Month: October 2019

The Art of Goal Setting

It’s incredible how much we can glean as adults from children’s stories we’ve heard our whole lives. Take Goldie Locks and the Three Bears, for example. We can relate goals to this story pretty well, actually; some are too big, some are too small, and some are just right. A goal too big can overwhelm…

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Culture Critique: All About Image

Superficial: external or outward; shallow, not profound or thorough; apparent rather than real. *In the spirit of this post, please enjoy accompanying images I’ve taken that were never meant to end up on the Internet* I’m guilty of it on my own Instagram: I love creating an aesthetic in how my feed looks. This goes…

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Back to Basics

When I was in third grade, my teacher made an exciting announcement: we were able to submit our own creative writing to my school’s literary magazine. If our writing got picked, we would be published in the magazine available to the whole school. As you might be able to imagine, the thought of that left…

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Journal Session: Write It Out

Today’s post comes to you late, off-script, after a week of veering completely off schedule and lots of life change. Sigh. It never stops, does it? This afternoon, I carefully curated a new post lineup for the coming weeks, but I realized that a poem I need to take a picture of for tonight’s plan…

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Excuses, Excuses

My creativity intimidates me. It sounds backwards and odd when I actually write it out, but it’s true. Something that used to be my escape is now something I fear. But I don’t think it’s necessarily the creativity or the writing (in my case) themselves that incite this fear; it’s the potential for failure. In…

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