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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I signed up for my first subscription box, FabFitFun, in the winter of 2015 and that’s when the obsession began. I did not have enough money to keep my subscription with FabFitFun at the time but I have since gotten it back thankfully. I have tried several subscription boxes but I…

The Rebellious Kid vs The Strict Parent

A friend recently told me that she hated her parents because of how strict they were. That got me thinking about this… Am I not rebellious because my parents aren’t strict and trust me? Or are my parents not strict because I haven’t given them a huge reason to be. I’ve had my fair share…

My New Page and Discounts for College Students

Go check out the new page I just added that has all about discounts and coupon codes for any of you cheapskates like me who love good deals 🙂 Click the “Discount Codes and Links” heading up in the right-hand corner of my site. Or click here if you are directionally challenged like we all can…