The Slingshot

When I graduated from college, I was in a really dark place for about three years. I had dealt with depression since high school, but at age 22 it was only exacerbated by the fact that I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. The following lyrics from Avenue Q (a musical), sums up how I …

Memories

When you’re in college, a lot of people will tell you to cherish it because it’ll be the best years of your life. While I was still going through it, I would silently chuckle to myself whenever I heard someone tell me this. Nothing particularly excited ever happened to me, and it seemed like I was constantly stressed out by …

Baby Steps

Have you ever watched a baby learn how to walk? Witnessing this take place is one of the cutest things that you’ll ever see. First they’ll start to pull themselves up with the help of various objects. If the couch is low enough then they’ll try it there. Basically, anything that’s low enough for them to grab is fair game. …

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Doing What you Love

With all of the stress that we experience in our daily life sometimes it just feels good to unwind after a long day. Work, school, relationship problems, sitting in traffic, and dealing with rude people can really start to take a toll on your general well-being. In my free time I like to watch TV. If I could, I would …

Learning to let Go

When I was younger, sometimes I would try really hard to get guys to like me. If I liked someone, I would put myself out there with the hope of him liking me back. I am a woman and I was being progressive in the sense that I didn’t wait around for a guy to pursue me. This component of …

Pushing Past Impatience

Are you an impatient person? I know I am! I don’t want to wait for anything. When I’m walking behind or driving behind someone who’s too slow, I want to scream! So I ultimately end up just moving around them. One of the reasons I don’t like cooking (other than the fact that I’m no good at it) is because …