When did you realize you aren’t who you thought you were going to be? When I was 9 years old, I came home crying and told my mother I wanted to be Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen (weirdly specific, I know). When I was 14, I was determined to work for the CIA as a… Continue reading Who Are You?
One thing I’ve learned since graduating college is that no one can pick your friends for you. You have to actively chose who you surround yourself with since you don’t have things like classes or study hall to make it easier to maintain relationships. Since you’re no longer granted the gift of convenience you have… Continue reading I Get By With A Little Help
At the beginning of last week, one of my good friends from elementary school passed away. Granted, it had probably been well over 10 years since I saw her last, but, I couldn’t shake the unsettling feeling that I had over her passing. She was only 22 years old, a few months younger than me… Continue reading Why I Chose Happiness Over a Stable Paycheck
Growing up sucks. But it doesn’t have to completely suck.
If you’re in your twenties, I can absolutely guarantee you that you’ve asked yourself this question about 10,000 times since your 20th birthday. We live in a world of social media where we can see what our friends are doing, what job they’re working at, what coffee they’re drinking, etc. We create this alternate universe… Continue reading The Question that Haunts all Millennials: Am I behind in Life?
Hello again, guys! Even though it might still be a bit chilly where you live, Spring Break is right around the corner! If you’re like me, you waited too long to dream up big plans for the week. So, while your pals are living it up in some tropical dreamland, you’re stuck in your city.… Continue reading Spring Break: Staycation Edition
Dear 16 year-old me, You won’t believe that you’re now 21 years old, have a college degree and a full-time job. I’m writing to let you know that I think about you often, and want you to know that everything is going to be okay — even if it seems as though it isn’t.… Continue reading Dear Me…