Beauty

Growing up I always had a bunch of girl friends who were similar to me in personality but really different from me in appearance. It wasn’t a bad thing of course, I mean everyone is their own person and everyone looks and acts and is different. I guess my problem was that as I got older, I…

I Took A Break From Social Media

So sometime in the last week I started having some sort of freaky dreams that seemed to connect to things I had seen on social media before going to bed. It was pretty scary how the things I saw online were retained in my memory and how they were warped in my dreams and it…

You Can Do Anything

Late last month I applied to be part of a selective program at my future college. The application process included completion of 2 essays, a resume, and a phone call interview. The essays were pretty simple to write but I was SO nervous for the phone call interview. The day of the phone call, I…

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

What do you want to be when you grow up? Ah. The age old question. Well. In first grade, I wanted to be a magician. That is, until I realized that “magic” isn’t exactly something you can do for a living.  In second grade I would have sworn to anyone I wanted to be a…

I Wish I Was That Smart…

About a week ago I received my final college admission decision in the mail and I’m pleased to say that I got into all the colleges I applied to. I am very proud of myself but I am also really excited. I mean, hello, who wouldn’t be? This is ONLY the next big step of…

Love Languages

This past week I finished reading Gary Chapman’s The 5 Love Languages. Technically, the book is addressed to married couples who are having a hard time communicating love to each other or to couples who know that they may soon encounter a period of their marriage in which things feel a lot different from how they did…

Long Distance Relationships

At this moment in time the Internet is huge. People are constantly sharing and connecting and interacting in ways that were not even imaginable years ago. The Internet has given people the opportunity to meet and talk to others who live nowhere near them and to continue to stay in touch with those who have…