Earlier this week- Monday morning, to be exact- I came to a pivotal realization. I’ve been struggling with how others treat me, and I’ve allowed myself to be consumed emotionally by situations that are completely out of my control. I woke up Monday morning at 3:45 a.m. and was unable to fall back to sleep due to crippling stress and what ultimately turned into a … Continue reading It really is the little things.
You know those mornings where you’re exhausted and somehow the world knows that and decides to take a giant crap on your routine? Yeah. Imagine running late to work and dropping deep pink lipstick on your white pants. In the grand scheme of things, that’s totally trivial. But in the moment, on that day, it was disastrous. I panicked and came home to change. And … Continue reading Embracing life’s little disasters.
Just to set the scene: it was around 6:00 pm, I had been alone all day (no, I’m not a pathetic lazy hermit, I’m just waiting to hear about a job offer, ok?!), and I was eagerly awaiting my plans for the night. Being 2,000 miles from home has been rough as hell, but thankfully, my boyfriend helped introduce me to a girl from his … Continue reading Putting yourself out there is terrifying- but it’s worth it.
Today I decided to take charge of my happiness despite loneliness. I am still adjusting to being away from home, not being able to visit my family and childhood home whenever I want, and not being steps away from my best friend’s and roommates at all times. It’s Monday, Austin is off at work (which hopefully I will be doing soon, finger’s crossed I receive … Continue reading Little victories.