Category Archives: honesty

Saying No to Boys

In high school I became friends, almost accidentally, with a guy named Matt who was severely, passive-aggressively depressed. Having felt depressed myself, I tried my best to empathize with him and be his friend. It was a one-way relationship if … Continue reading

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The Astounding Effects of Motivation

~ That’s when you can really know that you are happy: when you don’t realizeĀ it’s happening. ~   (PC Huffington Post) I wasn’t always motivated. It kind of came in spurts… I tend to be a high-strung person, so there … Continue reading

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The Truth

Life never stops being interesting. A few years ago I would’ve told you that my life was interesting because I’d just joined speech and what-do-you-know, I was extremely good at it. In fact, within a few months, I was no … Continue reading

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