Being shameless

I am an aspiring painter. I am an aspiring entertainer. I am‚Ķ not getting anywhere because I have no idea how to promote myself. Raised to never talk about my abilities to others (because “people will notice it themselves without you boasting.”), ¬†broadcasting what I can do feels so counterintuitive, I change the topic before…

Breaking up with friends

I have always thought that the F-word should be used sparingly and only under certain circumstances. Any word, when overused, loses its meaning, so I’m very choosy with the people I decide to call my friends. With social media, the word gets tossed around a lot and people have remedied it by grouping those they…