Reflecting on My College Admissions Journey
The ups and down I’ve experienced throughout my senior year.
How I Handle Senioritis
Senior year is an incredibly exciting time for high schoolers – you’ll be applying for colleges, attending your last prom and homecoming, take your senior portraits, and graduate! However, another inevitable (and excruciating) factor of senior year is a condition that all seniors seem to be afflicted with toward the beginning of second semester (or…
Being in a Relationship with Someone with a Mental Illness
Living and coping with a mental illness is one thing – being in a relationship with someone who has a mental illness is another. Here are a few words of wisdom if your partner has a mental illness and you’d like some advice on how to help him/her cope.
How to Get Over A Breakup
So your heart’s been broken. Your heart feels like it’s been split in half, your eyes are puffed up and crimson red from sobbing, and all you want to do is take a break from work and school and just go to sleep. Unfortunately, the world doesn’t stop for us when we’ve had a breakup.…
Lessons I’ve Learned From My Relationship
Note: I am not a relationship expert, nor am I a licensed marriage/family therapist. I am merely sharing what I’ve learned over the past few years and words of wisdom I’ve gleaned from others. Since January 27, 2017, I have been in a relationship with my amazing boyfriend Charles. However, before this relationship, I had…
What Three Years of Therapy Have Taught Me
Side note: This is another post from my tumblr blog. I really want to re-post this in hopes of reassuring my readers that going to therapy is okay, and that seeking professional help for mental health issues and beyond is perfectly healthy. Therapy has been one of the most life-changing decisions of my life, but…
Depression, Self-Harm, & Anxiety: My Story
This was the very first blog post I’ve ever written on my original blog site on tumblr. I feel like it’s an extremely important story for me to tell, not only because it’s a significant part of my life, but also because I want to help others who are struggling like I once was. My…
What I’m Thankful For
The Thanksgiving season is upon us – here are the things in my life for which I am most grateful!
How I Found My Passion
How I discovered that journalism was the field in which I could succeed and thrive, as well as love doing for the rest of my life.
What being Lieutenant Governor has taught me
We all have someone we look up to, whether it be a celebrity, our parent, or a close friend. These remarkable inspirations in our lives are our “leaders” – the ones who set the path for us to follow and who want to make this world a better place. As the Lieutenant Governor of Division…