Some people think that being an art major will be all fun and games. There will be no tests, no homework, and no stress. Those people could not be further from the truth. As a current art student myself,...
Recently, one of the students I tutor came to me for help on an essay involving an article written by Angel B. Perez entitled, "Want To Get Into College?: Learn to Fail." In it, Perez talks about how students...
You’re devastated. Your heart wants to escape your chest. And you want to rip it out because the pain it’s creating is unbearable to your body. You can’t feel your face, your hands are begging to break something, and...
I have been a mother for 10 years. I got my tubes tied. And let me tell you this: having my tubes tied was genuinely one of the best decisions that I have ever made! This is why.   I’ve...
No matter how positive or good of a person you are, sometimes life just gets you down. It happens to the best of us. Sometimes we just hit a little bump in the road or sometimes life hits us...
The first smartphone came out in 2007, when I was 12 years old, and I didn't get my first smartphone until 2010, when I was 15. Though I had a smartphone for most of my teens, the fact that...
Sometimes, it seems like feeling sad is the worst thing you could be possibly doing. You start to build an internal pressure within yourself to erase the feelings, to wipe away the slate clean. Sometimes, it's not sadness, it’s...
A few months back, I turned 23 years old and turning 23 really didn’t change anything for me. I had graduated college a few months prior, I really didn’t feel any different, I still had the same job as...
I don’t think catcalling is a compliment. I don’t think society should see screaming at women to be a norm that isn’t looked down upon. I’ve had two men tell me I look pretty in a kind way, I...
For the vast majority of us, moving out of our parents’ house is a daunting challenge for the child-like part of us. Of course there’s the freedom and exciting rush of being able to do whatever the hell we...
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