What If Everything Turns Out Better Than You Ever Imagined?

The Universe, man. It really is a funny character. With how things are going in my life lately, it’s honestly like the Universe is dangling exactly what I want in front of me, and snatching it away before I could get to it – like a constant stream of “oh, bitch you thought!”. I understand this sounds negative, but I really don’t look at it that way. To me, every “missed opportunity” or “missed connection” is simply the Universe moving that thing out of the way to make room for what you really need, when you’re ready to receive it. Now, the Universe must think I’m a good sport because it’s really been teasing me – but, every time it does, it’s like it follows it up with exactly why it did and I can’t help but laugh about it.

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I’m Teaching Myself to Read Tarot – Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far

If you’ve been around the blog for a while, you know I have a tendency to be into some unconventional shit. (That sounds a lot sketchier than I mean it. Just, you know, some less ~mainstream~ things) Early last year, this landed me on what I like to call “Spooky Jess”. Spooky Jess spends her time watching ghost hunting shows and trying to convince her friends to go on ghost tours – keeping in mind here that my biggest fear is legitimately ghosts so how any of that makes sense, I will never know. Spooky Jess is also super into all of the witchy business like crystals, full moon rituals and most prominently, tarot pick a card videos on YouTube.

I’m not kidding when I say I spent a solid half of my summer last year watching tarot pick a card readings. I just found them so interesting. I mean, I was also at a point in my life where I had no clear direction, so watching a video that told me everything was going to be okay brought me some solace. I’ve also convinced myself several times that I have a secret admirer, because I keep watching “Does Your Crush Like You” videos, and he definitely does even though I really don’t have a crush. I could talk about YouTube tarot all day, but that isn’t the point of today’s post! No, today, we’re talking about the fact that these videos stopped doing it for me so I went and got a deck of my own!

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The Musician

So there’s this guy, right? He’s a musician. You know him from open mics, and other gigs he does around town. He’s impossibly talented, and the most charming person you’ve ever witnessed. He’s gorgeous – but not in a “I try so hard on my look” kind of way, but sort of accidentally. Let’s call it a happy little accident.

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31 Not-So-Serious Writing Prompts for January 2020

If you’ve been around my blog for a minute, you know of my hate-turned-love relationship with journal writing. A couple months ago, I even wrote a post about the experience of writing my First 100 Pages. Moral of that story: I’m a big fan.

But last night I could not, for the life of me, think of anything to write about. Now that the holidays have come and gone, and seemingly so did all my brain functionality (did you know it’s Thursday right now? Doesn’t it feel like Monday?), I just couldn’t get it together. And honestly, there was so much emotion and stress in December that the last thing I want to do right now is write about anything serious. So, instead of that – I put together a list of light-weight, slightly strange writing prompts for the month. And today I thought I’d share that list with you guys – because let’s be real, we’re all in the same boat here! So lets jump into it!

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