Sarcasm can be mean, it can be unhealthy, and can hurt relationships; yet so many people treat sarcasm as a personality trait synonymous with cool, clever, and witty. I have a problem with sarcasm for a variety of reasons; primarily because a lot of people use sarcasm inappropriately and cause a lot of damage in [...]
As we get closer to the 2020 election and potential presidential candidates are out campaigning, we are sure to start hearing conflicting stories, dissenting opinions, and mudslinging (something that has happened for hundreds of years in politics). I am someone who works in media (broadcast, and now formerly print) and consumes media, I can confidently [...]
I'm an oversharer, and no, I don't mean I overshare like everybody else on the internet. I mean I overshare in my everyday life. I used to catch myself after an interaction and think, "wow, they didn't need or want to know that about me." Sometimes I would get angry with myself for talking too [...]
Hi! I took a break from posting during winter term due to a variety of factors. One: I was going through an intense depressive episode at the beginning of January and it lasted through the end of February. Two: most of my classes this term were extremely demanding and in the most ridiculous ways. Three: [...]
My cat, Sylvie is sweet, does silly things, and is diabetic. Sylvie will be 11 years old in February and he's been diabetic since 2016. He is happy and healthy and I had to change my lifestyle quite a bit to accommodate his needs. Having a diabetic cat is not a death sentence, it just requires more love and care than is normally expected for a cat.