On most days, the best part of waking up is having your morning cup of coffee.

But if you’re anything like me, there are some days where you wake up and you’re feeling a bit adventurous. …


There is a theory circulating around the internet that posits that your self-esteem is already established by the time you are 7 years old.

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

This theory makes it seem like you’re helpless now to defend against the intrusive thoughts, negative self talk, and self-destructive impulses that prevent many of us…


Stop projecting your doomsday fantasies and victim complexes onto pregnant women.

I got pregnant in the spring of 2020.

Yes, in the midst of social distancing, quarantining, and widespread lockdown, life just couldn’t wait.

I kept telling my partner that I wanted kids, but the one thing I wanted to accomplish before getting pregnant was graduate college. …


To the creatives who can’t create:

The creatives who are stuck in a slump, a slump that started sometime in March, or was it April? No matter, a slump. A dark creative slump.

You know the one.

We told ourselves in the spring that this was going to be our year, lockdowns and quarantines be damned…


In case you forgot, Hobbit Day is September 22nd.

This fastly approaching holiday is a celebration of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins’ birthdays, the two hero hobbits in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth universe.

Back in the day when I was a teenager, I was obsessed with all things Middle Earth and…


Anyone who has ever had a Shetland Sheepdog as a pet knows there is more to them than meets the eye. It’s almost as if they’re little people.

Shelties are considered one of the most intelligent dog breeds along with border collies and golden retrievers.

And for reference, I’ve owned both border collies and golden retrievers in the past. When I was younger, my sister adopted a…


August 15th is International Homeless Animals’ Day.

On August 15th, many clinics, adoption centers, and pet care stores offer adopt-a-thons, spay and neuter drives, as well as candlelight vigils to honor the animal lives lost to human negligence.

What is International Homeless Animals’ Day?

The International Society for Animal Rights created the International Homeless Animals’ Day…


I graduated college in May 2020 and I’m honestly so grateful that I was fortunate enough to finish my degree before this fall semester.

I remember back in the spring when everyone was saying that the world would return to normal by summertime and that the social distancing and switch…

Rin Hunter

Creator, writer. 2020 grad, new mom, entrepreneur, and I also speak Chinese. Read more of my musings on rinhunter.com

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