19 Lessons I Learned and Relearned in 2019

2019 was a wild ride for me, full of mishaps, setbacks, and victories. I settled into my new city and state, started performing again after a five year hiatus, experienced love, and made some big long-term decisions. This year was challenging, exciting, and terrifying all at once.

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30 Compliments to Give That Have Nothing to Do With Physical Appearance

I’ve been recently experiencing a compliment conundrum that’s been bugging me: A few of my friends and peers have been telling me that it looks like I’ve been losing weight.

The funny part about this is that I haven’t been losing weight at all. My clothing size has not changed in months and the weight my doctor took at a recent appointment wasn’t any different than the year before.

While I don’t think the weight loss comments directed to me had true malintent, I do think there is a bigger societal issue that’s coming into play. We live in a world where a lot of our worth is placed on physical attributes and I honestly hate it.

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