Freeing

People have many pre-made opinions about how life works. Usually, they consist of microscopic visions transplanted onto every corner of the world. Can’t get a decent job here? It must be like this everywhere. Dating pool is pretty lame? Maybe it’s time to settle. Life sucks right now? It’s probably going to continue to suck.…

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I (Almost) Have No Interest in Buying a House

I’m 25. As I round life’s bases, some traditional milestones should be hitting the scoreboard. Unfortunately, my age makes me a Millennial, and I’m lumped into an incredibly lackluster generation, known for being lazy, financially strapped, and not wanting too many kids. Moreover, my generation backs down from the proposition of home ownership. However, I’m…

I’ve felt so uninspired lately. Nothing is giving me that creative spark. My novel is in shambles. My ukulele sits untouched. I can’t think of anything that could possibly be worth writing or doing. It’s like I’m a toad, squatting for flies to come by, but nothing ever comes. January is such a do nothing…

Stuck in Ohio

It’s the beginnings of a bleak January in the Buckeye State, and many of its residents are probably looking for a way to beat the winter blues. I am, of course, no exception. I have been looking for a way out of Ohio in my spare time. This starts every September, long before the heat…

Looking for Paradise

Seasons have always felt differently to me. I’m not sure if it’s some form of synesthesia, or another symptom of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), but all four changes in a year have very specific and unchanging feelings and associations in my mind. This is why I think the light box therapy is working. I have…

Another Tired Soul

How did life get so boring? I get home tired, eat my small dinner, refuse to clean the dishes staring me in the face, and watch YouTube to stave off the anxiety until I go to sleep. Now that I can no longer binge eat after work, I can’t seem to find another form of…