My name’s Amber and you’ve found my profile page. Last updated on April 14, 2021.

A Little About Me

I’m a thirtysomething freelance writer and blogger with aspirations of becoming a journalist. I adore travel, languages, deep conversations, black coffee, and red wine. Outside of writing, I love to draw, paint, play music, and care for my plant babies. I live in Colorado with my wonderful partner.

I’ve been…

Let’s stop treating our lady parts like they’re dirty

Vaginal steaming: an ancient practice famously touted for its health benefits by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow. It’s also famously been debunked by actual doctors and health experts.

Yet, vaginal steaming — also known as yoni steaming — remains a thing. It’s on the menu of services at some spas…

Feeling a little less than sparkly this week — and learning to embrace it

Not Every Day is Sparkly and Joyous

Feb 10, 2021

Yesterday was a strange day.

I remember looking out the window and seeing the sun shining through the clouds. The sun was out, somewhat, but the grass was yellow, the trees were bare, and it was 30° outside. A nice day, but not a beautiful day. …

Amber Carlson

Grad student in journalism, intern reporter, and assistant editor. INFJ. She/her.

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