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

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 I Learned From A Traveling Writer: One Year Later

A year ago today, I was introduced to one of the most inspiring writers I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet. Berry Lopez, a traveling writer of both award winning fiction and non-fiction, gave me the encouragement I needed my freshman year to rekindle my love for words. That night when I sat down in … More Five Things I Learned From A Traveling Writer: One Year Later

Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists

Dear Perfectionists, I know that it’s the end of the school year and that assignments are stacked higher than your laundry, that papers are hiding around every corner, and that sleep is something of myth. Pressure and stress are at extremes despite your professors’ assurances that “the end is near.” In fact, I know how … More Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists