Letting Go of Toxic Friends

Updated: Jun 8, 2020 At first, it was the little things: “Hey, where’s my Christmas present?” or “Send answers please!” And for so long, as they piled up, I thought that I was obligated to fulfill their requests simply because we were friends. But then it got harder for me to laugh with them because IContinue reading “Letting Go of Toxic Friends”

screw society

I never really had many insecurities when I was younger, but honestly, that would probably be expected. High School and Middle School was when teens would become more self-conscious and degrading towards one another and themselves. When social cliques formed, and you would have to scramble to find “your people.” When there were suddenly “meanContinue reading “screw society”

Why Do I Feel Like I Never Measure Up?

Have you ever received praise you don’t think you deserved? I have always felt this way about my writing. Though I receive compliments about my work, I can never seem to accept them. In fact, when compliments wear off, they make me feel even worse than I already am. I feel like I’m held toContinue reading “Why Do I Feel Like I Never Measure Up?”

A Dance With Darkness

Updated: Apr 24, 2020 A Dance With Darkness By, A.J. Depression. Depression is a term that if not all, most people have grown familiar with. It is something that easily rolls off the tongue and hides in the deepest corners of the mind. It is a heavy cloak that settles on your shoulders and weighs youContinue reading “A Dance With Darkness”