An Open Letter to My Mom Who Left

Mom, It’s been nearly 15 years since you left. I’ve seen your face only three times since. But one night this past August, I needed answers. I needed YOU. For the first time in 15 years I made the call I had been wanting to make for so long but couldn’t. I was brave enough to take … Continue Reading

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19 Future Regrets You’ll Have if Things Stay the Same

As humans, we tend to play it safe. It’s easier that way, right? It can be easy to ignore the negative impact of what we’re doing today that simply seems “normal” or “fine.” It isn’t until later that we look back and feel that inescapable disappointment…regret. I once ignored my values too. I joined the … Continue Reading

How I Learned to Move on From My Dream College

If you had asked me where I wanted to go to college when I was a senior in high school, I’d have told you my top choice was UConn. It was the dream college to me. I would have said I was born to be a Husky and Connecticut was where I belonged. It was … Continue Reading

16 Poisons To Your Happiness

Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy when it comes to true and eternal happiness. A healthy amount of tough love and self-reflection has always steered me in the right direction, so here are 16 things to look out for. 1. Jealously. Be happy for people and you’ll be happier for yourself. 2. A … Continue Reading