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How to Save At Least $6000 Each Year

How to Save At Least $6000 Each Year

July 31, 2018

  Is it just me, or are all of these “how-to” articles sounding pretty redundant? You know, with the clickbait title, strikingly attractive yet unrelated photo, and a list of things to “possibly” do that just “may” help you “almost” come close to doing what they said you’ll do? I don’t have time for that, […]

How To Enjoy Being Single

How To Enjoy Being Single

June 22, 2018

The irony in being single is once you announce it, people react like it’s a disease:   “I’m single.” “What? Really? How?!” (point noted)   More often than not, people confuse being alone, with being lonely. Alone and lonely aren’t synonyms. Truth be told, there are plenty of people who enjoy their solitude, and unfortunately, […]

Delayed Opportunities

Delayed Opportunities

May 31, 2018

Remember when you were a kid, that time you asked your parents, “Can I drive?” Their answer was the obvious, “No.” (Or a loud, obnoxious laughter in place of an answer, if you had a dad like mine.) Although hurtful, receiving a “no” was actually a good thing. Our parents, as harsh as as their […]

The Truth About Depression

The Truth About Depression

April 14, 2018

Many people brush off depression as if it’s something you can just “get over.”  While a physical injury or illness is treated with the utmost care and attention, it’s sad that something as detrimental as mental health is often overlooked. Here’s the truth: Depression is an illness. It doesn’t discriminate It’s unpredictable It’s real Ranging from […]

Forbidden Fruits

Forbidden Fruits

March 27, 2018

  Out of all the trees in Eden, hundreds, possibly thousands of them, Adam and Eve chose to eat apples from the one they were instructed not to touch. . .sounds pretty foolish, right? I mean, what was so alluring about that particular tree? Or was it even the tree at all? Reminiscing on my […]

Fulfilling Purpose

Fulfilling Purpose

March 14, 2018

Who am I? I could tell you I’m a successful, perfect woman who always had her life together. . .but if I did, it would be a lie. To start, I was the type of person that camouflaged my feelings, living day to day wearing an artificial smile. Anxiety disorder, depression, and insecurities were running […]

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”  ~Robert Frost