Category: life

In a nutshell

This is short and sweet because I'm running out of time. Today was an ok day, I met two people that I think were very important to meet. I went to the top of Frost Tower and fell in love with a city and a few other things. Today was actually pretty good. Eloragh

A Guarantee

There is always one person in this world who loves you. You probably know them, although you may not. They might be present in your life, or they might cheer you on in a more subtle manner. They are still there, waiting for you to remember how dear you are to them. You will always ...

This Funk

I'm in a funk. It's the truth, I'm not my usual self. Things have felt off ever since I graduated. I've traveled farther in the last 30 days than I ever have before, and I believe it's taking a toll on me. There are a lot of other things taking a toll on me as ...

Write Your Truth

Someone I look up to once said: "we all speak our truth, whether we know it or not." I found a lot of comfort in that, in knowing that my truth was always there, supporting me. It's one thing to speak and know that what you actually mean is there, either in the shadows or ...

A Ballerina Scorned

This was originally posted on May 13th, 2018 at Original Path.

Relationships often form out of necessity and chance. My love for ballet was a complete accident and would have never developed if anything about my discovery of it had been different. There were and still are so many obstacles for me to overcome as a dancer, but it is easy to greet them with confidence after two years of watching myself grow after jumping over a hurdle. I needed ballet to push me to see those opportunities in a positive light. Until I started dancing, I thought school was doing something similar – showing me what I was capable of and asking me to push past it. After I experienced true joy in my work, I saw how poisonous my education had been.

This was originally posted on May 13th, 2018 at Original Path. Relationships often form out of necessity and chance. My love for ballet was a complete accident and would have never developed if anything about my discovery of it had been different. There were and still are so many obstacles for me to overcome as a dancer, but it is easy to greet them with confidence after two years of watching myself grow after jumping over a hurdle. I needed ballet to push me to see those opportunities in a positive light. Until I started dancing, I thought school was doing something similar - showing me what I was capable of and asking me to push past it. After I experienced true joy in my work, I saw how poisonous my education had been.