All Posts By Julie Anderson

UnLoveAble

Don’t hold my hand. Never hug me, kiss me or tell me that you love me. Always say things that stab my heart. That is the way it...

Continue reading

Mute

All eyes, you watched. Noting the carnage, foibles and hypocrisy around you, You heard the lies that hid underneath the frosting on your...

Continue reading

What a Bitch!

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast will wound your body, but an evil friend will...

Continue reading

Butterfly Wings

Surrender to the glossy eyes of bourbon scented lust. Unfold yourself, parchment-thin, cracking and splitting damnation is yours to keep....

Continue reading

5 Signs You’re Dating The Wrong Person

Lust. Dating. Romance. Love.  (Sprinkle sex in between or at the beginning,) We all need companionship. Most of us start looking for love...

Continue reading

Genetically Speaking, Who Am I?

My obsession to trace my family’s genealogical roots began when I was a little kid. I sat wide-eyed and all ears on the floor next...

Continue reading

Phoenix Rising: Thriving With Depression

She always asks how I am doing. I rattle off a few tidbits, mainly professional milestones or interesting people who I crossed paths with...

Continue reading

Phantom Heart

Lover your name is true. I see you beyond what has been ingrained honeyed words drip from your lips, drop into my dreams. Beat on for me, I...

Continue reading

10 Love Songs that will Stop Your Heart

We all know the effect that music has over us. A song can lift our spirits or bring us to our knees with melancholy.  Much to the chagrin...

Continue reading

Pascale Lafay – Femme de l’art

Pascale Lafay is a woman of substance who breathes life into unspoken emotions.  Her list of accomplishments an  artist’s dream....

Continue reading

Listening Tears

Do you hear me? He asked. Repeat what I just said. No no no you have got it wrong What the fuck is wrong with your head? This isn’t...

Continue reading

Life in the Fast Lane: Anxiety and Me

Mindfulness. Be mindful. Thoughtful. Thorough. These words mean the world to me, my brain cells are on fire. Crispy snapping sounds sizzle...

Continue reading

The Pursuit of Perfection is Bullsh*t

Living life in front of the lens has its perks, namely access to incredible beauty magicians.High fashion artists, makeup and hair...

Continue reading

All I Ever Wanted

All I ever wanted turned into something I never knew. Blood colored manacles on my wrists, the reflection of that wish....

Continue reading

Lost in Translation: How Embracing Vulnerability Saved Me

For as long as I can remember, my thoughts have been trapped in my head. An ineffectual communicator, I always listened to others and took...

Continue reading

How Letting Go of Shame Set Me Free

All of us know it, the feeling of a sinking heart, the blush of the cheeks and the crushing blow of embarrassment. We are so ashamed. For...

Continue reading

Interview With A Female CIA Operative

Personally, one of the many fantasies that I have had, besides the requisite wish to be a rock star, has been to be a Top Secret...

Continue reading

The Art of Being a Woman in a Man’s World

Sugar and spice and everything nice that’s what little girls are made of. Sunshine and rainbows and ribbons for hair...

Continue reading

Finding God: My Journey Begins

No matter what your current state of being with “faith” happens to be, I am sure that you would agree that having a truth to...

Continue reading

Mind Games: How I Changed My Life

What is your idea of a perfect day? Recently I had a conversation with a friend who asked me that question. I thought it was a simple...

Continue reading

6 Tips on How to Stop Wasting Time

What does being a procrastinator mean? Truth be told it ain’t pretty.  I for one want to stop myself from indulging in this...

Continue reading

Helping the Homeless, One Water Bottle at a Time

Did you know that the average age of a homeless person in America is 9 years old? Did you know that one out of four homeless individuals...

Continue reading

Running with Scissors

The first time I held a pair of scissors I was in first grade. My teacher, Ms. Bebe oversaw the scissor proceedings with solemn gravity....

Continue reading

9 Life Hacks Learned by Playing Soccer

You know that awkward question “What do you do?” I am a cook, cleaner, chauffeur, counselor, concubine, crazed lunatic a.k.a...

Continue reading

The Supermodel Thief

A long, long time ago, when fashion was fierce and supermodels reigned supreme, I was fortunate enough to have been chosen to walk (stumble...

Continue reading

Use the Power of Positive Thinking to Change Your Life

Like most people, I have experienced the constant chatter ringing in my ears. The voice I heard was filled with the fear of failure....

Continue reading