Seven Apps You Need Instead of Facebook

Three weeks ago I deleted the Facebook app from my phone. Such an insane decision was inspired by one of the “I deleted social media apps for an entire week” posts that seem to float around the blog-sphere. Thankful I wasn’t entirely insane and kept Pinterest and Instagram–they’re necessary for my scheduled blocks of procrastination. … More Seven Apps You Need Instead of Facebook

Sigma Tau Delta Convention 2016 // Minneapolis, Minnesota

Last week, I took off from work and school to present a paper at the National Sigma Tau Delta 2016 Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The trip could be summed up in a single word: perfect. Though, true to the English major spirit, I’ll share a few more words about my latest adventure….. Day One In … More Sigma Tau Delta Convention 2016 // Minneapolis, Minnesota

Confessions of an Introverted Blogger // Blogging Life

The more I blog, the more I come across doubts and difficulties. Don’t get me wrong, I love to blog–I’d be happy if I could one day do so professionally. However, as an extreme introvert, blogging has it’s uncomfortable moments. While I might not be physically surrounded by my readers, it’s sometimes very hard to … More Confessions of an Introverted Blogger // Blogging Life

Fake It Till You Make It // Why I Wear Heels To Work

A few days ago I ran into an old friend from freshman year–she congratulated my second job position and noted that I must feel so accomplished. I’m awkward with these types of things, and I hadn’t exactly advertised my second job outside of my friend group. I ended up just giving her a faltering smile while … More Fake It Till You Make It // Why I Wear Heels To Work

Dear Anxiety // Self-Care Tips for Dealing with Mental Illnesses in College

Over Christmas break, I decided to start a series about mental health called “Dear Anxiety,” and I published my first two posts (A Letter to My Mental Illness and Things to Remember about Mental Illnesses During the Holiday Season) with a regular plan set in motion. A week after the second post was published, my plan crumbled … More Dear Anxiety // Self-Care Tips for Dealing with Mental Illnesses in College