An Effervescent Force of Put-Together Perfection

A month ago I had my pride hurt a bit by someone I have to see most of the week. The day after, I put a post-it note on my computer at work that reads: an effervescent force of put-together perfection.  I let my pride sting at home, but that pain manifested itself into a … Continue reading An Effervescent Force of Put-Together Perfection

What I Learned From My 30 Day Challenge

Recently, (about thirty days ago in fact), I made a post about how I would start challenging myself for thirty days to stick to those pesky New Year's Resolutions and grow into my goals. The plan was that for thirty days I would exercise (a work out or walking 10,000+ steps), study Korean (and add … Continue reading What I Learned From My 30 Day Challenge

Effort Makes You

Mondays are for fresh beginnings. Mondays are for starting over. Mondays are for getting over that stupid post-school slump of watching reality shows in bed all day (when you aren't working), your diet and exercise habits so messed up from finals that you can't remember the last time you ate a vegetable. Mondays - today … Continue reading Effort Makes You

Give Yourself Your Best Chance

You're probably feeling the mid-term strain, the midterms and essays piling up and your face breaking out from stress. Don't worry, you're not alone, we are all incredibly stressed because this is the last stretch of the year before finals and there's a lot going on. We've abandoned our diets and exercise regimes, we're spending … Continue reading Give Yourself Your Best Chance

Dear Whoever You Are,…

I hope this finds you well. I hope you're doing well. It's okay if you're not.  That's all I want you to know: everything is okay. Even if you're struggling, you will be alright, as long as you keep your will to survive. Do keep that. I'll never pretend to know what you're going through … Continue reading Dear Whoever You Are,…

Take Care of Yourself

Here's a little reminder to: Make sure you're drinking enough water. Make sure you're eating enough. Have you had fruits and vegetables today? Make sure you'll get enough sleep tonight. When's the last time you talked to your mom? When's the last time you did something for you? Don't be afraid to tell someone when … Continue reading Take Care of Yourself

5 Tips for Holding Yourself Accountable

By now we've reached the point in the year when we've all experienced a setback or two with our New Year's resolutions. Maybe you skipped working out for a week, or you got really busy with school and plans and forgot to apply for a job yet. That's perfectly okay. You're not a failure, you're … Continue reading 5 Tips for Holding Yourself Accountable