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Mastering the Art of Losing Friends

The hardest part of moving away from home is feeling forgotten. I thought when I was getting my start in broadcast journalism nearly 2,000 miles away from home three years ago, I was going to keep every friend I had ever made up to that point and they would all be on the sidelines cheering… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Losing Friends

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An Open Letter To The People Who Helped Me Realize…

To the people who helped me realize: You tell me your stories with an open heart. With emotions that materialize and melt down your cheeks. You wipe them away with the same strength that allowed you to wipe away the burdens you’ve carried. You tell me your problems and I listen. I think of all… Continue reading An Open Letter To The People Who Helped Me Realize…

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The Laughter That Helped Me Succeed

It took a long time for me to love myself. It was tough for me to accept me for me, flaws and all. It took a while to filter out the noise and stop listening and caring what other people said about me, what they did and didn’t like about me. And what came with… Continue reading The Laughter That Helped Me Succeed

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How Depression Saved My Life

If there’s one thing depression taught me, it’s how huge human emotions can become. Depression can ignite a fire that brings you to the edge of the world time and time again. It’s a disease and people die from it every day. But I’m one of the lucky ones. I battled severe depression for seven… Continue reading How Depression Saved My Life

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Packing Like A Pro And How I Am So Far From Doing It Right

I suck at packing. For someone who is usually so organized at everything else in life, I sure do have a delicate way of shoving all my s**t into boxes with zero organizational skills. The idea of unpacking it all gives me anxiety–but I don’t have to deal with that part for another week or… Continue reading Packing Like A Pro And How I Am So Far From Doing It Right