Today Has Been An Emotional Rollercoaster And I Haven’t Even Left Work Yet

Do you know how much I hate waking up in the morning? It’s typically the pit of my day. (If you watch Keeping Up With the Kardashians, you’ll understand that reference.) I can’t lie; waking up too early does have its one little perk: you check the time, and then smile at the realization that you get more time to sleep. That was my morning today.

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Hold On, Okay?

Allie used to be a hyperactive child, and her parents didn’t know how to deal with it. Dad would go to his office, and leave his wife to deal with the “colicky” child. Her mother, Nora, would sit her down on the couch, and tell her to take a moment and breathe. And like the good daughter she was, Allie would listen for as long as she could.

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Life Goals

The brain is a magnificent organism; whether you know it or not, it has goals that it wants to reach. It endlessly makes up new things that it wants to do. And we, somehow, find ourselves longing to fulfill these desires. You, Barbara from work, and I all have these short-term and long-term goals set in our brains, and we work our entire lives checking each off from the mental Bucket List in our heads. I, for one, am excited to share my most desired goals with you.

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An Open Letter to My Past Self

Hi Amanda. Things are probably normal for you right now, considering you’re going into the fifth grade in a little over a month. You think you’ve found your people and your place, but I’ve got something to tell you: you are so wrong.

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When I Grow Up

In my short amount of time on Earth, I’ve fallen in love with many different professions. Sadly, I’m not one of the lucky ones that has always known that there is this one thing that I was meant to do; instead, I’ve dipped my feet in plenty of different kinds of waters.

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Treat Yo Self

What would you do if you won ten million dollars? You treat yo’ self, that’s what you do.

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Six Months Down

2017 has been an interesting year so far, to say the least. For one thing, it’s been flying right before my very eyes. I’ve been told that as you get older, the years seem to get shorter. Whoever told me that (sorry, I can’t remember who did) was so right.

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