Why being an empathetic crier is the worst

empathy — the emotional responsiveness which an individual shows to the feelings experienced by another person; the ability to identify with another’s emotions and understand what they are feeling ^is that annoying for anyone else? One of my top five strengths (waddup StrengthsFinder) is Empathy. When I found this out, I didn’t even know what it […]

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24 things I learned while 24

Holy moly, today I turn 25…I’m a QUARTER CENTURY OLD (Thanks Amy for that lil reminder). Every year I like to reflect on what I’ve learned since my last birthday and each year it brings me a lot of joy seeing how much I’ve grown, how weird I’ve stayed, and how deeply in love with […]

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orange skies

I forget where I am when I look at the sky, it makes me feel renewed. The colors bring a lightness I haven’t experienced at least for a while. Greeting me with a sense of beginning with a gift of the present begging me to forget about the darkness seen last night. I am a […]

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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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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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Since being home.

I haven’t updated this blog in forever and thought I would give everyone an insight to life after study abroad. I miss it everyday. There’s not a moment that passes where I don’t think of something that reminds me of the beautiful city of York, the manor of Harlaxton, the friends I made, or the […]

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