I have always had the mindset that getting started is the hardest part because that's a cliche I've heard my entire life. But lately, as I feel my life slowing down, I'm starting to take on a different perspective. I don't know if I've ever been someone who's had a difficult time "starting" things. More [...]
When I was preparing to come home for the summer after my first year of college ended, I cried knowing things wouldn't be the same next year. When I was packing to move back in for my second year, my mom cried knowing that me leaving this time was different. When I was talking to [...]
I'm not sure what's in the air lately, but I have a lot of friends who are going through the most extreme parts of life and experiencing things in highs and lows with no middle ground. Be it marriage or heartbreak, love or loss, loneliness or fulfillment, everyone I know seems to be experiencing so [...]
It's natural for people to change as time goes by. Their likes, dislikes, hobbies, and so many other things can change. So why does it come as such a shock when our dreams and passions that we have chased for so long start to change as well? And what do we do when we feel these changes start to take place?
Almost every summer my family makes the trip out to North Carolina for a week-long vacation. We've been doing this practically every year since I was two or so, yet every year is filled with its own unique sense of adventure. When I was around the age of fifteen, I was sitting on a the [...]
I've come to learn that we have a lot more control over our life than we think. Sure, we can't control the choices or actions of others. Yes, the workings of the world around us are out of our hands. But we control our actions and our perceptions, and that's a lot. So, if you [...]
While I was driving home the other day from my cousins graduation party, I had one of the most blissful moments I think I’ve had in a long time. I was driving, and on my left were mostly blue skies with pink clouds scattered here and there, and to my right was the Western Sunset [...]