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Advice to a Young Writer in School

Advice to a Young Writer in School

Question from a young writer (left in a comment on one of my vlogs): I’m starting university on the 30th of this month to study English and Creative Writing with the end goal of potentially becoming a screenwriter (though I’m open to other things along […]

My #MeToo Story Was My First Sexual Experience

My #MeToo Story Was My First Sexual Experience

Other women expanding their “me too” story has made me want to expand my own. So, here’s mine: The year I before my junior year at college, I was 20 and I realized I wasn’t going to be able to be a Christian the way […]

Things I Do to Manage My Depression and Anxiety

Things I Do to Manage My Depression and Anxiety

I saw a friend wrote a great post for #WorldMentalHealthDay where she just honestly stated that she does like 20 things a day to combat her depression and anxiety and I realized that I have my own list of things I do that I would […]

At Ease in Your Own Shell

At Ease in Your Own Shell

“Try to be like the turtle, at ease in your own shell.” – Bill Copeland 🐚🌊 …even if that means looking absurd for a sec because you really want a pic with seashells in your hand. Shout out to my bestie Caitlin for waiting until […]

Hollywood Veteran’s Advice About Kindness

Hollywood Veteran’s Advice About Kindness

Yesterday at the USC Cinematic Arts School graduation, I had the pleasure of hearing Ron Meyer speak. Born in 1944 to Jewish immigrant parents, Ron Meyer dropped out of high school at fifteen, joined the Marines, got a job as a messenger in Hollywood upon […]

Too Happy to Think of a Birthday Wish

Too Happy to Think of a Birthday Wish

So today is my birthday, but my mom and best friend were little angels and threw me an early bday party a few days ago. And when my mom said “make a wish!” and I went to blow out my candles, I couldn’t think of […]