Struggling to Fit in While Multi-racial

Growing up as more than race can be hard. You are constantly made to feel like an outsider. Stuck sitting in your shade of awkward gray. You get teased, or berated for being whatever mix you are. In public, people ask you the golden question, “What are you?” Which doesn’t lessen the feeling of beingContinue reading “Struggling to Fit in While Multi-racial”

How to Stop Being An Impulse Buyer

I have to make a confession which I feel is one of the first steps toward recovery. I am an impulse buyer. I buy things on a whim. I buy things based on emotions. I buy things just to buy them. It becomes especially troublesome with Amazon prime. It’s like Christmas every two days. AtContinue reading “How to Stop Being An Impulse Buyer”

Wealthy Rush to Aid Notre Dame, Why Not Others?

It is sad to see that a historical landmark like Notre Dame has been damaged and ravaged by fire. The cathedral has stood for hundreds of years, inspired countless artists, and stories like The Hunchback of Notre Dame. While the bell towers were saved, the roof and spire toppled and crumbled down. Many entities areContinue reading “Wealthy Rush to Aid Notre Dame, Why Not Others?”

Are Braces or Invisalign Better?

Through the twisted hands of fate, I ended up having to use both braces and Invisalign in my lifetime. I had braces as a kid and the aligners as an adult. Why both you ask? Because I got the braces before my wisdom teeth grew in. So yes my teeth got straightened, but it all cameContinue reading “Are Braces or Invisalign Better?”

A Childish Gambino Film: Guava Island Review

“Guava Island” is a unique narrative by Childish Gambino that seems like a mix between legend, fairytale, movie and musical. It centers around a couple and their struggle to survive and thrive. The film starts with an origin story in which seven Gods created what they termed as the ‘dueling truths’ love and war. They thenContinue reading “A Childish Gambino Film: Guava Island Review”

What Are the Basics in Harmoniously Living With Someone?

There are some universal things that I feel both parties in a relationship must bring to the table for a cohabitation to truly flourish and last. These basics center on the ability to care for yourself. It is crucial you know how to do so before trying to shirk the responsibility onto your partner. It isn’tContinue reading “What Are the Basics in Harmoniously Living With Someone?”

Family: A Big Part of My Culture

I am multiracial so the house I grew up in was influenced by more than one culture. My Mexican culture placed a high emphasis on family. The family is considered the foundation when it comes to life. Your family is expected to support and always be there for you. In turn, it is your dutyContinue reading “Family: A Big Part of My Culture”

Why I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything

In relationships, we often consider it to be romantic when someone considers you their everything. We think, I mean so much to them, I feel important. Which can feel great initially but become taxing and draining as time goes on. When you are literally everything to someone, you have so many roles to play. SomeContinue reading “Why I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything”

Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Partner Like A Project

For a vast majority of women, we tend to view the men in our lives like projects. On the one hand it is understandable because of our innate creative capacity. I mean, we have the power to create and bring forth life! However, when it comes to the men we are dating we need toContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Partner Like A Project”

Good People Learned Bad Behavior

When it comes to relationships, we can try our best to be good to someone but not realize that our definition of ‘good’ can be tainted. We can express learned toxic behaviors that we came to believe were positive when in fact they were not. You can hope to be wonderful to someone but notContinue reading “Good People Learned Bad Behavior”