academia, Literary Commentary, Psychology

writing || Flying Purple People Eater: Spiritual Regression in “My Father’s Garden” | IB HL English Paper One Commentary

This was my [IB, HL English, Paper 1, mock-exam] commentary essay on the poem "My Father's Garden" by David Wagoner. In my class, we wrote this as our official midterm exam, and were given two hours. I was proud of the product so I decided to share it here. I enjoyed writing the essay too… Continue reading writing || Flying Purple People Eater: Spiritual Regression in “My Father’s Garden” | IB HL English Paper One Commentary

bullet journal, organization, printables

organization || Monthly Bujo Spread Printables

If you're ever short on time one month (or just don't feel like taking the time to set up by hand), this post is for you! In it I share Mistral Spirit-style printable spreads that are practical and aesthetic for your monthly bullet journal set-up.

Literary Commentary, Psychology, writing

writing || Charisma, Love and Psychology | 4AM Coffee-Induced Thoughts

Couldn't fall asleep Friday night because I drank a Brazilian Hazelnut Latte Espresso (gotta try new things right?) around 5pm so... this happened. If you want to skip to the good stuff: Lots of me talking about things and getting distracted by other things (1:00) How to have more charisma (10:45) What does it mean… Continue reading writing || Charisma, Love and Psychology | 4AM Coffee-Induced Thoughts

bullet journal

organization || Bullet Journaling for Bloggers + International Notebook Giveaway [OPEN]

SO excited to be partnering with Tosin from Mint Printcess for Mistral Spirit's FIRST EVER GIVEAWAY! ENTER HERE: https://gleam.io/X8ZpY/mistral-spirit-customized-mintprintcess-dotted-notebook-giveaway It's entirely free, open internationally, and the lucky (randomly selected) winner will receive an AMAZING customized dotted notebook from the MintPrintcess Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/MintPrintcess?ref=search_shop_redirect Giveaway is open until February 12, at 11:59pm. You can have up… Continue reading organization || Bullet Journaling for Bloggers + International Notebook Giveaway [OPEN]

food, writing

writing || Hello 18: At War with Myself

Today I am 18, and as I step into a symbolic new era in my life, I can't help but be immensely, incredibly, completely grateful. For my parents, my friends, my body, my health, music, art, everything. I've found myself looking back at old pictures a lot lately. And aside from noticing (and grumbling about)… Continue reading writing || Hello 18: At War with Myself

academia, Philosophy, writing

writing || The Postmodern Problem: A Critique of Postmodernism in Politics

This essay was largely inspired by Jordan Peterson and the many controversies happening recently in Canada. It was written for my politics class, but when I started working on it I realized that I wasn't producing or saying what I wanted to given the format of the rubric and guidelines and such, so I sat… Continue reading writing || The Postmodern Problem: A Critique of Postmodernism in Politics