It’s okay that I’m a paradox.

It's okay that I'm a paradox. It's okay that I don't fit inside a box. It's okay that the beginning of this post rhymes, and the rest isn't going to. For most of my life, I thought it was about the box. The labels. I gave them to myself and to other people in order [...]

Happy 7 Year Anniversary, LA //

(The photos above are of 17 year old me in 2009, just a month into living in Los Angeles. This is one of the most difficult but most needed articles I've ever written. This is my heart. This is me.) 7 years ago on this date, I moved from Florida to Los Angeles with just [...]

The ZYX’s Book //

The incredible Brian McCormack has created a minimalist children's book on abstract thinking, and today, it is officially available! Grab your copy and hear what Brian has to say about this important and beautiful work of art below. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE Perception. A malleable perception is our greatest ally towards building a better world. [...]

To The Human Who Said I’ll Never Change The World.

A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article (which you can read here) on the difference between being a world changer and just being opinionated. Essentially, my point is that I am an incredibly opinionated person, but I have found that no message will be heard, received, or valued if it isn't pure in motive [...]

The art of saying NO // letting GO // and being GOOD.

On this first day of 2016, a question occurred to me. How often do we throw around "be yourself" when we spend the majority of our time being everything but? Through the daily choices, larger and small, am I choosing me, or someone else? For many years, I wasn't myself. I was a people pleaser. [...]

Maybe We All Just Needed to Grow Up.

The "high school" phase of life wasn't a 100% negative experience for me, but it definitely never felt normal. I definitely never felt normal. Going to two different high schools in 3 years and then finishing online so I could move to Los Angeles at 17, it really wasn't an average few years during a [...]