Last week I received an email that I had been patiently impatiently waiting for since November. It was an email that very nearly altered my future and consequently, the rest of my life. Towards the end of the supposed receiving date, I was refreshing my email every second, ready for the news to arrive. It … Continue reading i was rejected from art school… here’s what i learned
RETROGRADE Before I address anything else that's been going on in my life, I want to talk about the most exciting thing that's happened to me recently... I'M PUBLISHED!! IN A MAGAZINE!! If you follow my Instagram (@absolutelyolivia) you may have seen me posting frantic stories in January about my fear of failure in reference … Continue reading life update // getting back on track
*Trigger Warning: various mental illnesses, self-harm, and suicide* Last month, I started a new and exciting series on my blog called Anything Goes. In this series, I am going to be tackling topics that are taboo or uncomfortable for many to talk about, and will be including guest posts, interviews, and some of my own … Continue reading Anything Goes: Let’s Talk Mental Health!
Earlier this week, I asked on my Instagram for blog post ideas and someone requested a "how are you? like not just good, or bad, or fine, but how are you really" type of post. This really hit me hard because the truth is, I've been trying to write one for weeks. To say October was … Continue reading life update // toxic thoughts and how to get rid of them
*Quick disclaimer: This post is all over the place, mainly because I'm trying to explain the way my mind is working currently throughout it, which is no easy task. My reason for writing this post is for those of you who may feel similarly sometimes and need someone to relate to so that you feel … Continue reading what a haircut can’t fix: feeling restless, out-of-control, and stuck.