Thursday Thoughts: Taking Care of You

How do you currently practise self-love in your daily routine? I keep a journal where I write three questions every day. What will make me feel healthy today? What will make me feel connected today? What will give me a sense of purpose today? And then I do those things. And then I write three…

Thursday Thoughts: Leadership as a Lifestyle

What does leadership look like to you? Always trying to do the right thing, even if it’s not popular Why do you think so few girls see themselves as leaders? Being a leader is usually seen as being assertive, which women are not socialized to be. Being a leader is so much more than that,…

Thursday Thoughts: Finding Your Passion

What vision do you have for yourself when you imagine your future? I imagine myself as a journalist, finding stories about what is really happening in the world, and exposing injustice What can young people do to take action in finding their passions? Try new things. Go to your local library and read a book…

Update on My Situation

My stalker escaped the cops and went back to India. The border patrol knows about him, thankfully. But he won’t leave me alone. Still. I have a real man. One who looks like Mario Lopez. He’s so hot that I hoped he was catfishing me because how do I deal with that? It’s fucked up…

Thursday Thoughts: The Real Meaning of Beauty

How do you think our society defines the meaning of beauty today? Tall, blonde, the right type of curvy Have you ever felt the pressure to be perfect? Where did this pressure come from? I am not going to blame men or the media. It came from myself. I was anorexic in college. It didn’t…