It weighs heavily on us, and it wears us out. It holds us back, and it kicks us when we’re already down. This is our critical inner voice, and it can be relentless. Often what forms this voice is what we were told growing up, and it becomes internalized. It then feeds in on itself […]
Simple Things You Can Do to Boost Quality of Sleep
Vision boards are everywhere, in offices, workshops and countless Pinterest groups dedicated to them but what exactly is a vision board and how does it work? When I decided to put my own board together I ran into these questions and more. A vision board is basically a visual representation of goals you want to […]
We have all experienced rejection, right? I recall a particular moment my freshman year of high school during lunch. After expressing something I believed in, my normal posse of friends picked up their trays and trekked to a different lunch table. I was left all alone. I remember feeling completely secluded, embarrassed and exposed. Not […]
When someone you care about is having a rough time, what you say (or don't) can make a big difference.
I started off my adventures into community service by helping small, preschool age children make paper owls...
When you’re overwhelmed by stress or struggling with anxiety, sitting down in a comfy chair or writing in a journal can often be as therapeutic as a visit to a counselor.
Reading is probably one of the best things to ever become invented by human beings. I mean, it's used for pretty much everything. (Such as communicating, connecting, learning, and an outlet from the hectic universe I call "high school.") But, to me, nothing quite soothes me like a book....
Although I show up tired and crankier than a sleep-deprived honey badger, I leave the band room each time feeling energized and refreshed. I'll admit it: I'm a band geek.