I’ve seen this buzzword come up a few times in feeds and on social (just glue my hand to my phone at this point). I think it’s important to address, especially with my friends and family who hold positions of power and are capable of acting out institutional change. What does “performative activism” mean? It […]
For my white friends who feel attacked:
To all my white friends and family who feel attacked right now, I want you to know I see you and I hear you. I don’t think it’s funny that you feel uncomfortable and I don’t think the people taunting you are always justified. I don’t expect your blind acceptance and I don’t want your […]
Netflix’s Spinning Out is the right kind of cringe
In Samantha Stratton’s Spinning Out, compassionate storytelling weave the figure skating lives of the Baker women into their reality of living with bipolar disorder. Here’s what I think the show did well, and why you should watch.
You’re not broken; you’re just unhappy.
You’re not broken, you’re just unhappy. Let’s unpack that.
Outdoor Shoot Locations for Free or Cheap in Austin
Working on a video with low or no budget? Check out these Austin outdoor venues for backgrounds with a great vibe.
It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.
The last year of my life changed everything about me. For the better.
Why not me, why not now?
How can you go from a world full of self doubt and reasons you can’t succeed to a place of confidence? Maybe it’s time to start asking: Why not me? Why not now?
I’ll put the psycho in your psychosomatic
Living with symptoms is only half the battle when you suffer from a long-term debilitating illness. The other half is psychological, social and a battle for your own beliefs.
Create a work life that acknowledges reality.
When we create a life that denies our very real needs, we end up breaking ourselves to fit someone else’s mode. I talk about creating a work life that is both realistic to you and lifegiving.
Castle Rock is everything you hate about Stephen King novels.
Look, I love Bill Skaarsgard so much. He is hella spooky looking and does not match his name at all, but he is incredibly talented. So when I saw he was in another horror show (he formerly starred in the Netflix gore fest that was Hemlock Grove), I thought – sure – I’ll give him […]
Pops of Poppy
To bring out the green eyed monster in me (or just to brighten up my face) – I liked to use a purple look. Check out my tutorial featuring some nontraditional hues from Sephora Collection, Pure Cosmetics and more.
Let’s Talk Accountability
You’re responsible for the life you are (or aren’t) building. Today I’m talking choices that make up who we are and how we owe good decisions to ourselves and the people who support us.