I was conversing with my mom a couple of days ago about the existence of subjectivity when it comes to marking the arts in an academic sense. I was explaining to her how frustrating it can be when a particular teacher or professor is not necessarily fond of how you present something and therefore gives … More The Subjectivity of the Arts in Academia
I received Andy Weir’s Artemis for Christmas from one of my cousins and was eager to begin reading it. This text can be categorized as science fiction, and because I do not normally read books of this genre, I figured I would give it a try and see if this genre would become one of … More Book Review: Artemis
A couple of days ago my roommates and I thought it would be fun to recreationally participate in a yoga session via a Youtube tutorial. My one roommate informed me she has been practicing yoga almost daily as of late and that she had thoroughly been enjoying it, so I agreed to join her for a … More Why Yoga?
In lieu of my former two Get To Know Me Posts and how well they were received by you, my wonderful readers, I thought I would do yet another post in this manner. I quite enjoy composing these posts, and for anyone else with a creative blog, I highly recommend trying it yourself! It is … More Get To Know Me (Again, Again)
When I was a university student, enrolled in the English Language and Literature program, I took a course in my third year dedicated to the concept of creative writing. I was excited yet simultaneously leery about this course because I was unsure of what exactly it consisted of, and looking back, I can say with … More How To Be More Creative As A Writer
Depending on your hair type, it can be difficult to designate products that boost the health of your locks. My hair tends to be dry and it is also long, therefore the products I discuss in this post may not be suitable for everyone. For shampoo and conditioner, I went through several bottles of the … More Best Hair Products of 2017
Staying hydrated is an absolutely crucial component of living a healthy life. However, for a majority of individuals, ingesting enough water in a given day is a difficult task, and it can be challenging to fathom ways to incorporate more H20 into your diet. For me, personally, Mio is an absolute life-saver. If you’re unaware … More How to Drink More Water
While some of you may think this post is rather useless, it is my hope that some readers may find this post interesting or beneficial. I thought I could list all the products I make use of daily, and that permanently reside in my makeup bag, because they are the products I have categorized as … More What’s In My Makeup Bag?
Following the conclusion of my desire to religiously watch Game of Thrones, I came to the realization that I had to find another series to begin watching in an attempt to distract me from my Game of Thrones deprivation. I had heard about Schitt’s Creek from several friends and family members, and after being informed … More Schitt’s Creek
Beginning a blog can be a daunting task. With so many topic possibilities, and more blogs developing daily now than ever before, creating a blog can be intimidating and overwhelming. I created a post a while ago discussing the development of a blog, but this post is not intended to be a reiteration of the … More How To Start Your Own Niche Blog
My older sister, Danielle, recently celebrated her 25th birthday. She is almost two years older than I am, and together with my mom and dad we commemorated her birthday by spending quality time with one another. When I was younger, I felt as though my own birthday was the most important event of the year, … More The Celebration of A Birthday
I recently finished reading A Stranger In the House by Shari Lapena, and I wanted to dedicate a post to it because it truly was THAT good. This book is the first I have encountered in a while in which I struggled to put down at times, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The plot conveys the story … More Book Review: A Stranger In the House
Knowing which coffee blend best suits your palate can be a difficult designation. With so many brews, blends and roasts currently available, and arguably more developing in the future, the simple task of ordering a coffee can quickly become overwhelming. I thought I would create a post addressing the different types of roasts in hopes … More Know Your Roasts
I am actually quite saddened to be writing this post. I have recently concluded the seventh season of Game of Thrones, and to my knowledge, the eighth and final season will not be aired until 2019. That is a long time to wait. From what I have heard about the eighth and final season, it … More Game of Thrones: Season Seven
Eyelash extensions are undoubtedly a significant cosmetic and beauty trend as of right now. I know many individuals who have gotten eyelash extensions within the past year, and while a majority of them thoroughly enjoy them, I imagine some persons are unaware of just how costly they can be over time. I have nothing against eyelash … More Are Eyelash Extensions Worth the Hype?
I am undeniably an animal person. I have grown up with and around animals, and have further had pets in my life at all times since I was a child. My family and I had a dog named Ducky from the moment I was born until I was in the eighth grade, and after her … More The Tremendous Companionship of Pets
It was recently recommended to myself and my fellow students by one of our teachers to begin the job application process early, following the completion of our post-secondary education. I have encountered this recommendation several times throughout my education, however, I convinced myself it was still too early and that job applications were not yet … More The Importance of Early Job Applications
Self-help books are not exactly what I would refer to as my genre of preference. I have nothing against them specifically, however, I would rather read a book with a with a tremendous storyline that has me gripping the pages in anticipation. I had heard about Mark Manson’s text The Subtle Art of Not Giving A … More Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fu*K: A Counterintuitive Approach To Living A Good Life
I consume an astronomical amount of bananas, and I truly mean that. I will not disclose just how many I eat on a regular day, simply to avoid being judged, but I will admit that it is an abnormal amount. That being said, bananas are packed with numerous health benefits that I would argue not … More Bananas for Bananas
I received the Tarte 4-in-1 Setting Mist from the Rainforest of the Sea Collection for Christmas from one of my cousins, and because I am so profoundly impressed with it, I wanted to review it here on my blog. This product is available from the Sephora website and also Tarte’s website, and retails at Sephora … More Product Review: Tarte’s 4-in-1 Rainforest of the Sea Collection Setting Mist
We’ve all been there. You feel sluggish, unmotivated, and bland, and you have no idea why. Chances are you’re in the midst of a funk, and while being in a funk truly is a challenging experience, it certainly is not permanent. Prior to determining how to remove yourself from a funk, it is important to … More How To Get Out Of A Funk
Roughly three years ago, I had food allergy testing done. I was experiencing tremendous discomfort, bloating and pain with a majority of what I was eating, and I learned through testing that I am intolerant to gluten, dairy, and egg. Intolerances are different from allergies in the sense that intolerances have less serious complications than … More How Food Allergies Impact A Relationship
Shopping for a bathing suit can be an incredibly daunting task, especially if you’re unsure of which type of suit best compliments your body type. Nowadays, there are more bathing suit options available than ever before, therefore having a thorough understanding of your body shape can be beneficial when it comes time to purchase a … More The Best Bathing Suits For Different Body Types
Washing your face daily is an effective way to keep your skin looking healthy and youthful. It can be difficult, however, to determine how to properly wash your face when you’re unsure of what skin type you have. There are five main categorizations of skin types – normal, dry, oily, and combination. If you’re one … More How to Wash Your Face According to Your Skin Type
As a Christmas gift from my boyfriend’s brother and his wife, I received a care package from LUSH, said package containing a facial scrub, a shower jelly, a bath bomb and a bar of soap. For the purpose of this post, I will be reviewing the shower jelly because it is the only product I … More Product Review: LUSH Cosmetics Shower Jellie 93,000 Miles
The human body is a remarkable thing. It performs various functions within numerous systems, and despite the incredibility of these functions, the body itself can be rather odd, too. Here are some interesting facts regarding the human body, with this information coming from BSN Program. The brain itself does not actually feel any pain; rather, … More Weird Body Facts
I was reading an article from Refinery29 regarding how to fix some common makeup product blunders, and I thought it would be beneficial to dedicate a post to the topic since busted makeup is about as depressing as The Titanic. These hacks explain how to fix broken powders and eyeshadows, busted lipstick and creams that have … More Broken Makeup? No Problem!
This past summer, I had the pleasure of sampling cold brew coffee at my local Starbucks store. I had tasted iced coffee numerous times before, but never cold brew specifically, so I was quite intrigued as to what the difference between the two was. Holy moly, cold brew is infinitely better than iced coffee, in my … More What Is Cold Brew Coffee?
I personally am not a huge fan of accessorizing. I prefer simplicity over extravagance, however, I do believe that there are certain pieces all women should have in their possession. A watch is definitely a timeless, classic accessory. A watch is an incredibly versatile piece, both in appearance and use, and it can be worn … More Classic Accessories Every Woman Should Have
I know what you’re thinking – how is she already finished season six? A valid question, but as I stated in my former post, I have ample time on my hands right now due to my inability to do anything remotely physical. I am essentially confined to my couch, so Game of Thrones has been … More Game of Thrones: Season Six