Never Washing My Face Again — NOPE

Why Did I Chose to Experiment with Facial Products? Cause I had mad pimples and like many of you, I started googling and self researching remedies for irritated skin and pimples. Of course I came across the usual advice: Use newer, more expensive must-have facial cleanser, astringent, toner, and creams. My mom even convinced me…

The Essence Within

Closing my eyes, I am wrapped in velvet darkness that caresses me. The darkness transforms into the light of peace, calming the storms of my mind. Racing questions, instantaneous thoughts, self deprecating feelings all wash away here in this space. Like my secret retreat. Silent tears sleigh down the hill of my cheeks as I…

Supplementing My Public School Education

Becoming frustrated with life will cause you to do a total evaluation of your life. I found out several things very early in life about myself: I am horrible with money; I am controlled by my emotions meaning that I am very impulsive and reactive; and, I found it difficult to really know what I…

If I Were to Interview Kendrick Lamar

My husband is a Kendrick Lamar fan. At our place, we have pretty much committed to a homelifestyle of limited wi-fi access, no radio, and no cable. But certain artists or albums seem to find a way to penetrate my fortress. Back to the story. I found out via my husband that the new Kendrick album…

Emotion Check

Do you have issues dealing with emotions whether stemming from your own thoughts or from situations involving others? Or have you acted impulsively based on an emotion you’ve experienced? Looking back through my life, I can see so many instances of when I have let my emotions control me. Not good. At all. I know that…

Poisoned By It

Firstly, it’s totes real. There’s no activity, nor device alert, nor conversation piece that escapes the mighty power of constipation. What in life is pleasant when you’re full to the brim with weallknowwhat? That’s kinda how life can get sometimes. We fill every cavity of our body with the emotions, thoughts, and situations of everyone…

When Nature Calls…

Text Message: ? 5 mins later Text Message: ?? “Where are we going?” “Not too far” “Aren’t people on this trail?” “Usually but not around this time, this is dinner time so everyone has walked their dogs.” Silence but for the crunching of leaves. “Was that a person?” “No, probably just a deer.” “Do you…

What if God is a Dick?

I mean really, think about it. What if God is a complete asshole of a supreme being? How would you react? Would you act differently? If so, what would that make you? How would it shape your perception of religion and life? Sitting atop a pillow one day in the half lotus position, stoned as…

Ignorance

There was a time when I longed to be an adult so I could go make my own money and buy the good cereal, so I could stay up past my bedtime reading the latest Harry Potter, or so I could skip church on wednesday nights. As I grew older however, things changed. Drastically, the…

The Secret of Routine

The only time I can remember solid routine in my life was in grade school. After that, I saw no use for it. It was a mere hinderance to my day. So here I sit on a Saturday afternoon in a coffee shop sipping a spiced chai latte. My soul’s desire is to taste of…

Maturity

Is it absolutely mandatory that I grow up? What is this growing up business? Didn’t someone say that an adult is just an undeveloped child? What tf does that mean? So all adults are just retarded children? No. Kids are programmable but the effectiveness of curiosity and imagination colors the water. Where does our imagination go…