A Technique for Journaling on a Tight Schedule

I feel like this is the hundredth piece I have written about journaling, but my relationship with it is constantly evolving to fit different chapters of my life. Previously, I've enjoyed filling in charts to track my habits, writing bulleted lists of events going on in my life, and taping small items into a notebook… Continue reading A Technique for Journaling on a Tight Schedule

A Piece of Advice About Change

When I'm home, one of my favorite Sunday routines is attending ******* Anonymous meetings in support of a loved one. (There are a variety of anonymous support groups: Overeaters Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, etc., but to keep the identity of the person and nature of their meetings anonymous, I'm only going to refer to… Continue reading A Piece of Advice About Change

What I Watch When I’m in the Mood for a Good Cry

FINALLY I've taken time to sit down and write for the first time in awhile. This summer has been a whirlwind of going into Boston for my internship, working, spending time with loved ones and enjoying the spectacular weather. This idea has been cooking in my head and iPhone notes for awhile now, and if… Continue reading What I Watch When I’m in the Mood for a Good Cry

Things that Kept Me Sane the Beginning of Summer Break

Processed with VSCO with au5 preset Standing between the end of my semester and the start of my job and internship were 2 weeks of free time. While it's been much-needed, I like keeping busy and tweak out after a few days of doing nothing. Fortunately, I've spent a lot of time catching up with… Continue reading Things that Kept Me Sane the Beginning of Summer Break

What I’ve Learned About Dealing With People

As you may know, I love people with an energy matched only by Labrador Retrievers. I consider myself a people person, and unfortunately also a people-pleaser who can't stand being in conflict with others. That being said, there's definitely been no shortage of drama in my life. Breakups, friend groups imploding, petty fights, girls that… Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Dealing With People

My Alternative Spring Break in Phoenix

Recently, I've tried to seize every opportunity I can to explore new places, and because my college places an emphasis on service, I've also incorporated volunteering into my life more. Putting these two interests together, it seemed obvious to me that I should ditch snowy New Hampshire for spring break and apply to Emmanuel's Alternative… Continue reading My Alternative Spring Break in Phoenix

What I Love About Retreats

Anyone who goes to Emmanuel knows this school is alllllllll about retreats. EC offers them for many purposes including hiking, reflecting on college experiences, bonding with diversity groups, and for different organizations. This past weekend I went on one with a group I'm part of called the 1804 Society. This group focuses on service, leadership,… Continue reading What I Love About Retreats