Whether it’s been feeling less productive, connected, inspired, entertained, or a myriad of other in-betweens, a lot of us have had quite the year and we’re coming down to the end of it. The closer I get, the more I realize that at least for me, a lot of what I’ve been doing has been just to get the job done without remembering why I’m doing it in the first place. As I always remind people to take care of themselves, taking breaks to hit the refresh button and step back from the burnout is one way to do so.
So I don’t know if I told you all, but I got back into writing lately—fiction writing that is.
Down to the last 24 hours of NaNoWriMo, so did I make the race against time?
Another week has come and gone and a very busy one at that— just in case you were wondering, about last week, I did decide to take the high road after all. Sometimes that’s the only way to do it, and maybe it wasn’t even worth putting the emotional effort to be hurt or angry.…Read more Challenge Accepted– NaNoWriMo
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
Remembering Madeline and remembering kindness.
I'm not the most secure person-- I second-guess myself, question my talent, doubt my abilities, and undermine myself. I'm only human after all, I think we all do this more than we realize. When I published my book two years ago, I didn't think anyone would read it, let alone like anything I had to…Read more The Truth about Insecurity
Whether you’re starting off at a new school, taking on another year of your journey, tackling a new job, or finding your feet, this post is for you. Beginnings are terrifying, no matter what it looks like. Going into college, I was excited but also scared. Starting my job at Target this summer, it was…Read more Taking On a New Beginning
Today, we’re going to talk a little about the average college student’s favorite season— summer. If you’re like me, you’ve spent a lot of your summer working or in class— maybe both— and summer is finally winding down to your last few free moments. Even on quarter system, my summer kind of ends when all…Read more 5 Must-Do’s Before Summer Ends
Writer's Block. Let's talk about that for a second. I've been doing these blog posts for a little over two years now, since the summer I graduated high school. And I'm about to about to go into my junior year of college. Every single week of my college career has somehow been put into this…Read more A Genuine Question For You