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Are You Pondering What I'm Pondering?

I think so, Brain … but if a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, who cares?


5 things that should be in a story

We have a lot of cliches in our fiction- the Chosen One who saves the world, the mentor figure who dies, etc.- so many, in fact, that one can hardly find a story without them nowadays. 570 more words



Hey Lovelies,

Waking up from a dream. Today’s going to be an excellent day… until it isn’t. The superhero always wins. Any of the Star Wars movies… This is just a quick snapshot of the many cliches that are used in writing or film or song. 141 more words

Magical Moments in Motherhood

When gushing about the magic of motherhood, you’ll hear a lot of clichés. For example, “These are the best years of your life!” and “Cherish every moment,” and “It goes by so quickly.” These usually come from people who are not mired in the quicksand that is early motherhood–their brains have already produced those chemicals necessary to wipe away the memory of days that lasted at least 36 hours or the way time seems to stretch nearly to snapping when a toddler is trying to put on a pair of pants. 439 more words


7 Myths About Bipolar Disorder

One of the worst things about mental illness is the labels that are attached. Diagnosis comes with a name which elicits an image that often has little to do with the nature of the illness itself. 894 more words

Bipolar Disorder

10 Words & Phrases You Should Live Without

We are all guilty of using warn out and unnecessary words in our writing. Common words and clichés can be go-to’s in our speech and in our writing, because they are familiar and pop into our sentences when we are either feeling insecure about what we’re trying to say or because they’re such a large part of our society’s word bank that we use them without even noticing. 672 more words

Zombie Apocalypse Talk

Hey guys! Here’s my latest video where I discuss my thoughts on commonly complained about apocalyptic tropes.