How the Internet Helped Save My Skin

Itโ€™s no secret to anyone who knows me that I learn best by reading. When I was struggling to learn multiplication in second grade, my mom bought me a book that showed me how and finally got math to click. I own almost the entire Gossip Girl book series because my mom would order boxed […]

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Mental Health Is Nothing to be Ashamed Of

Since it’s Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to step in and say something, since I have a very close relationship with mine. **Disclaimer, I’m obviously not a doctor, just an anxious person. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had anxiety. I refused to try new foods in restaurants, I had regular panic […]

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Book recommendations for people who #GetIt

I can’t emphasize enough how much reading has helped me throughout my life. In second grade, my mom gave me a book about multiplication because I was not grasping it in the classroom. In high school, she would buy me boxed set after boxed set because she always noticed how reading calmed me down. I […]

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#TRYING – Lauren Goewey

I met Lauren in sixth grade, when paired up for an anti-smoking project. While our peers made posters or pamphlets, Lauren and I filmed and produced (using iMovie in 2003!!) a MasterCard-style commercial, complete with a blooper reel. Needless to say, Lauren and I have remained close, and she has continued to kill it in […]

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#TRYING – Kara Brown

When I graduated college, my mom gave me a book calledย I Just Graduated…Now What?. As someone who has always learned from books, I was eager to dive in, because I was LOST. But the book didn’t answer my questions. It’s written by Arnold Schwarzenegger’s daughter, and many of the essays in the book were the […]

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I’m Back!

  In the past two years I’ve (obviously) taken time to step back from blogging. At first, I was totally overwhelmed with working and adulthood. Then, I psyched myself out every time I started getting ready t get back into it. And then, after two years talking myself out of it, assuming that no one […]

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