Communication major & writer. Travel and fashion enthusiast. Lover of every form of art.
'Conversations with Friends' reminded me it's okay to be human
You might've heard of Sally Rooney's honest and raw best-selling novel, Normal People, but you may not have heard of her 2017 debut novel, Conversations with friends. The latter is the story of four characters and their confusing relationships, who seem to stand on the line between right and wrong without ever getting off balance.
We Are All Mediocre
I am not a perfectionist, but I tend to overanalyze things. I have dealt with impostor syndrome for years. I don't believe I'll ever be able to fully enjoy something I have created, and I don't think anything I do is revolutionary.
Dear 15-Year-Old Me,
I know you kept everything inside when sadness weighed you down. I know you’ve always felt so much older than everyone, and you thought putting on a happy face would solve all of your problems.
7 Confidence-Boosting Tips That I Live By
When you have confidence, you have nothing to hide and nothing to prove. There’s a huge difference between being confident and being vain. Confidence isn’t walking into a room thinking that you’re better than anyone, it’s knowing you don’t have to compare yourself to anyone, and it's a power that anyone can have.
10 Quotes From Women Writers That Will Get You Writing Everyday
The process of putting words on paper can be extremely discouraging, which is why I am constantly looking for writing advice. Whether you’re trying to put your first words down on a blank page, get inspired, or get over writer’s block, check out these ten quotes from women who are absolute masters at their craft and prepare to feel enlightened.
The Hollywood Feminine Trope
Society might've put a different idea into your head, but feminine isn't a synonym of shallow. I have recently realized that in situations where I have to prove something, I often tend to neglect my image. Unconsciously, so many women think being feminine can't go hand in hand with being smart and capable. The media have been brainwashing girls for too many years to count, and although we have made progress, there's still this general idea that leads women, including myself, to feel the need to neglect their femininity to make room for something else.
Postcards from Italy
The pandemic ruined the plans I had for this summer. I was supposed to visit Paris, I was waiting for that moment with so much excitement, but I had to cancel. After some initial disappointment, I started planning my vacation in my own country: Italy.
15 Must-See Movies Based on Books To Be Excited for in 2021
Whether you enjoy reading a quality book or you love watching a good on-screen adaptation, there are plenty of movies coming out this year that you can look forward to. I always love going to the movie theatre prepared, and I must admit that I hadn’t heard of all of these books before, so you might find some great literature to dive into before seeing the story adapted onto the big screen. However, we live during a global pandemic, so we can only hope the release dates don’t get delayed. We are all in need of a good distraction, and these movies will do just that.