My Heavy Heart

Today my heart is heavy.  Today I mourn the loss of an activist.  Today, I will use my voice to speak out against the racism and violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is no way to behave, as human beings.  The racist acts in Charlottesville are ripping apart our melting pot, our beautiful … Continue reading My Heavy Heart

The College Advice you Really Need

Ok friends, first of all, I want you to know it nearly 1:00 in the morning and I am just now beginning to write this post.  Interesting things happen at one am.  Like deep talk, weird snack cravings, and laughing at a solid brick wall for no real reason. Today, tonight, this morning, or whatever, … Continue reading The College Advice you Really Need

Punch your Mind in the Face and other Necessary Advice

“Something punched my mind in the face.” -They Might Be Giants, in I Love you for Psychological Reasons I was listening to music today and fell upon some inspiration for this blog post. It’s the above quote, in case you were wondering.  I was thinking about how well I relate to that sentiment.  Something punching … Continue reading Punch your Mind in the Face and other Necessary Advice

Relaxation Tips

I was looking up ideas for a great lifestyle blog post, just to mix it up from my usual ranting.  The first idea was, “What do you do to relax after a long day?”  So I decided to let you guys in on a few of my relaxation secrets. Write a blog post. Self-expression is … Continue reading Relaxation Tips

Cheers to the New School Year

I will never forget the way my stomach dropped when my mom shut the door and I stood in my new apartment, alone, for the first time.  The place felt cold, and empty.  Actually, it was cold- I had to turn down the thermostat.  But, like, metaphorically cold too. Whatever.  You get it. I remember … Continue reading Cheers to the New School Year

11 Things I Wish I Knew My Freshman Year

College is really intimidating, and it's a huge transition.  Here's a list I compiled of advice to help you out your freshman year. Study in the library If I had any advice to give to freshmen, it’s to avoid studying in your dorm or apartment. I find I’m much more motivated and efficient working on … Continue reading 11 Things I Wish I Knew My Freshman Year

Expectations and Other Collegiate Problems

If you’re failing on your six-month old New Year’s resolution, don’t worry. I don’t even remember mine. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the kind of person I want to be.  As I get older, and as adulthood is starting to turn into my reality, I can’t help but think about how I ‘turned out’.  My … Continue reading Expectations and Other Collegiate Problems