All posts tagged: beginner

Journaling

Writing for me is an outlet. It always has been. There are journals with my name on them in the archives of my home from the time I was 6 years old. There are writings about going to the museum, the zoo, the library. Stories about events that happened between my brother and I and funny things between my parents. I wrote about what I wanted to be when I grew up and analyzed my place in the world with scrawly handwriting and illustrations. For me, using a pen and paper as a means to process the happenings of a day or sort through my emotions is simply second nature. As mentioned briefly in my previous post Lets Chat: Teenagers, I’ve kept journals throughout my adolescent years to keep me sane…or highlight my insanity…one or the other. There are notebooks filled to the brim with angst. From frustrations to song lyrics to my hopes and dreams to my crush of the week, I wrote about it all. I was completely unaware at the time that …

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Hey friends! It’s the weekend, woo! Finally. This weekend is particularly strange for me as it’s the first time in a long time that I get to break the pattern of my usual weekend activities (working) and exchange it for fun (we’re gonna pretend I didn’t bring my laptop with me with the intention of stalking my job all weekend). It’s bachelorette party weekend in my friend group and we are in the city enjoying the sights and each other’s company.   Not working on a weekend for me is actually a big deal. Not only because I am always and I mean always doing it. But mainly because I’m a recovering control freak…I really like to be in control of my environments and work is an environment that is labeled as mine therefore I need to be in total control of it at all times. Pro tip: wanting to be in control of an environment 24/7 doesn’t mean that you will actually be in control of that environment ever. Needless to say, this weekend …