So here we are, 2017 upon us. Ringing in the New Year always means time for change; fresh starts, new beginnings, and resolutions. So how about some self-reflection, shall we? But not about the usual topics-relationships, dieting, exercise, etc. How about some post-election, political self-reflection? Yay, so much fun, right?!? For Clinton supporters, frustration at … Continue reading The Politics of Anger
You know you’ve seen it. Buzzfeed article celebrating Jennifer Lawrence’s latest awkward/funny/adorable interview. The Facebook link your friends are posting about which character from Friends you’re most like. And probably, like me, you’ve read these, clicked through them, and amused yourself for a few minutes more. With technology linking people, our celebrity culture has amplified. You … Continue reading Celebrity Infatuation: How thinking you’re “just like Jennifer Lawrence” could be damaging
Much has been said in the way of a woman's role. Who she is, what she does, how society views her, how society should view her. You only have to look so far as current pop songs (Beyonce's "Girls" or Katy Perry's "Roar") or TV shows (Girls, and before that, Sex and the City), to see that … Continue reading On Being a Woman
So, one of the many ways in which I am enjoying my spring break is to catch up on the lives of my close (and not so close) friends/family/associates, etc on Facebook. Well, shoot, I'll be honest, I check up on Facebook nearly every day. But during my spring break from work it feels more freeing. … Continue reading Spring Break, Facebook, and…Politics??