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Travel Essentials: What I Wear + What’s In My Bag

July 24, 2017 | No Comments

Travel is STRESSFUL. From overpacking to forgetting important items, traffic, confusing signs, foreign languages, dirty bathrooms, delayed flights and the flights themselves, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. In the end, the excitement of being in a new place (or back in a familiar one) is worth the stress. All of the beautiful things you’ll see […]

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My Favorite Ways to Get Fit - WITHOUT the Gym

My Favorite Ways to Get Fit – Without the Gym

July 17, 2017 | No Comments

For people who don’t have a gym membership, staying in shape can be tough. I don’t mean staying “skinny” – I mean having a bad ass strong bod regardless of your shape or size. Fit is fit. Even if you have a gym membership, regular exercise routines surrounded by strangers and intimidating equipment can get […]

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Vuycho i mene

Learning to Grieve

June 30, 2017 | No Comments

Eleven days ago, my uncle passed away very suddenly at the age of 41. My uncle was a brilliant, talented, and kind-hearted man. He was an avid reader, loved mythology, spoke three languages, and loved me very deeply, as I loved him. It sounds odd to say that someone loved you. It comes off a […]

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7 Books To Read This Summer

7 Books I’m Reading This Summer

June 23, 2017 | No Comments

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro If you’re a lover of Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Charlotte should  be a pleasant revisit to the wonderful word of sharp minds and a trail of clues for you. This book, the first in a trilogy, follows the adventures of the descendants of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson […]

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Fatal Flaws: Cultivating Self-Awareness and Positive Habits

Fatal Flaws: Cultivating Self-Awareness and Positive Habits

April 15, 2017 | No Comments

In every human there are traits considered “unfavorable.” We are all an endless amalgamation of all of our preferences, habits, and quirks. The question is, do we allow some of these more prominent traits to shape our lives? The problem is not that we have these traits, but the way in which we develop an […]

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Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

March 12, 2017 | No Comments

Never Let Me Go is science fiction for people who do not particularly like science fiction. The story begins inconspicuously enough. Kathy, now a grown woman and a carer, reflects back on her childhood. She reminiscences of her time at Hailsham, a boarding school in England. A time filled with difficulties, changes, and confrontations between friends […]

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Why the College You Attend Does Not Validate You as a Person

Why the College You Attend Does Not Validate You as a Person

March 6, 2017 | No Comments

Repeat after me. It does not matter what college I go to. College does not have the power to validate me as a person. Period. Senior year is one long, obnoxious, drawn-out conversation about college: where everyone is applying, where they got in, where they really want to go, where they can afford to go, […]

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Why I’ve Been Having Trouble Blogging

February 26, 2017 | No Comments

When I started my blog, I started pinning articles giving instructions on how you should be writing blog posts, how you should be setting up your blog, what kind of content you should be writing about, the way you should be writing, why you have to use social media, and the best way to “get […]

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Essential French Phrases - Learn French

Essential French Phrases – Learn French!

January 6, 2017 | No Comments

French is a complicated language, but that doesn’t mean every lesson has to be difficult from the get-go. So this French lesson is keeping it simple by introducing you to the most essential phrases to know. Even with very limited familiarity with the language, you could survive with these phrases. If you’re going to be traveling […]

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New Year's Resolutions

Happy New Year! – A Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

December 30, 2016 | No Comments

Time is said to be not linear, but circular, and as we all learned in one of our first geometry lessons, circles are made of an infinite amount of points. Circles, like time, are never-ending. Not everyone believes in starting fresh on January 1st. Many people don’t make resolutions or never follow through with the […]

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