If I were to tell you an anxiety episode I had at the beginning of the year was one of the reasons I decided to purchase a house, I imagine your reaction would be akin to a few popular gifs, many of which I most certainly have used myself. You may even question my sanity. But, before you do, read the rest of this post.Read More
While promoting her new film, “Booksmart” at the Bumble SXSW Hive last month, director Olivia Wilde said something brilliant. Even as I sit here now typing her quote for you to read, I can feel the tug at my heartstrings. Not only because I have been on the receiving end of similar criticisms. Not only because I have jumped to similar judgments of my fellow women.
But largely because I have definitely done it to myself.Read More
In the age of social media, comparison – particularly when it comes to appearance or beauty standards – is a constant issue. Instagramers look bloody perfect. Highlight is popping, brows are amazing, holy contour. Hey, I edit my photos, too. And there are previous posts where I know full well now that I overdid it and look like an alien.
But let’s talk about lips.
Really. That’s what I want to talk about.
I have a point, I promise.Read More
I speak from experience when I say Korea loves holidays. I mean, we even celebrate “Pepero Day” on November 11th because four of the standing cookie sticks look like a series of ones. And Pepero celebrates some added coin in the pockets. But when it comes to Valentine’s Day, Korea sees your single holiday and raises you two.Read More
Some of you might remember a few months ago, when the lineup for Grizzly Fest was announced, there was a bit of an uproar in the community about the headliners. I hope you can sense the sarcasm through the screen. There were letters to the editor at the Fresno Bee, town hall meetings, and City Council Meetings that included a cringe-worthy rendition of a specific Dr. Dre song from The Chronic. Now, I have my personal beliefs as to why this affluent neighborhood in Fresno did not want an urban music festival to take place in their neck of the woods but I’m not here to talk about that.Read More
Hi, everyone! So, I asked on my Instagram whether you wanted to see a video or just read a blog post for my birthday Q&A and the majority said to go ahead and do both! If you want to view the video, all you have to do is hit play down below but if you would prefer to read the answers, go ahead and scroll past it for the written answers!Read More