Crawling Out of My Quarantine Hole

It’s been a while since I’ve posted on my blog and to be honest, I don’t post all that much on my own social media either other than an occasional anecdote. Back in January, my business Sandy Lo Media started to ramp up and then it accelerated even more just as this whole quarantine began.

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Writer’s Block Isn’t Just For Writers

When I was younger, I didn’t believe in writer’s block. I assumed it was some form of laziness or procrastination. While there is truth to my original theory, I now realize writer’s block is very real. For me, writer’s block does take on the fa├žade of procrastination, but it usually runs deeper than that. In

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It's OK to be Mad.

Sometimes we feel ashamed to admit when we’re depressed or struggling. For me, personally, I feel pressure to always be happy. This pressure not only comes from those who have known me to be the girl who is always smiling, always laughing, even when she’s crying, and the one who always looks at the positives more than the negatives; but this pressure is even more so self-inflicted. I want to be that person 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That Sandy has a ton of friends. She interviews cool celebrities. She travels the country by herself like a boss. That Sandy wrote 8 novels that she hopes will inspire others to be happy. The truth is… Happiness is not easy.

Rebuilding in 2015

One thing I definitely learned during my travels is that I can talk myself in and out of things quite easily. I blame it on my astrological signs–I’m on the cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius, which basically means half of me feels one way while the other half feels another. I am really both signs — I can’t say I’m one more than the other. With that said, I don’t live my life according to my horoscope. I live my life according to excited feelings and ideas that I get, which to some practical, logical, type-A people is insane, irresponsible, and unsettling… [Continue Reading on]