Last week I received an email that I had been patiently impatiently waiting for since November. It was an email that very nearly altered my future and consequently, the rest of my life. Towards the end of the supposed receiving date, I was refreshing my email every second, ready for the news to arrive. It … Continue reading i was rejected from art school… here’s what i learned
As you may or may not know, a large amount of my time between the ages of 7 and 14 (I'm 15 now) were spent playing and thinking about playing tennis. I started playing when my best friend at the time invited me to start doing group lessons with her and her sister, which led … Continue reading letting go of a passion
Hey friends! As some of you may have noticed, I cut down my bi-weekly posts to weekly posts throughout the month of November. This was mainly because of schoolwork and applications, but now I'm back with the bi-weekly posts! I've decided my mid-week posts will be more light-hearted and shorter posts, while I save the … Continue reading 4 ~WEIRD~ Facts About Me
Last weekend contained one of the best days I've had all year, and hi, I'm here to tell you all about it and how you can have a day like it 😉 My family and I hightailed it down to Atlanta last Friday to escape the hurricane supposedly heading our way (our area ended up … Continue reading A Music Festival Diary: what it’s like to be spontaneous
*Quick disclaimer: This post is all over the place, mainly because I'm trying to explain the way my mind is working currently throughout it, which is no easy task. My reason for writing this post is for those of you who may feel similarly sometimes and need someone to relate to so that you feel … Continue reading what a haircut can’t fix: feeling restless, out-of-control, and stuck.
I think we can all agree that "being yourself" is a lot easier said than done, especially when it comes to being completely you throughout the school year. Giving into the pressures around you to conform to one specific type of person is something we all go through, especially as a teen. A lot of times in … Continue reading Being Yourself + Staying Yourself As A Teen
*beginning of one of my journal entries* June 15, 2018 A couple weeks ago, I met up with a friend I hadn't seen in a while. She mentioned how she had been keeping up with the blog, and how I "seem genuinely happy with what I'm doing." This lit a glow inside of me. I … Continue reading once i do this, i’ll be happy: what i’ve learned about happiness + gratitude
Earlier this week on Instagram, I posted the above photo. I was thinking about not posting the photo though because of how my legs looked. I've always been aware of how short and stocky they are; after all, the beauty standard is long, tall, and lean legs. For some photos, I've even thought about lengthening my … Continue reading hi, i’m insecure.