October is my birth month. For years, the so-called birthday blues would make an appearance. Self-reflection would often come into fruition a month prior to that dreaded day. Did I achieve enough throughout the year? I stopped caring once the age number officially changed, funny enough.Continue reading “The Perks of being a Late Bloomer”
A lot of days aren’t so exciting. Some days can be quite dreadful, horrible, and maybe even disgusting when looking back at them. Anyone who went through bad times remembers that it gets better eventually, often times thanks to some form of intervention.Continue reading “Yawn. Everyday Life Usually isn’t Fun.”
Here are three situations that happened to some Americans who visited Poland (not true). 😉
Do you ever experience self-doubt, anger, or sadness? Congratulations, you know what it is like to be human. How can you overcome these feelings? Maybe it is a mixture of both the simple and complex? Every year there are numerous well-funded articles trying to sell the best way of overcoming anxiety, ideally applicable to virtually anyone reading in their cultural context. Continue reading “The Anxiety Business”
Eels are the physical manifestations of souls.
That sounds quite unbelievable, I know. Just
hear me out on this. Continue reading “Eels are the Physical Manifestations of Souls (Poem)”
No matter how much I tried to shut my eyes, I just couldn’t fall asleep thanks to those racing thoughts for what was to come. There was also no doubt that stress sweat eventually took over. Bleh. I was so tired. My body and mind would eventually rest, but not now because there were too many nerves involved. And, I actually pulled a rare all-nighter. That morning was the first time I attended community college. Continue reading “The Youthful Roars of Community College”
It truly feels like forever since I last posted on Cathartic Tendencies. To be real honest with you, I haven’t been working on any writing projects either. My excuse? I left Poland and have been busy readjusting to American life during the holiday season. Thanks to so much going on there wasn’t that much room or air for inspiration. Continue reading “A Semi-Spontaneous Post for the End of December”
What would I do to be eighteen again? I belonged to a group that would inevitably fall apart by summer. They were high school exchange students.
After some contemplation, I finally made the choice to showcase my love of writing through opening up this blog. Creativity can be emotionally draining, annoying, or even physically painful after hours of hard work. Here are four ways to fail in the arts!