I must confess the truth. Leaving Chicago has been the best decision I've ever made in my life. I tried. I really did try to make it work. I gave myself completely to the demands of the city. I worked overnights, double shifts, all for minimum wage. Tried to mold myself to fit in… Continue reading Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win
I have been letting myself down a lot this past year. I've been making excuses for why I'm treading water. I've been blaming the universe for giving me difficult circumstances, that prevent me from moving forward. I then decide that the solution to get away from all this negative juju invading my headspace is to well, move. Queue positive vibes &… Continue reading Why I succeed at failing
I have been a college graduate for seven months now and the reality of being done with my undergraduate career still wakes me up in the morning with a shift kick in the behind, waking me up to the reality that I am still on that terrifying job hunt. I like to think that I… Continue reading Why You Need to Learn to Become a Superhero at College
I've known these people for either 15 years, 15 months, or 15 minutes. I think this picture symbolizes what these next few months will be like — catching up with old friends, trying to maintain friendships with current ones, and creating memories those I haven't met yet.
"You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big… Continue reading “You must constantly ask yourself these questions…”
Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home. - Bill Cosby Well, I've moved back in with my parents. Kind of. My dad travels five days out of the week for work, and my mom recently got a summer condo in Lake City, Minnesota to be closer… Continue reading Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
This week has been pretty shitty for my emotional and mental state. There was Boston, there was Texas, there was a death of a close family friend, and there was bad news told. Yes, there are parts of the world where worse things are happening to even better people than I, but I don't think… Continue reading The Most Uncertain Thing for Humanity is Life