Flora ~ Habit-tracking App

Flora is a free, habit-tracking and focus app that helps you stay on track with work and study. I also use it for reading and writing when I know I want to spend a certain amount of time doing these and other tasks. You set your timer, pick a tree and/or plant, put down your… Continue reading Flora ~ Habit-tracking App

My School Experience with the Pandemic and Some Tips from a Former Homeschooler

So, for one of my classes I had to write a thousand words on anything. I was thinking, why not make it into a blog post type of thing.   I know, weird intro, I just really wanted to use it. I’ll be honest, I both love and hate what is happening because of the pandemic. I dislike paying… Continue reading My School Experience with the Pandemic and Some Tips from a Former Homeschooler

My Issues With The World Right Now

I will not lie and say that I am always calm and level headed when it comes to potential life or death situations like the pandemic which is infecting a fast growing number of the population and can kill anyone, including the young and healthy, as the recent analysis of Italy's death numbers show, but… Continue reading My Issues With The World Right Now

Too Young to Realize

I was young. Too young to realize what was really happening. Too young to realize this was love. Too young to realize it was one sided. Too young to realize I was being used.    I remember the way my heart started to pound, a wide smile filled with teeth gracing my face when she… Continue reading Too Young to Realize

Things People Need to Realize about Mental Illness

It isn’t just us being lazy. It isn’t being tired or weak willed or grumpy. It isn’t us just not wanting to try or change. They are called mental illnesses for a reason.    It is being so weak and tired and powerless that simply breathing takes all of your energy. It is never being… Continue reading Things People Need to Realize about Mental Illness

Weird Ways to deal with a Loved One in the Hospital

The first thing you should know it that I am incredibly close with my grandfather. We go out to eat together, have shows we watch together, sit in companionable silence, and he edits anything I write that he sees, including these blog posts. I am always happy with it though because there are only ever… Continue reading Weird Ways to deal with a Loved One in the Hospital

Top Three Tips for Opening Up about Your Problems

I have a hard time opening up to people. I have a hard time being honest about my deeper feelings, even in regards to myself. I am only just starting to really admit certain things to myself and the people who need to know so I can start figuring it all out. Everyone has things… Continue reading Top Three Tips for Opening Up about Your Problems

A Deep Introspection: Sort-of

When we close our eyes and search for something meaningful: when we close our eyes and feel nothing but self-pity, what does it matter? What do these actions help? Sometimes I look in the mirror without seeing. I see features, I see what I look like to everyone else, but I don’t see me. I… Continue reading A Deep Introspection: Sort-of

Weekend Adventures: Beauty and the Beast Tea

The weekend after my family left my slowly recovering self (check out my Hospitalized in London post for more information) was when my schools had their Yorkshire trip. With how I was feeling I decided to stay instead of spending three days at a hostel and lots of hours in a bus + walking up… Continue reading Weekend Adventures: Beauty and the Beast Tea

Hospitalized in Venice

I want to start out by apologizing for my lack of posting lately. I’m sorry. [Note before we start: I hope you like the pictures of me. My mom likes to laugh at my pain so you have her to thank for that. I still love her though and she took good care of me… Continue reading Hospitalized in Venice