Art by Tyler Spangler Checking in The lyrics of Madonna’s “Hung Up” plays in the background of my mind. “Time goes by, so slowly…” There are days when time flies by. Then are days that drag like a 3-hour college lecture. “How is it only 2 o’clock,” I’ll wonder. Some days are filled with grief,…… Continue reading checking in
I considered titling this post “writing and feeling things”, because that’s what is going on at this moment. Sitting at home, allowing myself to feel a lot of things I would very much prefer to not be feeling. Angrily, I began writing and spewing every thought and word that entered my brain, a stream of…… Continue reading going on, despite…
Art by Tyler Spangler “Be a badass at rest,” my therapist said to me after I lamented about my inability to sit still and not let negative thoughts swirl in moments of stillness and quiet. “You’re still a badass, you’re just resting.” This mantra of being a “badass at rest” has been incredibly useful in…… Continue reading a badass at rest
Art by Hayley Sheldon “What’s your niche?” It’s a question that any writer is familiar with. Having a niche topic as an Internet writer makes you more easily discovered, helps you cultivate an engaged audience, and makes you more desirable to brands. There are many benefits of having a niche, and it is certainly important…… Continue reading Figuring out your niche? Or figuring out yourself?
There was a time I was quite frankly embarrassed to say that I ran a “Philly lifestyle blog” when meeting new people. At the time it seemed silly; I felt childish promoting my lil blog. “Ugh, another wannabe ~influencer~,” I would imagine people were thinking when I mentioned Positive Publicity. This was my own insecurity…… Continue reading finding confidence in your work.
I love when inspiration strikes while partaking in the most menial of activities. In this case, it was scrolling through Insta. As I was looking through the photos I have saved to my account, I had a Jimmy Neutron “brain blast” moment, when I figured out what I wanted today’s post to be about. In…… Continue reading Instagram accounts I follow for peace and sanity.
Perception. This has been a big topic in recent therapy sessions and conversations with friends. The way we think a scenario went. How we think a situation occured. How we think our future will inevitably play out. Perception is a funny and fickle thing. Have you ever thought someone to be rude in a conversation,…… Continue reading Perception vs. reality