Reflections Before Bedtime #96

By: Gabriela Yareliz “You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously.” Sophia Bush The past two weeks have been bumpy. I felt angry, at times hurt or sad, and at other times, completely overwhelmed. NYC and everything that comes with daily life here just feels like it keeps escalatingContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #96”


By: Gabriela Yareliz I am so proud of how the city of Gainesville and the University of Florida handled Richard Spencer’s visit. The diverse and inclusive community protested and made his visit pointless, nonviolent (with the exception of some minor injuries), and he was pretty much hostile the entire time. He ended his speech earlyContinue reading “Gainesville”


On the magical truth on how people change people: “The thing with people is, you never know who’s going to make a lasting impact on you. The most annoying person you’ve ever met, could end up changing your life forever. Someone you’ve known for a long time, you could have misjudged. So, for now, IContinue reading “Impact”

The Quiet Fall

[Image from Aljazeera] By: Gabriela Yareliz Aung San Suu Kyi, anyone? The secular human rights hero, who is a hero no more. Famous for her long house arrest, for giving up everything to bring democracy to Burma, nonviolence, and a Nobel Peace Prize. They made a touching movie out of her life, for crying outContinue reading “The Quiet Fall”

Danny & Mindy

The Mindy Project is coming to an end this season. Is it weird that I want to see this thing end with Danny and Mindy, together? The world needs positive vibes. We all want to see something work out, even if it’s fantasy. I was never someone who believed in closure or forced happy endings. IContinue reading “Danny & Mindy”

An Octobery October

[Photo by Betty Binon of Stems and Forks] By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy October! It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s super important to keep educating ourselves on these issues and monitoring our own health. (This goes for men and women). I wanted to link this article on 8 Common Breast Cancer Myths That Need To BeContinue reading “An Octobery October”