Feel your Feelings

When we are feeling painful or uncomfortable emotions, the last thing we tend to want to do is to confront them. We want to run away from them, find distractions, bury them deep down until they "go away." Enduring our emotions is tough, yet it is freeing. Your emotional responses to situations do not leave [...]

A Letter to My Mom

Dear Mom, Mother’s Day is coming up and I can’t help but to think about how much I love you, not only on that day, but also on every other day of the year. Your selflessness has never failed to get me through anything and everything and, for that, I can’t thank you enough. Thank [...]

Guest Post – Noelle’s Story

About three years ago, my mom asked me to keep an eye on my baby cousins in the pool. She immediately apologized, realizing I only had one eye with which to watch them. I didn’t even pick up on the irony of her remark until she apologized. I laughed and told her it was okay. [...]

Six Things to Know Before Going Abroad

Going abroad last fall to London was one of the most enriching experiences I could have ever asked for. Although I had spoken to several people who previously traveled and studied abroad, there were several things that were simply not discussed that I wish people had mentioned to me before I left. Here are just [...]