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August 30, 2017

I’m pretty overwhelmed. It’s nothing new. That’s pretty much my constant state. My honest answer to “how’s it going” is, most realistically, “stressed.” I don’t know why I do this to myself. I don’t mean to be this way. I like saying yes and helping out and being respo...

August 27, 2017

Intro:

The New Year had me thinking a lot about goals, values, ambitions, motivations, life, and how excited I was to wear my new fuzzy socks. With all the talk of “look how far you’ve come in a year” and “can you believe that was only 1 year ago” I found myself even mo...

August 23, 2017

This week's blog post comes from the Vice President of the Slippery Rock University SPARK Club in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. SPARK stands for Strengthening Positivity and Reinforcing Kindness and these groups act as Happiness crusaders (okay, and ambassadors), suppor...

August 20, 2017

Intro:

The New Year had me thinking a lot about goals, values, ambitions, motivations, life, and how excited I was to wear my new fuzzy socks. With all the talk of “look how far you’ve come in a year” and “can you believe that was only 1 year ago” I found myself even mo...

August 16, 2017

I spent a good part of last Thursday night at a quiet bar with a male friend. The bar was small and intimate – the kind of place you go to talk with friends or coworkers and you don’t have to shout to be heard. There were pockets of groups and couples chatting and enjo...

August 13, 2017

Intro:

The New Year had me thinking a lot about goals, values, ambitions, motivations, life, and how excited I was to wear my new fuzzy socks. With all the talk of “look how far you’ve come in a year” and “can you believe that was only 1 year ago” I found myself even mo...

August 9, 2017

It’s been a hard week. I’m counting from last Wednesday. I haven’t been sleeping much. I haven’t run since Saturday cause of a minor running injury. I’m falling behind in every aspect of my life, it seems. It felt like Tuesday was a month long.

Finally, as I sat at my d...

August 6, 2017

Intro:

The New Year had me thinking a lot about goals, values, ambitions, motivations, life, and how excited I was to wear my new fuzzy socks. With all the talk of “look how far you’ve come in a year” and “can you believe that was only 1 year ago” I found myself even mo...

August 3, 2017

As I’ve written before, I am beyond blessed to be able to act as a counselor for one week of the summer at a life-changing camp called RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards). This experience is one of the best things that has ever happened to me – from the time I attend...

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