Sylvia Plath and how mental illness is romanticized

Her poetry has seeped into all forms of culture and you just cannot talk poetry without mentioning Sylvia Plath. But in what way? The circumstances of her death opened doors to misinterpretation of her life…

The misunderstood artist- Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent struggled in obscurity during his life. Paralyzing anxiety and depression sent him spiraling in turmoil and eventually claimed his life at 37 years of age. There are so many questions and misconceptions around the young artist’s life. Many books, movies, and theories attempt to explain Vincent’s artistic ability and the trauma he went through and somehow draw a connection.

When life gives you wheels, rock n’ roll!

“It is our choices that show us what we truly are, far more than our abilities” is a quote by J. K. Rowling that holds so much meaning to me. If you think about it, we are the choices we make every single moment, aren’t we? We may not have much say in choosing what…

The Multiple Faces Beyond One

We find ourselves in different situations on a daily basis, because that’s what life is made of. Our response to various areas of life is widely influenced by our childhood, our environment and relationships with people we interact with. Our personality is multifaceted and it should be. But what happens when our multifaceted personality become…

Where Is The Light…

The darkness engulfed you until you could breathe no more Everytime you looked around, you only saw a deep sadness Was it pain, was it hurt, it was more than that, you know Into the endless abyss you were sucked. Emptiness was all you felt, and then you felt nothing at all. Shutting your eyes…