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Why I Write (On Writing)

By | Feb 10, 2015

I told myself and members of my writing class that I would never write anything with this title. I mean, how can one write a remake of one of the greatest essays of all time? George Orwell, one of my biggest role models, as a writer. I wouldn’t be the first to say that remakes are never better than the original, and I am definitely no Orwell. Don’t compare me to him, though I know you may. I would rather not have that burden of a comparison. However, there are some things on my mind that need to be expressed, that I feel can only be expressed through what one may call “mind to paper” writing. So, let’s try this out. I have a lot to say.

Anxious Angel

By | Feb 8, 2015

Hello, readers!

Today, we’re going to be talking about something that I’ve gone through and that I’m sure many of you have also gone through. Anxiety. This is not really a laughing matter, because this is something that can completely consume you. For any of you who know what it’s like to have an anxiety attack, it’s horrible. You shut down. You feel everything and nothing, all at once. However, I do believe that there are SO many methods to overcoming anxiety and taking control. I am going to share just a few of those with you, today. But first, story time.

Every Day is A Great Day

By | Feb 3, 2015

Today, we are going to talk about negativity. I know that this is a little less formal than usual, but I felt it necessary to bring this subject up. I mean, negativity is this entity present in most people’s lives, and it can suffocate, drown, and destroy you, if you let it. Sometimes, it comes from the people around you, the things you watch, and even yourself. However, the idea here is to not let it become a dominant part of your life. I know from experience what it’s like to struggle to stay positive. It’s even harder when the people around you are constantly tearing you down. You feel inferior and angry and “too much”. I don’t want anyone to feel how I felt.

Learn The Basics, BuzzFeed

By | Jan 30, 2015

Anyone who is anyone knows that BuzzFeed.com is one of the most trendy websites to emerge within the last ten years. Whether it’s covering news, providing quizzes, teaching life lessons, or putting our feelings into words, BuzzFeed seems to have anything and everything a person could ever ask for. I mean, I definitely needed to know which celebrity stoner should be my best friend and that moms are sending hilarious texts about “Snowmageddon 2015”. (Eye rolls into another dimension.)

Working That Photoshop

By | Jan 28, 2015

Upon scrolling through my Twitter feed this morning, as I do every day, probably seven or eight times a day, I noticed that Justin Bieber was being talked about a lot. Typically, if I see something about the Biebs, I will keep scrolling, because he probably did something downright obnoxious again. (Yes, I’m talking about peeing in mop buckets and egging people’s houses.) However, today, for some wild reason, I decided to make an exception.