Category: Thoughts

My Greatest Love Letter

I knew it when I looked into your eyes the other day. That sparkle – it was like looking into a planetarium of every star in the universe. It was a glistening I haven’t seen in a very long time, one I was almost afraid was gone. But in that

De-Stressing in a Busy Week/Happy International Self-Care Day

Ever since I was little, I have always jam-packed my schedule. Whether it was school -> dance class -> homework or work -> school -> sorority event -> birthday party, I have always been go, go, go. I usually am pretty good at handling it all, but sometimes I just

Anxiety

You ask me how I’m doing And I tend to say “just fine”. But deep inside’s a monster And he’s trapping me in vines. They wrap around my neck So at times I cannot speak. They paralyze my body To the point where I feel weak. I’m trying to get

Ain’t Nothing but a Quarter Life Crisis

Today, I turn 25. Lol wow, just typing that is sending my anxiety through the roof. Not gonna lie, this has been the first birthday ever that I didn’t want to come. I love my birthday – attention on me?! Yes, please! But, within the past month, I’ve been doing

2018

2018, A Poem By: Briana Carlesimo My worth is not dependent On the boobs across my chest. You cannot base my money On my kitten heels and dress. You cannot interrupt me Just because you have a thought. I know this might sound crazy, But my silence can’t be bought.

Woman Crushin’ on Myself

It’s a Wednesday, and since I haven’t seen a #WCW post in quite a while (Woman Crush Wednesday, for those of you who don’t follow the hashtag trends), I thought I’d make one to start off 2018 the right way. So, for this #WCW, I’ve decided I’m crushin’ on myself.

24 Years and Counting – Advice So Far

Every year, I love celebrating my birthday. For some reason, I’m not as excited this year as past ones… I don’t know if it’s because 24 doesn’t seem cool and young or if it’s because this past year has been such a whirlwind. Either way, I’ve been doing a lot

Don’t Quit Your Daydream

Do you ever feel destined for so much more? I can’t tell lately if my millennial-age brain is just messing with me and my idea of what I should be achieving in life or if I really am able to do great things. Let’s start with my thoughts: I have

2017 Reading List

One night growing up, I spent the night at my aunt and uncle’s house. Being away from home so young, I was scared and couldn’t sleep, so my aunt read me some bedtime stories. After the 3rd time going through them, she would try to skip pages of the book.