Decluttering, My Life & Thoughts

Why Sentimental Items Are So Important to Me

If you know anything about me from reading this blog, it’s that I like to keep my life and possessions pretty decluttered. While I try to let go of as much as I can and only hold onto the items that I believe truly add value to my life in some way, I also can… Continue reading Why Sentimental Items Are So Important to Me

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Tips for Forming Good Habits

Lately, I’ve been working on forming some better habits. Some are small, and some require more time an energy. Either way, it can be hard to incorporate new habits into daily life, so I thought I might share some tips and tricks I’ve picked up along the way to help you in your attempt to… Continue reading Tips for Forming Good Habits

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But Don’t Expect Anything in Return

I was practically in tears when I called him. I was having one of those terrible nights where everything felt so completely out of control. I was calling him back, aware that he probably needed some sort of favor from me. But I was already so stressed. When he answered the phone, he tried to… Continue reading But Don’t Expect Anything in Return

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For the Ones That Left (And the Ones I Left Behind)

It hasn’t even been that long since I graduated from college, and I already feel like I’m losing touch with a few people. (I only live a few minutes away from campus and everyone is still around.) But even being in the same school as my friends didn’t always guarantee that we’d stay close anyway.… Continue reading For the Ones That Left (And the Ones I Left Behind)

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When Your Friend Can Say, “I Told You So”

“See?” he told me. “I always tell you not to worry.” I laughed to myself and nodded. He really does always say that – always tells me that things are going to work out. And I hardly ever believe it. I’m a worrier by nature. When my friends travel, I worry about them having a… Continue reading When Your Friend Can Say, “I Told You So”

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And Then I Didn’t Go Back To School

It’s the end of Christmas break. For college students, that means flying or driving or riding back to campus, buying new books, and learning a new schedule. I know the routine. I’ve done it before. But this time, I won’t be joining my friends in a new set of classes. I’ve officially graduated. The weird… Continue reading And Then I Didn’t Go Back To School