Making 1000 New Memories to Erase One

Before I used to love New York City. The bustling crowds, the beautiful architecture, the overstuffed deli sandwiches, the ear-blasting concerts, and the endless (literally shop til you drop) storefronts. Growing up right outside of the city, I’d take day trips there with my parents, field trips with my classmates, date nights with boys, and … Continue reading Making 1000 New Memories to Erase One

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These are the Lessons that a Recent Death has Taught Me About Life

I love writing, but lately, I haven't been able to write. My mornings are cloudy despite sunshine, and my evenings are quiet despite living with a toddler. Time is moving slowly. Tears are falling more easily. It's harder to experience joy. These are the feelings from loss. Despite being a glass-half-full, joyful, life-loving cheerleader, smiles … Continue reading These are the Lessons that a Recent Death has Taught Me About Life

Why True Happiness is the Answer to Life’s Toughest Questions

It's not often that the big questions and challenges in life are clearly marked with a right or wrong answer. Oftentimes they require deep thinking, the involvement of others, and time to debate it on your own. Since my preteen years, I've been making lists to help me make those tough decisions, although back then, … Continue reading Why True Happiness is the Answer to Life’s Toughest Questions

When a Cheesy Facebook Quiz Made Me Think Twice

I recently took a gimmicky Facebook quiz from Bitecharge (come on, we all do it) about the right career for me. While I'm not questioning my career, I don't spend my afternoons taking quizzes, and I wasn't about to let a tacky quiz confirm my life choices, I was intrigued. I also wanted to indulge … Continue reading When a Cheesy Facebook Quiz Made Me Think Twice