An Open Letter to My Teenage Self

Hello there, I sat down to write this piece knowing it would be difficult. But as always, I wanted to all the same in the hopes of realizing some personal wisdoms. That’s the best case scenario. In any case, I can only hope the words will come out as I want them to, and if not,… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Teenage Self

Worry is The Treadmill of Emotions 

​Hi everyone,  Jen here.  I struggle with how to word precisely what I wanted to talk about, yet I tried my best. So stick with me. In NUI Galway (where I am in my last year of college) there is a long corridor in one of the largest buildings, called the Concourse. Essentially, if you're… Continue reading Worry is The Treadmill of Emotions 

Dreams, Ambitions and Shamelessly Hustling for Them

​ Hello everyone,  It's Jen here with another mildly odd set of musings that occurred to me recently. I hope you enjoy;  There are an infinite number of seconds and minutes left in each of our lives. Whilst the time will come for all of us to die, we can't pinpoint the exact day and… Continue reading Dreams, Ambitions and Shamelessly Hustling for Them

Colder Than Winter, Meaner Than Demons

  Hello everyone, Jen here. Once again, this week, I found myself where I didn't want to be. I was in bed with my childhood teddy bear and the weight of the chronic pain on top of me was making my very nerves shake. My cheek was pressed to the pillow, practically moulded to it,… Continue reading Colder Than Winter, Meaner Than Demons

The Wolf-Girl Finds Her Teeth

Introduction   Hello everyone, I hope you're all well - and I hope you have an open mind. Today's post is something I had to write. And I know I say that a lot. The Standford rape case has been in my mind since it was publicised. The victim's statement was one of the most… Continue reading The Wolf-Girl Finds Her Teeth

Shining In The Truth of Me

Hello everyone, Jen here after a small hiatus. Let's get right into it, as I've no idea of a smooth transition into this topic. There have been things, like everyone else, in my life which I have perceived as inherently negative experiences. These experiences are defined, in my mind, as negative, by the filing system… Continue reading Shining In The Truth of Me

Starry Night And Concert Experiences

Hello everyone, As always, Jen here. Let's get right into it; I have not always made decisions that have benefited me. This stretches from what I eat, to whom I talk to and of course, how positive I choose to be on any given day. And yet, regardless of these choices, I am a twenty-one… Continue reading Starry Night And Concert Experiences

The Right to Leave the Herd – Standing Alone

(Hello guys! My name is Jen, and welcome to my mind!) Hello everyone, This is surprisingly hard for me to admit, (which in itself upsets me) but I didn't always like who I am. I mean that sentence in the most subjective manner possible as I have found that in my most solitary moments I… Continue reading The Right to Leave the Herd – Standing Alone

I Am What Dreams Are Made Of

(Hello there! Welcome to my blog - I hope you'll stick around for the journey!) I Am What Dreams Are Made Of If I have learned anything this week, it is that there will not always be conveniently placed times to do what you want most in the world. I am a girl who used… Continue reading I Am What Dreams Are Made Of

A Sick Feeling in the Stomach – Fearful Worries of a Spouse

(Welcome to my blog of rambles! Come along as I take you through my general observations and the rough road to publication - Jen) A Sick Feeling in the Stomach - Fearful Worries of a Spouse In this moment, I feel strong, powerful and at ease. Of course, if I so chose, I could begin… Continue reading A Sick Feeling in the Stomach – Fearful Worries of a Spouse