Nothing beats the crisp autumn breeze on campus. Time for the comfort of your favorite sweater and cuddling with that cozy blanket that has a way of making things feel just right. It’s times like these that remind me to stop and notice all the beauty around me. It’s a struggle to stop walking around… Continue reading Autumn
This past weekend I attended the first ever Life is Beautiful Festival in downtown Las Vegas. It was absolutely amazing! The festival consisted of a compilation of art, food, and music. It’s difficult not to be inspired by all the creativity that was all around. It turns out the event drew a lot of hipsters… Continue reading The Moments that Make You Feel Alive
For the longest time I felt that the anxiety that has been a part of my life for so long has only served the purpose of making life much harder than it needs to be. I saw it as a curse when it caused trouble as little girl who could never fall asleep until her… Continue reading Weekly Reflections: The Positive Side of Anxiety
A few days ago I had one of the most pleasant experiences in my life. I camped by a beach in north California with my family and it was absolutely wonderful. Watching the sunset fall on the ocean with an array of different colors filled me with warmth and a passion for life. I felt… Continue reading More Thoughts on Happiness
I have heard this many times. It makes sense and it makes me feel hopeful for the future. I can choose to be happy! This statement always makes me feel empowered until I am unable to make that choice in my everyday life. Then the feeling of empowerment turns into disappointment in myself. I guess… Continue reading Happiness is a Choice?
Being that I am always thinking and analyzing everything about myself and life, trying to find ways to become happier and more confident, I have decided I want to post weekly reflections about what I have learned during the week. I sincerely believe that through honest self-refection people can learn a lot about themselves and… Continue reading Weekly Reflections
I have found through years and years of dealing with an unrelenting sense that things are not quite as good as they should be, that my expectations are just way too out of control. I have noticed that I have these unreachable expectations for what I should be like, what I should have achieved by… Continue reading The Dangers of Expectations