It’s OK to Just Enjoy Something For Yourself

It’s OK to Just Enjoy Something For Yourself

I came upon this idea later in life than some of you may have. Thanks to an abusive childhood and a fairly demanding church involvement in my teens and twenties, I was about 30 when I finally gave myself the freedom to take on a hobby just because I enjoyed it.

For me, I grew up never feeling good enough or worthy. I needed someone else to tell me it was OK for me to do something, or heaven forbid to spend money on something just because I liked it.

Social Media Connections and Stigma
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Social Media Connections and Stigma

Earlier this week, I wrote a post on what I refer to as my “day job” blog about how admission offices do actually look at the social media profiles of prospective students. I went on to talk about something that I write about often: using social media to put your best professional image out so…

Can Photography Teach Us to See the World Differently?
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Can Photography Teach Us to See the World Differently?

As many of you know, I love photography. There are few things I enjoy more than grabbing my camera, going exploring. and then sharing those photos with everyone. I’ve always thought of photography as being part love, and part my way of protecting myself from my dissociative past. After all, my childhood, and some of…