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…

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…

10 Little Things to Do When You’re Sad

We all have those days. We’ve messed up at school or work. We’re fighting with friends. We just feel low. In those moments, we need to take time to appreciate the small things. These little pieces of joy are not going to heal our hurts or fix our problems, but they can give us comfort…

You Don’t Know What Others Are Going Through: Be Kind

*Sigh.* So, I really wanted to like the new Netflix movie Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. It looked so endearing and starred Barb from Stranger Things and the loveable guy from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. By all accounts, it should have been amazing, but about halfway through the film, I had to…

Just Friends: Don’t Lead People On

I write the following words with conviction, as it’s something I’ve done. It’s something most of us have done. You’re young; you worry about feeling loved and attractive. Will anybody ever like me? you think. And then someone does—only it’s not whom you wanted. You let him down easy, or maybe you avoid letting him…