I was having a quarter-life crisis at the age of 20. If I lived to eighty, that would make it accurate. Whilst I realistically acknowledged that the tumultuous years between the ages of 13 and 19 were soaked in self-doubt and discovery for almost everyone I knew, I couldn’t help but wonder: how much of … More Quarter-life Crisis
World Poetry Day was almost two months, but poetry should be celebrated every day. It is only appropriate to every so often, highlight some of the best poets’ humanity has managed to produce. Our world is filled with writers, singers, actors, painters, and creative beings. Like little gems of light on an otherwise darkened planet, … More 5 Poets of Our Time
And I want to ask you how you are; how you really are. How’s your mind; your soul; your body, but it feels like too much time has passed between us now. We are growing strangers, trying desperately to claw at a life neither of us live anymore. We no longer talk about life and … More Distance
Is ‘gender’ destiny? This unique issue of National Geographic, unlike any I have ever read, commences with the opening subtitle: “What if all could thrive?” This question feels like a dagger to the chest. I am a young woman, still a teen in fact, and that very question sums up what is so … More Gender Revolution
Teen /tēn/ informal adjective relating to teenagers. When I was a young whippersnapper at the tender age of thirteen with my crimson crocs and knee-length jeans, the teen magazines I was exposed to discussed four main topics: beauty, fashion, celebrities and boys: pertinent topics of discussion for teenage girls. And although media can’t be solely … More A Love Letter to Teen Vogue
Let me start off by saying, everyone had an opinion about the ‘Women’s March’. Some, I know, are more valid than mine. I do not live in America, so I was pretty much only an observer in the entire U.S election. But for me, this march wasn’t just about the election. Of course, the … More ‘Women’s March’ – A Teenager’s Thoughts.
“Because you’re a girl…” A statement I’ve never really understood. I could not grasp the fact that your gender was a legitimate excuse for not having the ability to do something. Especially something you really want to do. “Don’t sit like that. You’re a girl.” “You can’t go out that late. You’re a girl.” “You … More “Because you’re a girl…”