Cheers to TWENTY THREE; things I’ve Learned

People ask me, “How are you?” and the answer I continuously provide is that,  “My life seems to be falling apart and coming together at the same time.”  Twenty-Two was quite the rollercoaster with a lot of unexpected screams as I flew down a hill of overwhelming fear and then jerked upwards when a thrill... Continue Reading →

2020 Reflection

“Maybe this cage has been a cocoon all along.”  2020 brought so many changes, both from a personal and societal perspective. Quarantine created a feeling of isolation, leading many people alone with their thoughts. Throughout this year, many unexpected events occurred. 2020 brought canceled plans, adjustments to pre-existing plans, and the need to accept what... Continue Reading →

Growing Pains

I have found that I am growing. Some days I wake up feeling conflicted and anxious. Other days, I wake up feeling refreshed. In these moments, I hit a high reflecting on my progressions. But when I sit too long, I feel heavy. I have become more comfortable escaping my comfort zone. Maybe this is... Continue Reading →

Reflection Fuels Growth 

I spent time reflecting on a bonfire as music played in the background and day slowly faded into night. My heart was heavy as I reflected on many moments throughout my past. This time has truly brought out the depth within me that I sometimes try to suppress. I have enabled myself to look back... Continue Reading →

Interpersonal Relationships: Emotions

As I am taking a psychology class on theories of personality, One individual that stood out to me was Carl Rogers. He was a firm believer in communicating all feelings to avoid build-up, which results in an inappropriate relay of emotion once one has reached an overwhelming level. Doing so involves risk but can result... Continue Reading →

Are Stagnancy and Growth Synonymous?

Written: Nov. 19, 2019 I’ve had some time to think lately. A lot of time to think, actually. I’ve spoken with people who feel the same way recently. Confused, uncertain, and a little lost. I found comfort in knowing the similarity of emotions being felt or, personally speaking, the lack of emotion. Quite frankly, the... Continue Reading →

Fall 2019 Intentions!

Hello everyone! Long-time, no see! I'm back and, hopefully, better! 😉 I set some goals, some of which have been completed, some of which are set in motion, and some yet to be completed. As of October 1st, I began a newfound journey based on the lessons I have learned this year. "Commit to the... Continue Reading →

June 2019 Intentions

    As Summer is in full swing, I have had some time to reflect. I had a month off of school and it looks as if I am planning to take Summer classes. I am spending the Summer working at the beach and I am grateful for this opportunity to embrace change and, ultimately,... Continue Reading →

21 things I’ve learned in 21 Years

My 21st birthday occurred earlier this month. It's funny because a lot has changed since last year. Tears, renewed friendships, faded friendships, different fears, new discoveries etc. Last year, on my birthday, I found out that my dog, age 11, was most likely going to pass. She had gotten sick at the beginning of March... Continue Reading →

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