Have you ever met someone you instantly connected with? For some reason the two of you just click and you wonder to yourself "where have you been all my life"? Like peanut butter and jelly, your equally important contributions complement each other flawlessly as the conversation meanders, brushing by both casual and serious topics, but … Continue reading Take Your Time
It took a trip where I couldn't literally breathe (and post yoga talks and a This is Us episode) for me to realize the need to relinquish some control and figuratively breathe. Because there isn't another person to regularly turn to for consultation, I've been living my best life enjoying the complete freedom of being … Continue reading Breathe and Let Go
In a few months, my sister is going to start her first year of college. Since her acceptance, she and a few friends joined a chat group for newly accepted students to meet other incoming students. A group of guys (who were either older than they said or hadn't even been accepted to the school) … Continue reading See, Say, Do Something
It's application season, and with that comes seemingly infinite essays. My sister recently applied to the University of Georgia. One of the prompts was to write about a blackberry moment and she asked me to help her pick one. I looked at her with a quizzical expression, so she began to explain: UGA’s 2017 Commencement … Continue reading Blackberry Moments
2017: This year has been full of shocking, saddening, and terrible events. Shootings in the Las Vegas strip and Orlando. The Manchester bombing. Natural disasters such as Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey, and wildfires in California. The passing of many beloved actors and singers, people who have influenced entire generations. The banning of transgender people from joining the … Continue reading 2017
When I was little, my curiosity led me to end up in some unfortunate situations. I had to experience things for myself, whether it was seeing what was on the other side of the wall or seeing if that light bulb at the circus was as hot as my dad said it was. I ended up … Continue reading Why
As if juggling 14 credit hours, secondary applications, two executive boards, sorority recruitment season, research lab, and hospital volunteering isn't enough, life has decided to hit me all at once. I rolled into senior year still on that summer high of freedom (what little I had left after the MCAT) and full of energy. My … Continue reading Choose Happy. Choose Yourself.
Keys to Success: Communication and the honesty because communication is key and the truth will set you free.
“How do women still go out with guys, when you consider the fact that there is no greater threat to women than men? We’re the number one threat! To women! Globally and historically, we’re the number one cause of injury and mayhem to women. We’re the worst thing that ever happens to them!”
So many of us have been in abusive or unhealthy friendships and relationships. We give them everything we have. Our time, our money, our efforts, our thoughts, our hearts. They let us down, but we give them more chances. They use us, but we stay. And eventually, they walk away. Some stay because they think things … Continue reading Knowing Your Worth