My 5 Packing Essentials

I love to travel. The entire reason I started this blog was to write about my study abroad trip. And tomorrow, I go on another trip to… SAN DIEGO! I am so excited for this “friendcation” and being able to experience a city I’ve never been to before. Well, I’ve been there, but when I […]

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A wrap up of 2016

Today is New Years Eve! The day has finally come to celebrate the end of 2016 and welcome 2017 with open arms. I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been more ready for a year to end in my life. Now I know tomorrow everything won’t magically turn better. I know I’ll wake up […]

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One year later: thinking back to graduation

December 19, 2015 was the day I graduated college and every day since then has been nothing like what I imagined. This year has been something every young adult would be incredibly thankful for. I’ve been in a city I love, gotten a big girl pay check every two weeks since I finished school, get […]

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The concept of confidence

Confidence is a tricky word. It’s temperamental, selective, challenging, stubborn, and once you have it, life-changing. I struggle with my confidence on a daily basis, as do many of my peers and friends. There are days where I feel worth the millions of dollars professional athletes make and there are days where I feel like […]

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Exploration of relaxation

I am a tense person. I have been since I was born. My mom always said I was born straight as a board, barely moved, but surely cried…loud. Coaches always told me to relax and let my shoulders down and athletic trainers begged me to trust them and relax so they could help stretch my muscles. […]

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Tips on being in long distance friendships

One of my best friends lives 1,463 miles away from me. Another one of my best friends lives 1,044 miles away. Another lives 999 miles away. And another lives 725 miles away. If you’re like me, you can’t remember a time when one of your favorite people in the world didn’t live far away from you. […]

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22 things I learned while 22

HAPPY JUNE (aka, the best month of the year)! It’s officially my birthday month which means I go into reflection mode and think to myself, “what new things did I learn this year?“, “did I discover anything about myself?“, “did I learn any big no-no’s while I made my mistakes?” Anyone else do this? I’ve […]

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Advice from a twenty-something

Take it or leave it. I’m learning as I’m going. I’m starting to get life figured out. HA. Just kidding. Life is the most confusing thing to me now more than ever. Which, if you’ve been following my blogs lately, you could probably see that without me actually saying it. Yet, even during all of […]

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The Balancing Act

This semester I am learning how to balance my social and academic life. After failing to spend time with certain friends due to homework and failing an exam due to spending too much time being social, I’m learning that this whole college thing is a balancing act (of course during my last semester). Throughout my […]

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You can’t always get what you want

I always sing the guitar rifts when I say those words, but that’s not the point to this post. If you’ve been following me this semester, you’ll know that I’ve been applying for jobs, running for homecoming royalty, and working my rear end off for my job. Throughout all of these experiences, moments, and times […]

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