Why Being Alone is the Most Important Thing I Learned in College

Republished from 4/1/15 If you're one of those people that hates ordering in restaurants, calling people on the phone, or going anywhere new by yourself - then you and I have a lot in common. Actually, you and I have a lot in common with most people in our generation. I used to think of…

Does Moving Home Mean Moving Backwards?

High school was rough for me.  I rebelled against almost everything my parents wanted.  I didn't get the grades they liked, didn't join any clubs or sports, had the wrong friends, and did not one thing right.  I resented being controlled and watched over all the time - it ate away at me and made…

10 Things I’ve Learned Working In An Office

No one is ever happy with the temperature I’m always too cold, but when I’m comfortable everyone else is too hot (see the problem?) Working people drink a lot of caffeine Coffee before work, when you get to work, at lunch, after lunch, before the drive home, and after. At least an hour of the…

Fixing Your Problems With A Relationship

In middle school, having a boyfriend was the only thing that was important. You're in your awkward phase and just need someone to tell you you're pretty.  You're still forming friendships and you need someone who is a constant. Your favorite emo songs sing about heartbreak and falling in love and you want to be…

Can You Lose The Ability To Fall In Love?

Little girls grow up watching fairytales.  They see prince charming saving the princess and ultimately think that something like that will happen to them one day. As a young teenager, we think having a boyfriend will solve all of our problems.  We want to have our first kiss and fill the gap in our hearts that…