On changing your mind

When I tell someone what I want to be when I grow up, I usually get a sympathetic stare and then one of those fake sounding “oh, really? That’s great.” kind of replies that I know they don’t mean.

Telling people you plan on writing for TV doesn’t always go over well when everyone around you is a STEM major. People think it’s a pipe-dream and that I’ll end up living on someone’s couch eating all their food. But here’s the thing: I don’t care what they think. Continue reading “On changing your mind”

Beach trips on a college budget

Today is all about planning the perfect beach trip when you’re on a tight budget, especially my fellow college students who can sometimes barely afford dinner. I’ve been there. I feel you. I posted about this yesterday on my Instagram story and some of you sent in some questions and I will answer anything that the post doesn’t cover at the end!

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College advice from a real life college kid

It’s that time of year again!

Summer is ending and recently graduated high schoolers are freaking out about college.

At least I was. I’m not joking. I got put on anxiety medicine AND had to wear a heart monitor because I stressed myself out so much about picking a school, picking a major, scholarships, financial aid, roommates, parking passes, scheduling my own classes, jobs, and OH MY GOD why did I have to graduate?????? Continue reading “College advice from a real life college kid”

A Cup of Kindness

I won a cup.

That seems like a very strange statement to start a blog post off with, but that’s how this whole thing started.

The cup is from the Ellen Degeneres show. It’s not a special cup; it’s a clear, tervis-like cup, with the classic aqua blue logo on it. That’s it. But for some reason, when I looked at the cup this morning, I knew I needed to write about it. Here’s why:

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