Living with a Monster: A Small Rant on Body Hate.

"I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it, but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life." - Conor Oberst I had always imagined that the moment I turned 20 I would cut the red tape of a new mentality and embrace my new slate. That … Continue reading Living with a Monster: A Small Rant on Body Hate.

Being a superhero blows.

Superheroes are basically the Cinderellas of the galaxy. Let us delve into that theory, shall we? So you know that funny thing where if you have something, especially if it is something that has worth, then all of these people crawl out from the floorboards like giant hungry spiders and try to infiltrate their way … Continue reading Being a superhero blows.

Cringey “First Date”.

The amount of cringe that overwhelms my soul when I recount that dreadful day is nothing short of utterly painful. The absolute horror of being a human train wreck while being comical looking back, can also be incredibly embarrassing. It is one of the singular moments that really makes me shine as a person, a … Continue reading Cringey “First Date”.

Conquering social discomfort.

One of the most painful parts of being a nonsocial person is those occasional, overwhelming urges to be social. But Natalie, this sounds like progress! Hooray! Go outside! Talk to people! Carpe Diem! No. This is anything but progress. Imagine, you've been home all day and have not walked outside for little more than to … Continue reading Conquering social discomfort.

For the love of books, I.

Hello, this is going to be a multi-part segment attempting to share the wonders of my collection of books with the world. Mostly in hopes to help someone find their next new obsession and also this is a great platform to just rant about books. To start us off I'll be sharing my long-running favorites. … Continue reading For the love of books, I.