AN EARLY GOODBYE TO SENIOR YEAR

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…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SELF LOVE

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…

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ON BEING A CREATOR

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…

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CONFESSIONS OF A PEOPLE PLEASER

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…

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FROM BLACK THUMB TO GREEN THUMB

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…

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