What I’ve been struggling with lately

Last week I had my first anxiety attack in over a month. To even say it was over a month feels weird to me, considering for a while I was experiencing anxiety attacks weekly. Since I hadn’t experienced one in a while, this one felt like it hit hard. Really hard. After doing some reflection, […]

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A letter to my younger self

Dear 14-year-old Casie, Hey, it’s you, but just 10 years in the future – crazy, right? It’s weird to say this, but I barely remember what you’re going through right now and what exactly you’re experiencing… I guess that speaks to my memory skills…(yeah, they’re still not great…) If I’m thinking correctly, you’re living it […]

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My bucket list…as of right now

In 2014, I started keeping a journal where I wrote one sentence down a day. I tried to keep it as brief as possible while giving a great amount of detail. And the crazy part is I actually stuck to it for over a year. The first few pages of said journal, however, were reserved […]

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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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Why women should empower women

“Ugh, I hate her. She’s so skinny and perfect and look at that long luscious hair. No wonder everyone loves her.” “Of course SHE got the promotion. She’s such a b*$*& and will do anything to get what she wants. I have more class than that. I’m going to work for what I get.” Ladies, how […]

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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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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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End of summer

HAPPY LAST WEEK OF SUMMER! Well, for me it’s the last week of summer, probably for most people, though, you’ve already begun school. My first day is actually Wednesday, September 2nd… So I still have about a week and a half left, but honestly, all my summer activities have come to a close and I’m […]

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Falling in love with summer

Lately, I’ve been feeling so happy and passionate about my life and I think summer has a lot to do with it. Summer brings out so many positive emotions in me and the vitamin D my body is receiving is bringing me so much happiness. This summer so far I’ve spent my time with friends, […]

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