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    I have been friends with all different types of my people, my entire life. In high school I won “Most Outgoing,” in my yearbook and I have been told that I am a friendly person, an open book, someone that gets along with all different types of people. I won’t deny any of those remarks, ...
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    The few lessons I’ve learned in my short time on this Earth. There’s only so many times people can keep making the same mistake before they realize it’s a mistake. Many of these lessons are from those who are older, and some are even from younger; I don’t judge wiseness on age. I believe in ...
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    One of the most difficult aspects of finishing school, moving away, and becoming an adult is without question adjusting to the fact that your ability to see and visit with old friends is about to be drastically changed. This can be an extreme challenge for many, particularly when they find themselves homesick, lonely, and struggling ...
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    After spending four (or more) years in the college bubble, surrounded by people all the time, being jettisoned into the real world can be a little daunting – Especially when you may not have a close group of friends nearby! No matter your age, it’s always a good thing when you have someone to rant ...
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    Friendship is a necessary part of a quality life as an adult. When you’re a kid, friendships can be plentiful and easy to work out when you’re surrounded by peers in an enclosed structured environment like school. As we get older, it seems as though quality friendship is hard to come by – especially in ...
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    When a relationship ends, the pain can seem unbearable. The thought of moving on in life without the person you may have considered your best friend, or the person you thought would be in your life forever, is unfathomable. These break ups don’t even have to be from romantic relationships; friend break ups can be ...
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    You can accomplish more than you think you can. Growing up as an anxious child and dealing with anxiety in my teen and young adult years, I never thought I would be a good leader. I was always the quiet one in the background that no one noticed, and many times, that’s how I preferred ...
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      This is an open letter to my best friend and sister who passed away this past February 2017. I wanted to write this letter to her and share the many emotions I have felt since her loss. She was someone so special whom I will always carry in my heart. However, since her passing, ...
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    As a girl who has been battling with multiple chronic illnesses for over five years, I know what it’s like to have a very small amount of healthy friends. Sometimes people freak out hearing that you’re sick and are unable to handle the news, which leads the chronically ill person to lose friends in the ...
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    Dedicated to Emmie.  We met under not-so-great circumstances, but I’m so glad we did. If we hadn’t gone through all of this pain and misery we wouldn’t have met. I am grateful every day that fate made us go through hell at the same time. Enduring all of these mental health hardships is God’s way of ...