How My Anxiety Has Taught and Empowered Me

I struggle with anxiety. No, not in the “OMG I’m so stressed out and anxious about this test,” kind of way either. The clinical and constant kind of anxiety. I am being treated for anxiety. Generalized Anxiety Disorder was the label stuck on it, specifically. I’m open and expressive about my story. I don’t do it … Continue Reading

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8 Truths You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

Our early twenties are a roller-coaster of emotions, laughter, tears, on-and-off again relationships, friends both lost and found, and crazy deadlines. However, in this exciting and frustrating time we can learn one important thing: We’re exactly where we are supposed to be.   1. You are loved beyond measure. Even at your loneliest time, you need … Continue Reading

What do I do when heartbreak is unbearable?

Besides romantic relationships, heartbreak can exist in a multitude of forms: loss of a loved one, an ended friendship, loss of a job, moving to a new home or school, or even bouts of self- deprecation that lead to a lack of self- love. Some say heartbreak “literally feels literally feels like someone stabbing a … Continue Reading

When does the heartbreak end?

To the Person with a Broken Heart, I’ve been through my fair share of heartbreaks, and I know it won’t stop at age 21. My first and biggest heartbreak happened when I was 17. I was a sophomore in high school and he was a senior (we’ll call him Jason). Jason and I were in … Continue Reading