Goodbye 2016

2016.

A year that included the killing of a gorilla, mass shootings, a series of terrorist attacks, humanitarian disasters, deaths of a few celebrities, a wildfire in Alberta and president Donald Trump. Many people I’ve talked to have told me this has been one of their worse years with what’s happened in the news. As much as I sympathize with them on how terrible the events throughout the year turned out to be, this year was a year of discoveries, realizations and somehow for me. Continue reading

What I’ve Learned from Dating an Upper-year

I can’t believe finals are starting next week and my first semester of first-year is already ending, but time does go by a lot faster in university and I’ve realized that unless I put effort into living in the moment and having fun with friends in my spare time, it’s too easy to spend all day studying. Continue reading

Ending 2015 and 2016 resolutions

2015 was a year of progression, achievements and on eye-opener to things I’ve never been able to do before. Although I regret not having accomplished as much as I wanted with this blog, I’ve gotten over a ton of Continue reading

are you beautiful? I asked 100 men what ‘physical beauty’ is and the results shocked me

To all the women out there who feel insecure about their body, who feel that they aren’t beautiful enough to be validated by others, you really need to read this article because it proves you all so darn wrong

Rozanne Leigh

Tina Fey said it best in her book, ‘Bossy Pants’:

 “But I think the first real change in women’s body image came when JLo turned it butt-style. That was the first time that having a large-scale situation in the back was part of mainstream American beauty.
Girls wanted butts now.
Men were free to admit that they had always enjoyed them.
And then, what felt like moments later, boom—Beyoncé brought the leg meat. A back porch and thick muscular legs were now widely admired.
And from that day forward, women embraced their diversity and realized that all shapes and sizes are beautiful.
Ah ha ha. No. I’m totally messing with you.
All Beyonce and JLo have done is add to the laundry list of attributes women must have to qualify as beautiful.

Now every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose…

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Written Wednesday: Dreaming of Wonderland + blog update!

Hey guys!

Alright, it seems like blogging three times a week isn’t exactly working for me; I can do Written Wednesday and Friday, but sometimes I get songwriter’s block, so I decided to chance the schedule up a bit. From now on, Continue reading