Family Pressures

In Hamlet, the concept of pressures brought on by families is prominent through many characters including Hamlet, Ophelia, Laertes, and Gretrude. For Hamlet, dealing with the grief and emotions brought on by his late father is enough strain on his emotional state, however he must also deal with the events that occur following his father’s […]

Promise to Love

The following is a response to mine and Suneet’s poem seminar. It also my personal response the poem itself.   We are empty and those that fill our void are important. You are important. Please continue to fill my void and I will meet you halfway. Don’t get me wrong, I am not saying that […]

Polished Personal: Maintaining Ignorance

      Maintaining Ignorance Often times, life will throw individuals with obstacles that hit them by surprise, and the reaction and recovery from these low points of life become the deciding factors of how one will go on and manage their futures. Adversity is inevitable; it is the one thing in this world that […]

Critical Essay Polished

  Loss of a Woman’s Honour   An individual’s level of chastity throughout his or her lifetime is based on the decisions her or she makes, which can either be accepted or rejected by the individual themselves or the people around him or her. For women, not only in contemporary society, but also in history, […]

Limitless World

What does life truly mean to you? What is your purpose? How will you choose to live?   Did you know, you can quit your job, you can leave university? You aren’t legally required to have a degree, it’s a social pressure and expectation, not the law, and no one is holding a gun to […]

Losing Touch, Gaining Touch

It’s 12am. Midnight. You’re too uncomfortable to fall asleep. Too occupied by the thoughts running through your head. You try to close your eyes, try to distance yourself from everything that has gone wrong. You open your eyes a little more than 40 seconds later because it’s all too loud. All of it is getting […]

Gratitude is Contentment.

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus Gratitude. A word that I strive to encompass in my everyday mindset. I believe in living every moment to the fullest without worrying about all unanswered […]