When being perfect just isn’t an option anymore

When being perfect just isn’t an option anymore

I have a friend, let's call her Jen. Jen has always been used to being the best of everything she's tried. She strives for perfection and always has since her childhood. It's just her normal. But lately, that normal just isn't possible anymore. Life is getting the best of Jen and she feels like a [...]

Out-of-state student on why Cleveland isn’t all that bad

Out-of-state student on why Cleveland isn’t all that bad

Californian student moves to Cleveland to finish education Cleveland, Ohio. It’s not somewhere that people generally think about when they decide to move across the country. It isn’t a top destination city that is bursting at the seams with tourists life San Diego or New York City. However, it was for me. Cleveland was, and still is, a way to escape the [...]

Eventually things will turn around, even if not right now. And that’s ok.

Eventually things will turn around, even if not right now. And that’s ok.

"No one knows me, no one ever will. If I don't say something, if I just lie still." Singer and songwriter Milck showed her own vulnerability when sharing these words in her song "Quiet." Another line that hits you in the gut: "I can't keep quiet...a one women riot." I want to be that riot. [...]

Don’t get caught up in the web of invalidity

Don’t get caught up in the web of invalidity

When someone comes into your life and they seem to instantly connect with you, the automatic assumption is that you were meant to be in each other's lives. As friends, partners or even just acquaintances. Usually, these feelings are accurate. But not always. And that is alright. When someone takes themselves out from underneath the [...]