No Resolutions

No Resolutions

Every year millions of people all around the world think deeply about the goals that they want to accomplish and the dreams that they want to reach. I have done this every year as well, that is, until this year.

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The Unexplainable 2018 Photo Album

The Unexplainable 2018 Photo Album

In 2018, I did not complete my New Year’s resolution to run a marathon and finish writing a novel, but I was encouraged enough to complete three-quarters of the story and become a healthier more veganized-version if myself. There were amazing highs and lows, new experiences that I wouldn’t trade for anything, and friends and relationships that I will always cherish.

Goal Setting: Why You Shouldn’t Strangle Anyone In The New Year

Goal Setting: Why You Shouldn’t Strangle Anyone In The New Year

A single bead of sweat drips from my brow and down the side of my face as I continue to peddle without gaining any ground on the stationary cycle. A middle-aged woman looks over my shoulder to view what I am looking at on the screen of my phone and then coughs—directly in my face. [...]

My New Year Resolution: It’s A Thing Now

My New Year Resolution: It’s A Thing Now

Somewhere in the middle of splashing in a puddle of my own sweat, I felt a chilling sense of regret creep up into the back of my mind.“Why the hell am I running so damn far?” I thought to myself as I continued to swiftly place one foot in front of the other. The masochistic [...]

My New Year’s Resolution

My New Year’s Resolution

I spent about a week shuffling through all the possibilities for New Year’s resolutions this year. Last year was easy. I had just graduated from college, ended a relationship, moved, got a new position at a couple of magazines, and was forced to move forward. I decided to build upon the curve ball that I [...]

Why Christmas is My Favorite Holiday

Why Christmas is My Favorite Holiday

I usually get strange looks from people who find out my favorite holiday is Christmas. They wonder why Thanksgiving or Halloween isn’t at the top of my list and ask for an explanation. I usually tell them how I enjoy celebrating all the other holidays, but that I’m a little more emotionally and physically involved [...]

New Year Miracle

For those of you who were in attendance at the last party that I threw, which was overtaken by the apartment's vampire and her random friends, or for those people who have heard the ridiculous stories, you would think that I have since learned my lesson about planning "small get-togethers" in the New Year. Well--I [...]