I welcomed September in an Airbnb patio in Winslow, AZ. The stillness of the town in the morning is something I had not experienced before. The only noise that I could hear was the cars passing by the freeway every fifteen minutes. Winslow is one of those places that you visit once in a lifetime, … Continue reading September Update
Planning is essential to succeed in school. If I do not plan, I do not get my work done on time, and my anxiety increases. The way I plan changes throughout the years as the way I plan depends on my needs. Sometimes these steps are minimized, or the tools (bullet journal, Google Calendar, agenda) … Continue reading How I Plan as a Student
I often make my life seem better in my mind than how it is. I pretend like some moments in my life are from a movie scene. Many years ago, I read a Tumblr post that essentially encourages romanticizing life. As I get older, I realize just how important this is. Make a big deal … Continue reading Romanticizing Life
How I reduce my anxiety and deal with anxiety attacks.
I am bisexual, but I did not really come out “properly,” I told my husband a handful of friends about my sexuality, and I occasionally retweet things that imply my sexuality, but I have not come out and said “hi I’m bisexual” for everyone to read, or hear. I never really came out because I … Continue reading Being Bisexual
I created this playlist a few years back to get me through my hard days. These songs remind me that I am alive, not just existing. These songs bring me joy. These songs make me nostalgic for the future. For me, that happens to be somewhere in New York City. Listen to this playlist on … Continue reading Playlist: “Alive”
A few months back, I wrote a post about my Chicana identity in which I talked about feeling out of place. While it is a valid struggle, it is one that is of little importance compared to others. At the time of writing said post, I was not fully aware of some issues within our … Continue reading Rant: Appropriation within Chicanxs
In this day and age, if you aren't an ally of any marginalized group, then you are doing it wrong. But just because you give yourself the title of an ally does not mean that you are doing it right. Although everyone shows their support for specific movements, and it seems like the latest "trend" … Continue reading How To Be An Ally
A playlist to listen to when everything around you seems to be so chaotic and your mind cannot keep up.
To my little sister - because I asked you for ideas on what to write about, and you said "me." I figured writing about you or to you directly on here would be a bit strange so instead here are 16 things I wish I knew when I was 16. Sleep is not for the … Continue reading 16 Things I Wish I Knew At 16