I have an issue with our issues with vanity. Vanity, as seen above, implies excessive pride or admiration in your appearance but our society has made self-confidence synonymous with vanity, making it virtually impossible to like yourself without facing criticism. Not to get political but capitalism feeds on us disliking ourselves so of course they … Continue reading Defying Vanity
I know that I have taken quite the hiatus from writing, I'll explain why another time, but I'm back! Due to recent events, I wanted to share a short narrative I wrote for a class that was centered around inclusivity and diversity. This narrative is meant to answer the question: what has been your experience(s) … Continue reading So, what are you?
This past month, I stepped and stayed out of my comfort zone by spending just over 3 weeks in the beautiful country of Colombia. To sum my trip up in one word, it was life-changing. (I think technically that's two words but I don't care). As I flew away from Chicago, I felt different this … Continue reading World Traveler Part 1: Colombia