In fact, most of it probably won’t

As writers, it is our job to take our thoughts, ideas, perspectives, opinions, and arguments and form them into an eloquent stream of words that our audience can connect with.

We put a countless number of hours, days, and weeks into a single piece of writing that will hopefully resonate…

Sometimes, the universe throws loss our way in order to force ourselves to make space for the things that have yet to come

The pandemic has been many things for many people, but if I could sum up my own personal experience throughout this whole thing, it would be that I’ve lost a whole lot more than I’ve gained…or maybe that’s just how I see it.

For many of us, the biggest thing…

All we can do is use our best judgement to make the decision that’s best for ourselves and our loved ones around us

When a loved one passes away, the pain in and of itself is a heavy burden to carry. We’re left to mourn the loss of their life, their presence, and the fact that we longer have more time on this earth to spend with them. …

Bullshitting is simply an art form of trying to work with what you have and make it as appealing as possible

Ironically enough, I’d like to kick off this article by saying that honesty and integrity are two of the biggest pillars of my life. Growing up in a Christian home, these ideals were heavily ingrained in my life whether I liked it or not. …

Sometimes, we only share what we want people to see. We only paint half the picture because we don’t want to share what the rest looks like

The pandemic has affected many areas of our lives, but among them, probably the most affected has been the way in which we interact with one another. Of course, navigating this experience has been wildly different for everyone.

For those of us who are more on the introverted side and…

But, that’s not the case for everybody

Last year, when COVID-19 first hit the U.S., my company — along with many others — enforced a work-from-home mandate. Then, last Summer we decided to terminate the lease on our Manhattan office and essentially became fully-remote (at least, for the foreseeable future).

That is, up until a few weeks…

I just hope that someday, we can get to a place where people don’t make such assumptions based on the color of your skin

I just returned from a week-long vacation with my husband’s family where we went down the shore to the very bottom of New Jersey. …

In the past, I would have called myself lazy or been disappointed with myself

We’re already one week into July and it’s pretty hard to believe how quickly time is going by now that COVID-19 has slowly become less of a threat than it was in previous months — at least, for the United States it has.

Summer is now at its peak in…

I wish I could have had that too

It’s been nine months since I got married and at the time of my wedding, Covid-19 was still very much a big threat — wearing masks was still being heavily enforced, big gatherings were still widely restricted, and vaccines weren’t anywhere near ready yet.

No one had a single clue…

I don’t know what I’m supposed to do with this particular holiday anymore for the rest of my life

Father’s Day is right around the corner and on any normal given year, I would be frantically scouring the internet right now searching for the best gift ideas or deals on some sort of electronic or gadget that my sister and I can buy for our Dad. …

Lindsey (Lazarte) Carson

Writer, Runner, and Plant Mom based in Brooklyn, New York. I write about writing and life in general.

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