It was a warm September night, and I was pacing under the white glow of towering street lamps trying to retain my liquid anxiety. I needed to pee. My heart was in my throat. I felt physically weak. I was about to do my very first open mic performance, and I was terrified.Continue reading “Open Mic Anxiety!”
Have you ever been asked why you are the way that you are? If so, it could be taken a number of ways.
You could take it as a compliment like, “Oh, this curious person is interested in me!” Or you may be unfazed by it as if it’s a perfectly reasonable thing to ask, maybe as natural as them asking where are you from or can you cook. Or you might take it as a unique conversation starter.Continue reading “Why Are You the Way That You Are?”
“It’s not a diary! It’s a journal — they’re different!” I used to say in response to questions about my journal. In a way, I’m right. It’s all about perspective.
There are different types of journal keeping, like bullet, dream, and travel journals. Some may even share a journal and exchange it each time they see each other, maybe building on a collaborative story.Continue reading “Benefits of Keeping a Journal”