the allure of freedom // mercurial musings

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I wrote this suddenly after an onset of inspiration. It’s weird and raw and honest. In a lot of ways, it’s a love letter. In some it’s a map. Ultimately it is a declaration and realization that I wanted to share with you. Continue reading “the allure of freedom // mercurial musings”

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numb // 5 ways to look after your strong friend

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I read (okay, skimmed…) an article recently about making sure you check in on your strong friend. I feel like we all have a friend that we look up to and admire and would describe as ‘strong’, together, confident and who always seems to go above and beyond. The kind of person whose theme song should be Chaka Khan’s ‘I’m Every Woman.’ [Confession: I’d like to think this is my theme song.] The truth is that no matter how strong or together someone appears, life is tough and we all struggle. In the recent weeks there has been a spotlight on mental health, depression, suicide and the role that we can all play in looking after our friendships better. Continue reading “numb // 5 ways to look after your strong friend”