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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

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What Life Would Be Like Without These “Fake News” Outlets

“If you don’t point your camera the other way, I’m going to come over there and break it!” That’s the most recent aggravated comment someone made towards me while I was out filming people walking around in a blizzard. Journalists face harassment on a daily basis, myself included. Journalists are often seen as intrusive insects… Continue reading What Life Would Be Like Without These “Fake News” Outlets

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Grit Like You Mean It

“What drives you on?”  The sexiest professional question you can ask… Hello, and thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I’m Jamie Perez. At 24 years old, I am at that point in my life where I am too old for my party pants, but too young to settle. I am starting to… Continue reading Grit Like You Mean It

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Happy Jar Reveal: Highlights from 2017

I started this tradition of mine two years ago: To keep a mason jar and fill it with post it notes throughout the year of notable and memorable things that made me happy. Here’s a video of my 2017 Happy Jar Reveal and some positive words of encouragement at the end:   Have a safe… Continue reading Happy Jar Reveal: Highlights from 2017

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Roast Blog: What It’s Like Moving In With Your Significant Other

I’ve lived away from my parents since I was 20 (nearly 21) years old. I’ve lived with one roommate at times, and at one point, I lived with nine. Of course, when you have that many people in one household, there will be issues from time to time. But for the most part, I’ve enjoyed… Continue reading Roast Blog: What It’s Like Moving In With Your Significant Other