Prioritizing the Important Things in Life

As a perpetual people pleaser, I sometimes fall victim to prioritizing what other people need from me rather than the things I need to prioritize. For example, Friday morning, it snowed here in Omaha—like really, really snowed. As a Southern Californian native, I’ve never in my life driven while it was snowing. I drove on…

Sometimes Unfortunate Events Make Way for Better Ones

This isn’t always true, but sometimes after time has passed, you’ll look back on something not so great that happened and see that it made way for something better to occur. This can usually be seen with job losses, breakups, and even smaller day-to-day things, such as canceled plans. That job loss is horrible at…

You Can Start Fresh on Any Given Day

Today is the start of a new month, and soon we will be transitioning into a new season of when the sun rises and sets, as well, when we leave Daylight Saving Time behind this Sunday. The start of each month signals the beginning of new possibilities: starting over in various aspects of life, starting…

Group Projects Don’t End After High School

I hate to tell you this, but group projects sadly do not end after high school—or even after college. You will stumble across those similar feelings of frustration and disappointment in your work life and your social life long after you’ve said goodbye to backpacks and textbooks. I don’t know about you, but I often…

Sometimes You Have to Do Things on Your Own

I’ve been very fortunate to always have people in my life whom I can count on in moments of panic or desperation. Usually these type of moments arrive when an emergency light turns on in my car, as was the case last week. The events of the week were a big wake-up call for me….