Admiration is a funny thing, or at least it always has been to me. People use it when speaking about someone romantically or when they’re stating their respect for someone else. For me, I use people I admire instead of my role models. I have quite a few people I admire. Some people think it’s… Continue reading Why We Should Dump Role Models
No matter what our school experience was like, we all have one thing in common: gossip. You were talked about. You talked about others. It didn’t matter where you were in the hierarchy of high school popularity, you had rumors about you. If you were the quiet kid, people talked about you. If you were… Continue reading What The Kind Campaign Is and Why We Need It
What are your biggest dreams? The ones that life buried? Did you want to be a musician? Was writing and publishing a novel at the top of your life’s plans? Would you accomplish them if you had the chance? I think the thing about dreams isn’t that they’re impossible or that you have to work… Continue reading What Are Dreams
***DUE TO THE SUBJECT OF THIS POST, I’M GOING TO GO AHEAD AND ISSUE A TRIGGER WARNING FOR DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE.**** ALSO, IF YOU ARE CONTEMPLATING SUICIDE, PLEASE, PLEASE CALL 911 OR THE EMERGENCY ASSITANCE NUMBER FOR YOUR COUNTRY. I AM INCLUDING LINKS AND NUMBERS TO SITES WITH HELP RESOURCES AND HOTLINES AT THE END… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Depression
We’ve all been at a point in our lives where we don’t like ourselves. Whether it’s our body image or personality quirks we dislike, everyone has wished they could be like someone else. I used to be the worst about this. My self-esteem was low. I was incredibly insecure. I wanted to be like someone… Continue reading What I Wish I Would Have Learned Sooner
Lately, I’ve been shirking away from technology. In high school, I absolutely loved hearing about the latest innovations. I still do now, but I go analog more. I make things. I do things by hand that I can just as easily do on a computer. Technology is great and can be life saving, but the… Continue reading The Art of Handwritten Letters
Books are by far the most common type of magic in the world. You can open a book and be transported to a whole different universe. It’s amazing. I’m such an avid reader that I have a whole list of books already that I would like to read/finish reading in 2014! Here’s the list so… Continue reading Books for 2014!