Hello, lovelies! I hope you're all doing well, the weather is being kind to you wherever you are, you ate something good today, everyone was wearing their mask whenever you went out (or better yet, you got to stay home to protect yourself) and you got to pet puppies in your dreams or in real… Continue reading Return to Academia
Hello, lovelies! Happy Monday! It's time for another personal post (so, warning you now, before you curse at me when I lure you into reading about me as a human who emotions and struggles, instead of our usual banter about books or writing wonders). But, I apparently suffer from black and white thinking, which is… Continue reading Searching for Gray Amidst Black and White
Hello lovelies! I hope you all had a good, restful weekend and that you're doing what you need to, in order to take care of yourself. The world is still a raging dumpster fire and it's very easy to let your mind get caught up in everything. And while it is important to stay informed… Continue reading Be Kind To Yourself
Hello, lovelies. I don't know if it's just because my hormones are all out of whack thanks to starting my period or because I set myself up for it, but I've been reflecting a lot these past few days and getting...slightly depressed, despite living a really, really good life. Because, you know, I can't stop… Continue reading Comparison, Longing and Impatience, Oh My!
Hello, loves. My names Nicole and I have seriously bad driving anxiety. And I hate it. It's such a weird conundrum. I enjoy driving. I enjoy listening to music, using the time to overthink (and sometimes, plot novels). But I also get so nervous when I drive. If I have to drive somewhere unfamiliar, I… Continue reading When Anxiety Narrows In and Focuses