I wrote a post in February titled Self Harm, Depression, and Monsters Under the Bed. It was a hard and honest look at what my life has been like dealing with self harm and depression, and I was terrified to finally get it out. I was so scared to show the pain and talk about something that felt like a giant monster that was constantly waiting for me, and it hurt my relationships with others, and most importantly with myself.
It’s no secret that I have a love for books. It’s what made me want to be a writer actually. I used to hide Nancy Drew in my history and science textbooks and *attempt* to fool my mother into thinking I was doing my work. For as long as I can remember I’ve loved books. Recently I’ve been able to read more, and this summer, read six books of varying genres. Continue reading “9 Books to Give this Christmas”
Welcome back, my little witches and ghosts! I hope everyone had a spooky Halloween, and no one got run over by hordes of trick-or-treat-ers. I had a blast dressing up as one of my favorite villains: Amarantha from A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas. Continue reading “Friday Favorites: Mulled Wine”
If you remember, my last post (which you can read here) was all about hand written letters. There’s something about putting pen to paper that changes the way we connect. With screens in our faces all the time, I think maybe getting a piece of mail in our mailbox can mean more than just an email or a facebook message. Continue reading “Friday Favorites: Disney Villain Stamps”