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19 Things I Learned Before Turning 20

It all started months ago when my best friend turned 20. As the oldest in our group, she texted us in the middle of her personal existential crisis.
“Was I rebellious enough?? Did I really make the most of my teenage years??? Cause that shit ain’t ever coming back.”
Her revelation…

Twenty Sixteen: A Year in Review

It’s January 1st, 2017. I’m laying in bed, my favorite candle burning on my windowsill and The Office is on a constant stream. A lot has happened since I last wrote, so I’ll keep the update short. I enjoyed Thanksgiving with my family, spending most of my days working long…

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

 Even though I only attended college for one year, there are definitely things I wish I knew before my freshman year. I absolutely loved my school and the people I met, and not going back has a bittersweet taste. I remember lots of different people giving me different advice, and…

How To Embrace Where You Are

Long time, no blog. I never want to release any content that isn’t 100% authentic and inspired; so for the last month, I have been focusing on work and recollecting my thoughts.

Lately, I’ve been dealing with comparing myself to others, on all fronts. I’m not talking about insecurities, per…

Words: Getting Ahead

Honestly, I am a procrastinator. I wouldn’t necessarily call it laziness though; I tend to work better under pressure anyways. This could be seen as a weakness, but I see it as a strength. I make quicker decisions and the “pressure” allows me to challenge myself. I am by…

Words: The Enemy to Creativity

I wanted to start being a little more personal on the blog. I love The Fresh Exchange’s Monday Words series and decided to do something similar, sharing quotes with my own thoughts. I see it as a type of journaling and creative expression, which is what SarahMichiko.com was made for….

“You + Me” Video Diary

This last weekend, my boyfriend came down for Valentine’s Day. I’d been wanting him to come down to LA all year; I had already visited him in Seattle a couple of times. I wanted to adventure with him like we used to in high school before we were 1,000…

A Step In The Right Direction

A month ago, on Christmas Day to be exact, I applied for a job. But it wasn’t just any job. I sent in an application to be a content intern for Bloglovin’s editorial blog, The Edit.

Bloglovin’ is a company that I have been following for a number of years now;…