Why being an empathetic crier is the worst

empathy — the emotional responsiveness which an individual shows to the feelings experienced by another person; the ability to identify with another’s emotions and understand what they are feeling ^is that annoying for anyone else? One of my top five strengths (waddup StrengthsFinder) is Empathy. When I found this out, I didn’t even know what it […]

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What single-hood has taught me

Seven years. That’s how long I’ve been “single”. I put quotations marks around the word single, because before I was dumped over a text message, I was “in a relationship” with a guy who lived almost 1,000 miles away. See, my family moved from Texas to Minnesota when I was in high school and after […]

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Things I love from A – Z

Only love for the alphabet and the life I live. Even during times of change and struggle, I find it important to remember what I love.

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My favorite to least favorite US airlines

I love to fly. With it being one of the fastest, most efficient ways to travel, it’s easily my favorite form of traveling. Many people have their preferences on airlines and which is best, which is worst, who and what to avoid, where the extra charges come in, etc. and I’m no exception here. Now, […]

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Lessons I learned from my dogs

I’m obsessed with dogs. Everything about them makes me laugh, smile, or feel all cozy inside. If you’ve encountered a dog and had an unpleasant experience, don’t give up on dogs, give up on their owners (because dogs are only a product of their environment, don’t @ me). Listen, I was bit by my dog […]

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The Top 10 Places I want to see in the US

I live in the US up in the good ol’ cold Midwest. If you’re into sports, the Super Bowl was just hosted in my state. Minnesota, okay? I live in Minnesota. And while Minnesota is an amazing state and has so much beauty and nature to offer to the everyday visitor, I desperately want to […]

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My 5 Packing Essentials

I love to travel. The entire reason I started this blog was to write about my study abroad trip. And tomorrow, I go on another trip to… SAN DIEGO! I am so excited for this “friendcation” and being able to experience a city I’ve never been to before. Well, I’ve been there, but when I […]

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