Dear Anxiety // Things To Remember During The Holiday Season

The Thanksgiving rush has barely died down, Christmas is right around the corner, and the first day of 2016 will be here before we know it. The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year; but, for people suffering with mental illnesses, it can also be one of the most stressful … More Dear Anxiety // Things To Remember During The Holiday Season

Five Ways Homeschooling Prepared Me For College

If you were homeschooled, you likely dealt with quite a few of the stereotypical but curious questions. People always wondered if I got to wear pajamas all day long (um… no), while many others tended to insist that I never actually did “real work” (um…no…again). Every time my family moved, I had to convince my … More Five Ways Homeschooling Prepared Me For College

Dear Anxiety // A Letter to My Mental Illnesses

Over the past two weeks, I have seen some fantastic videos and posts on Facebook about the truth behind mental health and mental illnesses. Much of this has stemmed from Buzzfeed’s Mental Health Week (posts and videos here), which has encouraged individuals around the world to break free of society’s silence and speak without fear … More Dear Anxiety // A Letter to My Mental Illnesses

Five Things To Do The Week After Finals

Congratulations! It’s the end of the semester, and you have survived the last week of madness. Now it’s time to sleep for days and watch another two seasons of Friends. While it’s extremely tempting to waste away the week after finals– I haven’t left my lovely bed before eleven o’clock  the past two days–and do absolutely nothing, … More Five Things To Do The Week After Finals