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My First Big Girl Interview — and how to succeed at interviews

I am feeling so many things right now--I just had my first interview for a real job for after I graduate! Here's what happened: I had gone to a career fair on campus, readily equipped with 20 copies of my resume. I poked around to various booths and walked up to one for Belk (clothing… Continue reading My First Big Girl Interview — and how to succeed at interviews

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I Created a YouTube Channel?!

Hey everyone! It has been SO long since I posted on here. But I want you all to know that my brain is still buzzing with ideas about ways I can help people improve their overall happiness with perspective shifts and healthier lifestyles. I took a long hiatus because sometimes I wonder what authority I… Continue reading I Created a YouTube Channel?!

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3 months of making art every day: 12 thoughts!

My super cool, artsy mother has been creating art every day of 2018, and here are her 12 thoughts ❤

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I have made ART–a painting or drawing–every day of 2018, and after three straight months of this, I have some thoughts. Here they are in the order in which I think them:

Thought 1: It’s possible! I believed I could do it, but I didn’t know what it would be like day-in and day-out. It’s a commitment, but it’s doable. I’m not sure I could have done it during other periods of my life (pre-tenure, pre-kid-in-college), but whatever, I’m doing it now.

Thought 2: It’s working! My goal for 2018 is to make “50 pounds of art” (metaphorically) (literally: to make art every day), which I explain here, and which basically means that I will paint or draw something every day, and that I will learn through the process of making and trying and failing and failing better (#beckett). After three months of daily art-making, daily thinking about art…

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Using Pinterest to Decorate

My wall needed a little sprucing up, because it was absolutely bare for about 2 months and I needed to renovate my life. Nothing renovates your life like taping some pictures up to your wall. Check it out! I literally adore the aesthetic, I have little lights underneath them, so when I'm tucking myself into… Continue reading Using Pinterest to Decorate

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My Thoughts About Social Media

I was interviewed today about my perception on social media in regards to how it affects relationships. I didn't realize I had thoughts about this, but it turns out I have plenty of thoughts. So here we go. I think that if you are in a place where you need to police your significant other's… Continue reading My Thoughts About Social Media