Things that make me smile

inspired by a post written by Carrie Feeling the sun on the back of my neck on a cool windy day Eating a home cooked meal Planning road trips Plane rides Packing my gym bag Birds singing Preparing for a new adventre Opening all the doors and windows to my apartment on a breezy day…

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How a college english class introduced me to blogging

Before college, I never heard of blogging. If I remember correctly I used the internet for research, playing neopets, and watching natural hair or makeup tutorials on YouTube. Freshmen year of college was by far the worst of my college years. I dealt with really weird cattiness, battled depression, and was basically friendless. It wasn’t all…

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4 ways to deal with a restless mind

Feeling restless It often starts as soon as I begin to unwind for the day. It starts with one thought about lunch the next day, then there’s a thought about my best friends wellbeing. Before I know it I’m thinking 5 years into the future, while simultaneously considering how I could’ve handled high school better….

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Planning a new project

Over the last few weeks of working on this “post a day project” I’ve begun to gain some clarity on the type of content I want to write for this space. I’ve also gained some clarity on the career moves I’d like to make over the next few years. Both projects will involve massive amounts…

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Immerse

I don’t remember where I read or heard this, but someone said something along the lines of… If you’re not growing and challenging yourself, you’re stagnating. In order to grow you must continuously immerse yourself in new ideas and experiences.

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Record

I possess few physical memories from late childhood to present day. I wish I had a photo of the first and only school dance I went to in middle school. It would be funny to see myself in a sleeveless rainbow inspired turtleneck sweater. My mom has a bunch of photos of me at track…

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Murmuration

Butterflies lazily flew by and off in the distance you could hear the murmur of the river. Couples explored the paths the hiking trail offered. A family talked quietly while fishing in the river. Dogs contentedly ran ahead of their owners on the peaceful afternoon hike.

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Breaking an old pattern

Part of the reason I committed to posting everyday for March, was to get used to hitting the “publish” button. I thought posting something (anything) on a daily basis would lesson the anxiety I feel. Another reason I committed to this self imposed challenge, was to stop the pattern of breaking promises to myself. For…

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