Facing Uncertainty

Welcome back, everybody! In times like these, everything feels uncertain and scary. As we close another chapter of our lives with the semester ending, the summer can feel like a daunting challenge. Luckily, nobody is alone in feeling that way.  With the whole world under lockdown, everyone is feeling unsteady right now. Most jobs aren’t […]

Being Human

A part of being human is having the ability to grow deep connections with other humans. Human connection is a wild and magnificent thing. I have a few people in my life that have taught me just how beautiful it truly is. With each of these people, I have a million moments that rush through […]

Confronting Confrontation

Welcome back, everyone! Since we’re all stuck inside for a while, people might be bumping heads with who they’re living with. Whether it’s your family or your roommates, this can be a difficult time for conflict resolution. Luckily, everybody is in the same boat right now.  When you spend a lot more time with people […]

Quarantine Gave Me Something

It’s not the most outlandish statement to make when I say none of us are exactly thriving in quarantine. Lifestyle changes have hit us too fast, especially for us college students trying to pave their way to the real world. My experience during mid-March was a bit unique: I had been hospitalized for something completely […]

Online Classes Really Are a Nightmare Dressed Like a Daydream

(Thanks, T-Swift) If you’re anything like me, you struggle to find motivation while at home 24/7. I rely on physically needing to be places at certain times in order to frame my day and be fully productive. The issue also lies in the fact that we began online classes at the end of the semester, […]

Tell That To Yourself.

Tell that to yourself.  You heard me. Look in the mirror, and tell that to yourself. Say everything that you tell your friends when they need reassurance to yourself.  Being a good friend — or just a good person for that matter — requires the ability and desire to help and reassure others. If you’re […]

Learning From a Daffodil

When I was growing up, each year there would come a time when the sun would begin to feel warm again and the grass crept up from the dirt, decorating my front yard in green. This meant it was gardening season. Each year my mom and I would gather all of the necessary tools and […]