To the people who helped me realize: You tell me your stories with an open heart. With emotions that materialize and melt down your cheeks. You wipe them away with the same strength that allowed you to wipe away the burdens you’ve carried. You tell me your problems and I listen. I think of all… Continue reading An Open Letter To The People Who Helped Me Realize…
If there’s one thing depression taught me, it’s how huge human emotions can become. Depression can ignite a fire that brings you to the edge of the world time and time again. It’s a disease and people die from it every day. But I’m one of the lucky ones. I battled severe depression for seven… Continue reading How Depression Saved My Life
I suck at packing. For someone who is usually so organized at everything else in life, I sure do have a delicate way of shoving all my s**t into boxes with zero organizational skills. The idea of unpacking it all gives me anxiety–but I don’t have to deal with that part for another week or… Continue reading Packing Like A Pro And How I Am So Far From Doing It Right
“If you don’t point your camera the other way, I’m going to come over there and break it!” That’s the most recent aggravated comment someone made towards me while I was out filming people walking around in a blizzard. Journalists face harassment on a daily basis, myself included. Journalists are often seen as intrusive insects… Continue reading What Life Would Be Like Without These “Fake News” Outlets
“What drives you on?” The sexiest professional question you can ask… Hello, and thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I’m Jamie Perez. At 24 years old, I am at that point in my life where I am too old for my party pants, but too young to settle. I am starting to… Continue reading Grit Like You Mean It
I’ve lived away from my parents since I was 20 (nearly 21) years old. I’ve lived with one roommate at times, and at one point, I lived with nine. Of course, when you have that many people in one household, there will be issues from time to time. But for the most part, I’ve enjoyed… Continue reading Roast Blog: What It’s Like Moving In With Your Significant Other
Coming straight from the thoughts of someone who is dating one.