• AN EARLY GOODBYE TO SENIOR YEAR

    March 21, 2020 by

    I’m writing this with a heavy heart. I didn’t realize how important it was to cherish every moment in college until my senior year was cut in half. Due to the severity of the coronavirus, I’ll no longer get to walk across the stage and receive my diploma I worked so hard to attain. I’ll… Read more

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  • MY MORNING ROUTINE AS A COLLEGE STUDENT

    March 7, 2020 by

    Mornings are my favorite time of the day. I literally go to bed excited to wake up in the morning and start my routine, which is a very abnormal thing to look forward to as a college student (I have been known to voluntarily choose 8 a.m. classes – crazy, I know). How you spend… Read more

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  • THE TRUTH ABOUT SELF LOVE

    February 23, 2020 by

    Real talk: self love doesn’t mean loving everything about yourself. The self love movement that is oh-so-popular right now has good intentions, but I think it only scratches the surface of what self love actually is. Pinterest-worthy quotes such as “you need to love yourself before you can expect anyone else to,” and “we’re all… Read more

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  • 5 LESSONS I LEARNED IN SENIOR YEAR

    February 8, 2020 by

    The last two semesters of my college career have been the best, hardest, most challenging, most rewarding, most crippling and thrilling all at the same time. I don’t think I’ve ever been so sure of myself and where I’m headed while also being so filled with self-doubt and anxiety. As my graduation date gets closer… Read more

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  • COFFEE SHOP THOUGHTS

    January 26, 2020 by

    It’s Saturday morning, which means I’m at my favorite coffee shop sipping my very predictable order of a honey latte. My to-do list for the day is endlessly growing as I remember more and more responsibilities, and I’m feeling pressured to get everything accomplished in one sitting. In today’s society, it’s easy to make being… Read more

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  • ON BEING A CREATOR

    January 15, 2020 by

    Creativity is experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes & having fun. Often, people will associate “creativity” with artists, content creators, photographers, musicians and other industry professionals. Yes, these people are creating things. Yes, these fields involve a creative mind in order to succeed. But what we fail to realize is that everyone is… Read more

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  • FALL: THE FLORIDIAN WAY

    October 20, 2019 by

    When you don’t get changing leaves, you need something else to be excited about. Fall in Florida does not entail a steady drop in temperature and a dramatic change in scenery. For Floridians, fall means a light breeze and a slight chilly morning on very rare days. It means we get a break from worrying… Read more

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  • BACK TO SCHOOL ESSENTIALS

    August 18, 2019 by

    It’s that time of the year again! Going back to school after a much-needed summer break is never easy, but there are a few things we can do to make the transition more fun. Here are some of my favorite products I loved having around during the school semester! 01) A CUTE PLANNER A cute… Read more

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  • CONFESSIONS OF A PEOPLE PLEASER

    August 12, 2019 by

    I’m a very social person. I love people and I love making others happy. Sometimes, however, I place making people happy above my own needs, mental health and priorities – this is when it gets dangerous. The deepest pain I ever felt was denying my own feelings to make everyone else comfortable. People pleasing is… Read more

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  • FROM BLACK THUMB TO GREEN THUMB

    July 24, 2019 by

    Keeping indoor plants alive: easier said than done! I used to have a black thumb. I couldn’t even be trusted with a succulent, supposedly the easiest plant on the planet to take care of. If I even looked at a plant, its leaves turned brown and droopy. If this resonates with you, don’t worry! A… Read more

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