Music for Working Out

I believe with my whole heart that a good playlist is vital for a successful workout. You have to stack the whole thing with songs that hype you up to an annoying degree. The kind of songs that, if they came on in a bar, you would instantly speak over whoever you’re with to let them…

My Favorite Songs

Last week, Dark Blue was on my emo throwback playlist. I mentioned that it is my favorite song in the universe. That got me thinking, what is it that makes this song so special to me? Actually, what is it about all of the songs I hold dearest to my heart that makes me listen…

Music for Your Emo Heart

I dabbled in the emo life for a few years in my teens. Though I wasn’t as committed as a lot of my black eye-lined, flat ironed banged peers. I had black wide-legged jeans and my Myspace background was always some sort of sparkly skull, or whatever, but I was pretty mainstream emo. My iPod would…

The Most Beautiful Song I Know

In case you haven’t noticed from my previous posts, I have a tendency to live in the past. I find it so easy to think back to a time when things were easy or beautiful and spend so much time wishing I could go back that I miss out on what’s beautiful right now. No,…

Music for Feeling

As a 23-year-old, I find myself questioning everything about my life on a daily basis. Am I following the path that I should be? Am I missing out on something? If time flies by so quickly, what should I be focusing on right now? How do I fold a fitted sheet? Will I ever stop having…

Music to Fall in Love

I’m in an annoyingly good mood lately. The sun is so sunny and the air is warm enough not to freeze my snot to my upper lip. All weekend I was able to wear a light jacket. For anyone who lives in the midwest, you know how incredible that is for the beginning of February….