To put it simply, a rainy day typically brings me down with it. We all know the feeling- you don't have any plans, the sky is gray, and you just wanna' chill, which is fine until like 1 pm when you start thinking about that really embarrassing thing you said to your crush in third… Continue reading LIFE HACKS FOR A RAINY DAY
If I had a penny for every moment I've spent anxiously tapping my foot and trying to control everything around me, I would definitely be living it up in a SoHo apartment and wearing perfectly curated chic athleisure outfits. Which, admittedly, would be nice, but that's beside the point. I am the opposite of a… Continue reading For the Emotional Control-Freak.
"The best moments of my life don't make it to social media." -Rosalynn Mejia As a hopelessly right-brained student, I have managed to avoid almost any mathematics-involved sciences courses my high school offers for these past four years. This past Thursday, I was filling out a worksheet for my regular Human Anatomy class about Anatomical… Continue reading Superficial v.s. Deep
April 11th, 2017 marked the day that I officially turned 17. It marked my completion of the buzzed about, film worthy, notorious age of 16 years old. Personally, I think this is a tremendous accomplishment on any grounds. Below are, appropriately, 16 life lessons I've learned about being a 16 year old girl, and some… Continue reading 16 Things I’ve Learned from Being 16
Hello, friends! To start off, I want to clarify that yes, the title of this post is DEFINITELY inspired by Jesse McCartney's iconic bop, "Leavin'", and the recent joy I've found in making a good throwback playlist and listening to it while getting ready or being in the car with your girls. Anyways, if you… Continue reading Don’t stress, don’t stress, don’t stress
Hello, friends! I've recently found myself in a much more thoughtful state recently. (Or, sometimes, in an over-think-everything-mode) and I've come to realize that all too often, I'll find myself being too stressed, too self-focused, and too distracted by my own little world to do something simple and wonderful like, say, hang out with my… Continue reading Why I Stopped Letting Beautiful Things Pass Me By
“Most people need love and acceptance a lot more than they need advice.” -Bob Goff, Love Does. Listen. It's all too easy to begin to disregard what a friend is saying when they've been talking about the same thing (say, a boy or a conflict they had with someone) over and over again. And that's more than… Continue reading 3 ways to be a Jesus-like friend