Letter to an Old Friend

Last week in Psych 101, I was assigned an essay designed to be a letter to a friend. My professor gave us a template and this was the result. I hate it when you make everything about yourself. When I just want you to listen to something I have to say you end up turning…

Dropping my Spanish Minor?

Having lived in a Spanish speaking country for 8th, 9th, and 10th grade, you would think I would be able to breeze by Spanish 102. I passed the AP test so I was able to skip Spanish 101. Although I am definitely not the worst Spanish speaker in my class, (there are a few who I’m not sure…

Getting out of Toxic Friendships

My last post talked about knowing if your friendship needs to end. In this post, I am going to talk about what relationships are toxic and the steps you need to take to get out. First here is a review of exactly what counts as a toxic relationship from theartofcharm.com Toxic people try to control…

Are They a Good Friend?

I’ve struggled with this for as long as I can remember. I get so wrapped up in a friendship that even when it becomes toxic and destructive I can convince myself it is worth being saved. I know people who have emotionally abusive friends but refuse to leave their side. I was in a relationship like…

College vs High School

I absolutely am IN LOVE with college. Here are some things I’ve experienced in the first 2 weeks of college that are different than in high school. Chewing gum in class Highlighting and writing in textbooks Going to the bathroom without asking Leaving if the teacher doesn’t show up after a certain amount of time…

10 Things that Help with Jealousy and Insecurity

This goes along with my last post. Not necessarily in any order, here are 10 things you need to acknowledge and do to let go of jealousy and forget about fomo. Substitute your envy for happiness. When you start to feel jealousy rise up in your mind immediately tell yourself to be happy for the…

How I’m Dealing with FOMO and Jealousy

Moving away is hard. Especially when the majority of your friends are still going to be together. My now-college-freshman-friends are all spread out so while of course I miss them, they aren’t as hard to be away from because I know they have to go through the new friend process as well. Most of my…

Opening Up and Taking Risks

No one will tell you that I am a quiet person. I am loud, talkative, and almost always voice my opinion in a conversation. I’m not one to shy away from confrontation, and I am not afraid to say what I am thinking. This can be a good and bad thing. When it comes to…

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