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Letting go of the Weight

Titanic is my all-time favorite movie. It’s a work of art, and it was wonderfully done from beginning to end. Not to mention, Leonardo DiCaprio was at his peak level of attractiveness during this time in his life and he definitely is one of the reasons I can’t get enough of it. That being said, even if he wasn’t in …

Learning From Past Mistakes

I started playing basketball at a young age. When I was a kid, I did it just for fun. I wan’t really concerned about making the most baskets or getting the most steals. All I cared about was having fun with my friends. My parents also didn’t let me eat junk food, so I would get particularly excited for game …

Pushing Past Uncomfortable

There’s something comforting about monotony. When your life is monotonous you may not feel inclined to change it. Nothing exciting may ever happen, but nothing bad happens either. You’ve chosen to play it safe because when you do that you’re not going to get hurt… Right before I was about to start kindergarten, I went over to my godfather’s house …

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. …

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 …