The do’s and don’ts of blogging

Blogging is something that has gained tremendous popularity in recent years as a result of the rise of technology. With so much information readily available at our fingertips thanks to mobile phones, computers and constant accessibility to internet, more and more people are turning to online platforms for their daily reading, and for many, blogs … More The do’s and don’ts of blogging

My 2019 highlights

Well, here we are facing another year, putting the previous behind us. It’s difficult to stop and seriously ponder the fact that another year has come and gone considering it seems like time is stuck in fast motion, but at the end of each year, I like to do a little bit of self-reflection and … More My 2019 highlights

Maintaining remembrance on Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day, as we likely all know. A day to respect, remember, and revisit notions of significant sacrifice that were made by strangers for our own wellbeing. Remembrance Day is something we’re made aware of every year. We wear poppies, we see commercials aired on television to honour our veterans, and we stand … More Maintaining remembrance on Remembrance Day

Thank you

When I first started blogging a few years ago, I really didn’t have any sort of long-term plan. I knew wanted to post daily, and I’ve done just that. 1,132 times, to be exact. I wasn’t sure how many people my posts would reach. To date, OnTheEdgeOfEverything has earned just under 20,000 views. I didn’t … More Thank you

The beauty of books

There’s something unexplainable about holding and reading a book. I can’t exactly pinpoint what it is that gives me such joy, but having an actual text in my hands and turning its pages as I immerse myself deeper and deeper in its plot is a sensation like no other. My mom gave me an article … More The beauty of books

Here’s why you need to follow Morgan Harper Nichols on Instagram

If I had to choose a social media platform I favour over others, it would be Instagram. I’m not sure if this preference stems from my love for photography, or the fact that I’ve always appreciated visuals, but either way, Instagram is pretty neat. I was browsing through the Explore section on Instagram about a … More Here’s why you need to follow Morgan Harper Nichols on Instagram

Purging emotion through creativity

Feeling overwhelmed isn’t exactly a pleasant feeling. Depending on the context of what’s causing you to feel inundated with stress, sometimes it can feel like we’re drowning in our own thoughts, unable to designate clarity. Feeling overwhelmed isn’t a permanent state of mind, though. In fact, there’s several ways to go about ridding our minds … More Purging emotion through creativity

Three signs that book you’re reading is a keeper

Reading can be a truly incredible experience. Depending on the text you’re reading, and further, your level of interest in said text, reading can be an experience that isn’t easily forgotten. On the other hand, it can also be a nightmare if you’re reading a book that fails to peak your interest. Reading is something … More Three signs that book you’re reading is a keeper

The implications of Alabama’s abortion law

An article from The Huffington Post caught my eye the other evening. Titled “Alabama Wants To Imprison Marshae Jones. Her Crime Was Being Shot While Pregnant,” I imagine it’s relatively simple to figure out why I was intrigued by the headline. The following excerpts are from the article: “Marshae Jones, a 28-year-old Alabama woman, is facing a manslaughter … More The implications of Alabama’s abortion law

Writer’s Block

If you’ve ever encountered writer’s block, chances are you know how insanely frustrating it is. You are staring at a blank screen, or perhaps a blank sheet of paper, pen in hand or hands hovering over the keyboard waiting for inspiration to strike, but nothing comes. You try and force yourself to think of something, … More Writer’s Block