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Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

Over the last few years, I've struggled with the idea of putting down roots. When will it happen? Where will I eventually settle? Am I waisting away my life moving all around or am I gaining experience? I moved to South Carolina for undergrad and each summer I would move to a different city with [...]

Re-Evaluating Intentions

Originially, I started this blog to force myself to write and express my thoughts and opinions more frequently. I felt like the only time I ever wrote was for school, and I could feel myself starting to resent writing altogether. I felt that writing essays upon essays about the Brontë's and creating memos and newsletters [...]

I’m One Hot Millennial Mess

A little over fifteen months ago, I graduated from college with a BA in Business Administration and a minor in English. Right after graduation, I moved into my boyfriend's mom's house for the summer until we figured out our next move. We both had been accepted to graduate programs, but had yet to make a [...]

The Purge: What I Realized From Deleting “Friends” From My Social Media

  “Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.” — Unknown In my recent post about studying abroad, I talked about how we (as well as those we follow) often share videos on various social media outlets to raise awareness about current global issues. However, if your newsfeeds [...]

Starting Fresh: 16 Goals I Want To Accomplish By The End Of This Year

So far, 2017 has been a never-ending struggle with accountability and motivation. At the end of 2016, I was so determined to stick to my New Year's resolutions list and finally make 2017 the year I actually follow through with my goals. But, I’m pretty sure I gave up New Year’s day. It was so easy [...]

Why I’m (Still) So Obsessed With My Study Abroad Experience

Why I’m (Still) So Obsessed With My Study Abroad Experience

On September 5, 2015, I got on a plane to study abroad for the semester in Shanghai, China. Prior to this, I had only traveled outside of the US once and that was to the Bahamas on a cruise (which, let's be honest, to a Floridian that's basically the equivalent of going to your next-door [...]

Confessions of a NARP

*N.A.R.P. - Non-athletic regular person. What’s that saying? You don’t know what you have until it’s gone? Ugh, could anything be more relevant? After three years of practices, games, countless injuries, aching muscles, and the inevitable drama that comes with being on a team of ~18 women, it’s safe to say that I was sooo [...]