Diving Deep into Democracy

Diving Deep into Democracy

I'm going to be honest, I'm one of those people who only became politically active after Donald Trump was elected. I believed our country was WAY more progressive, good-hearted, and on-the-right-track than it actually was. But because of the abysmal results of the electoral college, I've jumped head-first into politics. It was a natural transition, [...]

21 Days Left: Ways to Get Involved and Make an Impact in the Midterms

21 Days Left: Ways to Get Involved and Make an Impact in the Midterms

I've been joyously soaking up the energy of the resistance these past few weeks as we head into voting season. It's been incredible to have a chance to work with so many different resistance and GOTV (get out the vote) groups, and I urge you to get involved as soon as possible so that you [...]

What I’m Reading: Feminist Focus

What I’m Reading: Feminist Focus

I try to set aside some time every week or so to lounge outside (thank you California weather!) and get through my stack of "to read" books. But I don't always get to them while I'm home, so I've been carrying some of them with me to my sister's graduation, camping, and overseas. Here are four [...]

Myths about Plan B

Myths about Plan B

A while ago, a friend shared an article called "What I Wish Women Knew About Plan B." For a moment, I was excited to see her share something about women's health, but as I read the article, my excitement promptly disappeared. The post perpetuated extensive falsehoods regarding basic science and pushed dangerous views onto readers. I've [...]

101 in 1001

101 in 1001

I love making lists of goals, but have a hard time sticking to them! Luckily, I've found inspiration in one of my favorite bloggers, Mackenzie Horan of Design Darling. She created a list of 101 things to accomplish in 1001 days and published it on her blog a few years ago. It may seem like a strange [...]

Three Days around Silicon Valley 

Three Days around Silicon Valley 

Labor Day weekend was filled with champagne cheers emojis, Taylor Swift serenades, seaside escapades, and girl talk galore. One of my best friends, Kristen, came to visit me in the San Francisco Bay Area to celebrate my birthday! It was a fabulous 3 days filled with time for bonding, exploring, and embracing California. We made [...]