Show Off Your Curls

Show Off Your Curls

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly try to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Growing up, I never had that sense of fitting in. I was always the tall, awkward chick with the curly hair. I was quiet and shy as a...
How Getting To Know Myself Changed My Life

How Getting To Know Myself Changed My Life

“You’re supposed to be the leading lady in your own life, for God’s sake!” ― Iris Simpkins, The Holiday (2006) At the age of 21, when I first decided that I wanted to work in a creative field, I quit my 8-month-old corporate job as a quality...
How I Learned to Embrace My Rebellious Nature

How I Learned to Embrace My Rebellious Nature

I don’t believe that rebellion is something that you grow out of, get-over or rise above. I think that if you’re born with a rebellious spirit then it will always be a part of you, channeling forth from you in one way or another. I used to think that one day I would...
Should Be Syndrome

Should Be Syndrome

In both work and social spheres I regularly encounter people who spend much of their time trying to reconcile life to their expectations. Often you find that their expectations are based on a long list of should be scenarios. For example: By 21 I should have my...