Social Commentary

Lives Are At Stake: What You Say Or Don’t Say Matters. 

Monday through Friday, when I get to work I say hello and good morning to my supervisors. I then follow-up on emails and any messages. When 9:10 rolls around, I’m usually sitting at the desk with a brief window of free time. I take this time to read the news. For the past few weeks,… Continue reading Lives Are At Stake: What You Say Or Don’t Say Matters. 

Social Commentary

I Don’t Want To Know Why | Orlando Shooting

When events like the Orlando shooting happen, the media always focuses on the ‘Why’ question. Why did the shooter do it? What were his motivations? I guess some people find that important and the information can have value to law enforcement in the prevention of other attacks. However, knowing ‘Why’ just adds to the hate. Suddenly… Continue reading I Don’t Want To Know Why | Orlando Shooting

Social Commentary

The Holidays: Introverts vs. Extroverts

Hello fellow adventurers, I hope you’ve all had great holidays so far filled with the people and things that you love. While spending the holidays with my extended family I realized that holiday parties are a great way to distinguish who’s introverted versus who’s extroverted. Let’s start at the beginning of the party: The Entrance.… Continue reading The Holidays: Introverts vs. Extroverts

Anxiety · Depression · Social Commentary

An Anxious Girl’s Guide To Surviving The Holidays.

Hello fellow adventurers, It’s that wonderful time of the year: families are gathering, cookies are being baked, and presents are being wrapped. It’s also a time of great anxiety and stress. Holidays tend to become hectic and family gatherings can be highly unpredictable, elevating the anxiety levels of everyone involved. I’m excited to see my… Continue reading An Anxious Girl’s Guide To Surviving The Holidays.

Adventures of Shy Girl · Literary · Social Commentary

On Being Well Read | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Hello fellow adventurers, What does being well read mean? Growing up, teachers lead to me to believe that in order to be considered “well-read” I needed to fit certain criteria, I needed to: read the classics: Ernest Hemingway, Charlotte Bronte, Washington Irving, Raymond Carver, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, George Orwell, H.G. Wells and more. be… Continue reading On Being Well Read | Adventures Of Shy Girl

Adventures of Shy Girl · Anxiety · Social Commentary

Don’t You Dare Tell Me. | An Open(Angry) Letter

Hello fellow adventurers, People still seem to believe that anxiety and depression are choices we make. It’s sickening. So this is an open letter to people who think like that: Don’t tell me that anxiety disorders don’t exist when bright, talented scientists have spent years researching the difference between a healthy brain and one whittled… Continue reading Don’t You Dare Tell Me. | An Open(Angry) Letter

College Commentary · Personal · Social Commentary

Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Over Your First Love

Hello, fellow adventurers! Today I have something very special for you, a step-by-step guide! I’ve never done one of these before and by no stretch of the imagination am I an expert on this subject. However, I’m dealing with this issue and thought it’d be interesting to share my thoughts. It’s really hard for me… Continue reading Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Over Your First Love

Personal · Social Commentary

Top 5 Television Shows I Don’t Want To Live Without

Hello, I love watching T.V. and this summer I’ve watched so many episodes of Law & Order: SVU, American Ninja Warrior, America’s Got Talent, Zoo, and Rookie Blue that my head is spinning from all the different story lines that I have to follow for a drawn out period. All of these are great shows… Continue reading Top 5 Television Shows I Don’t Want To Live Without