The Details that Make a Wedding Special

As mentioned in my post Where to Save and Where to Splurge on a Wedding, there are several areas where you can forego spending a lot of money. Some would argue that one of those areas is the details. However, I would argue to the contrary. It is in the details that you get the…

The Importance of Having Friends in Healthy Relationships

Coming in to a relationship, typically, both parties have their separate group of friends. However, it’s important to have mutual friends, more specifically–couples, who are in healthy relationships. The reasons below detail why it is so important to surround yourself with “good” couples. A good example. This is especially important when you are beginning a…

Provoke[d]

A poem about imminent mania.  Provoke[d] Summoned by you, quietly, gently. Gathered by you, though I can see you now. Beckoned to negotiate the terms of my provocation. To say yes, and relent to the maniacal delusions entering, filtered, into my brain. And then spewed forth like a dam broken. Unable to stopper it, unequivocally…

Visiting “The Last Bookstore”

When it comes to Downtown Los Angeles, I lean more toward the “leave-it” side than “love it”. However, there are a few gems tucked away in the old architecture of Downtown, one of which is The Last Bookstore. Despite being located on the prominent corner of Spring and 5th, The Last Bookstore can be hard…

How the Weather Affects My Mood

To say that my body has been oblivious to the erratic weather this last month would be untrue. In fact, the lack of reliability with the weather has also made my mood very unstable. When I was first diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, I had a therapist who suggested light therapy. My parents purchased a rather…