Only a decade and two years after the last recession, I will be joining a class of graduates that look a whole lot like those who graduated in 2008. This could be a good thing or, well, not so good.
Instead of saying “have a good day,” let go of the expectations. It doesn't have to be good, or beautiful or fun. Just have a day.
I have five ways for you to add to your self care toolbox today. Because you’re the number one advocate for you, the self-care starts with you. So let’s get started together.
It’s my junior year at a school that for the past two years, I kept trying to leave every chance I got; every day I stick around, I find myself running into more reasons to stay— my people. College has been rough, I think I’m allowed to say that, but it hasn’t been for nothing.…Read more Finding a Way Back To Balance
I wanted to give you all a recap on this past week because it's something I really want to share with you-- yet, with two days left of WOW, I'm realizing I can't do a recap until it's all over. Because there are too many moments still to come. So instead, I'm going to talk…Read more A Little College Advice
I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time. -- Michael Phelps I made a lot of goals for my first two years of college, but I ended each grade with a changed mind and questions of whether or not I met those…Read more Pushing the Boundaries That Need Breaking
Do you ever do something not because you truly want to, but because you feel like you should? I could easily be talking about work or writing or love or smiling... I could be talking about living. In a way, I kind of am. Let’s make this personal shall we: throughout middle school and high…Read more Living out of Obligation
"It is more important to go slow and gain the lessons you need along the journey then to rush the process and arrive at your destination empty." - Germany Kent Things don’t always go as planned, we all know that by now. Maybe sometimes that itus down, makes us doubt ourselves, or even stop moving…Read more Why Trust Is Hard and That’s Okay
Sometimes you get in the way of your own capabilities. We all do. Self-doubt hold us back from succeeding, even living a good life, and sometimes our doubt can sabotage the journey. Whether it's being afraid of heights and never flying at all or holding low expectations as to never be disappointed, we are all…Read more 7 Ways You Hold Yourself Back Without Knowing It
Welcome to week 10 of my quarter, where I have four essays and three final exams to go within the next week— and that’s just academically. So today I’m going to keep it short. I don’t know about anyone else, but when things get busy, I tend to skip meals or sleep, missing out on…Read more The 7 Necessities of Sanity