Category Archives: Advice

Spreading the Light

This isn’t going to be a very long post. I owe you guys and myself a really good end of the year wrap up, but I’m so proud I haven’t written in a while! I’ve been doing really well at … Continue reading

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Turn to Art

When life feels hard, turn back to art. Your brushes will not laugh at your problems, the paints do not judge. If you’re alone or overwhelmed or lost in your own mind, it feels like you can’t go on. So … Continue reading

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Boys.

For the next month and a half, I am still a teenager. And since everyone escaped me being a stereotypical boy-crazy teenage girl in high school, you get to hear all about my overly analyzed boy based struggles now. (If … Continue reading

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I’m Resolved.

Tonight I’m officially making the resolution to get rid of my fear of missing out. I will be satisfied in my decisions and plans, and if I start to feel like there is something better out there, I will either … Continue reading

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“Learn to carry the universe, or be crushed by it”

“Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for¬†everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the universe or be crushed by it. … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from my Freshman year…

You can get anywhere on campus in less than 7 minutes. The Cal will always smell. And when you leave you will too. There is wind here, no matter where you are, what time of day or year it is- … Continue reading

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Late Night Blogging

The best time to blog? Definitely at about 1 am. So here’s a life update for you: -I’m sick (which I can’t really blame on anyone or anything other than myself, since I’m pretty sure I caused this with my … Continue reading

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Tears Cleanse the Soul

Well I did it. I had a talk at the end of last week that was about 10 years in the making. (And considering I am only 18, it was a big deal). Now I kind of doubt anyone from … Continue reading

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Lessons (someone else’s) Grandmother Taught Me

I would like to begin this post by clarifying one thing- my grandmother is one of the single most amazing, inspirational people on the face of the Earth. I have shared some wonderful and horrible memories with her, although they … Continue reading

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When the Same Old Stuff is Different

So I know I will sound like the most stereotypical college student ever as these words leave my mouth (or fingers?), but it turns out that things have changed. Everyone warns you this will happen. You know it will happen. … Continue reading

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