Makayla Richards

20 y.o writer with lots of thoughts on life, current events, love, and anything I feel like talking about

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The Best 25 Things to Do During the Christmas Season
8 days ago
Let’s face it, Christmas is beloved time of year by many people, and no matter who you are, the first snowfall is always pure bliss. Of course, it is a bugger to have to drive on the roads and sometim...
To the Person Who Sacrifices Their Happiness for Someone Else
9 days ago
Take a step back, look at the bigger picture. Are things as they seem? On the outside, they look like they are happy, healthy, and what every person could want, but are they really? It takes a good lo...
The Road to the Title RN: The 4 Things I Have Learned
9 days ago
Want to hear a scary story? Two words. Nursing school. No matter how you get there, how long it takes, or the detours you make on the road to the scrubs and long nights, nursing school is hard. The co...
Growing Up: Life After Abuse
13 days ago
Growing up, children seek to be protected, loved, and cared for—a basic human right. Yet that is not always the case. As the rates of harassment, abuse, violence, and anger rise up in this day and age...
Loving Yourself Isn’t as Easy as They Say It Is
14 days ago
Park Nicollet released a report with some staggering statistics about body image in young women including: 53 percent of 13-year-old American girls are unhappy with their bodies. This number grows to ...
Being a Young Woman in America
14 days ago
Being a woman in today's society means... Avoiding going out at night Always looking over your shoulder when you walk alone Walking in a group because it is safer that way Bundling yourself in as many...