Lifestyle & Mindset

What Living Simply Means to Me

As you might have read on a previous post, I’ve decided I want to declutter and live more simply. However, this is something that I’m already struggling with, as I own a lot of things. There are a lot of objects I own that were gifted to me or that bring back special memories. Moreover,… Continue reading What Living Simply Means to Me

Lifestyle & Mindset

Beginning My Journey Towards Minimalism

I’ve recently become interested in the minimalistic lifestyle. I’ve known about this kind of lifestyle for quite some time, but it wasn’t until recently that I really started looking into it. I’ve been listening to the podcast by The Minimalists. (It’s on iTunes and Soundcloud, as well a couple other places. You should definitely check… Continue reading Beginning My Journey Towards Minimalism

Lifestyle & Mindset

6 Books Dealing with Mental Health Issues

Mental health issues are something that I’m pretty passionate about. Maybe it’s because I’ve been struggling with both anxiety and depression on and off over the past few years or because some of my closest friends have similar struggles. It’s probably a combination of the two. Whatever the case, this is a topic I’m very… Continue reading 6 Books Dealing with Mental Health Issues

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Summer Reading List

For those of you out there who are looking for some casual, funny, entertaining, or whimsical summer reads, this might be the list for you. I’m including some novels, some comedic memoirs, and a few other things as well. Hopefully you find something on this list that agrees with your taste in literature. Feel free… Continue reading Summer Reading List

Lifestyle & Mindset

5-Minute Hangouts

I’m a really busy person, and so are all my friends. That’s what happens when you’re in college, I guess. Or maybe this is just the way life is in general. I couldn’t say for sure. But anyway, I’ve realized that in all this busyness, sometimes I go days or even weeks without seeing some… Continue reading 5-Minute Hangouts

Lifestyle & Mindset

On Letting People In

How do you say, “I need you” without letting yourself become vulnerable? I wish I knew. Because sometimes I really do need you, but I just don’t know how to put the words together. In the past, I’ve allowed myself to become vulnerable with all the wrong people. So because of that, I think I’m… Continue reading On Letting People In

Lifestyle & Mindset

If You Feel Overwhelmed

Oh, the college life. You know, people used to tell me I should get more involved in school activties – that I should make more friends, be on campus more often, show my face around more, etc. Well, here I am: president of the creative writing club, editor of our school magazine, employee at four… Continue reading If You Feel Overwhelmed