASHION TRENDS OF 2020

One of my favorite hobbies is experimenting with my style and planning outfits that I have fun wearing. Since the 19th century, people have been doing the exact same things and from poodle skirts to neon to latex, different products have taken to the runway through each decade. The past ten years have been fullContinue reading “THE BEST AND WORST FASHION TRENDS OF 2020”

5 WAYS TO TURN AROUND A BAD DAY

Bad days are apart of everyone’s life. Some days something happens that puts you in a bad mood, and other days just have an “off” feeling. For me, if I am upset about something, big or small, it’s easy for me to ruin my entire day. Sitting around and being upset is okay sometimes. WeContinue reading “5 WAYS TO TURN AROUND A BAD DAY”