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The Life of a Klutz

The Life of a Klutz

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

May 11, 2020

It all started when I was three years old and wanted to be Santa Claus. I was in the living room of my old home. I got a Shop-Rite bag and filled it with all of my mother's books, but unfortunately the books were too heavy for me to withhold and I fell over. But it wasn't just any fall. No, I decided to...

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

May 5, 2020

“If I could, I would” has been a sentence that everyone has said more than once in their lifetime.  For me.  If I could, I would have my dream job with a big music or television company. My father always told me “If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life.”Aand ...

10 Things To Do During Quarantine

10 Things To Do During Quarantine

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

April 7, 2020

10 things you can do to keep yourself at peace during the coronavirus pandemic.   The circumstances that we have been forced to live in are very trying and hard. It's easy for people to fall into chaos mode. We feel alone, lost, and unheard. Sometimes it feels like we are the only one goin...

College Is What You Make It

College Is What You Make It

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

April 3, 2020

“Congratulations! You have been accepted!” The five words I have been waiting to hear since junior year of high school. I was actually good enough to get accepted into a college. While one chapter of my life was ending, a new one was beginning. I was proud of myself, I made my family proud. ...

We Need Each Other Now More Than Ever

We Need Each Other Now More Than Ever

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

March 20, 2020

Yes, here goes yet another article on the coronavirus; something we have been hearing about 24/7 for a couple of weeks now. But I don't plan on talking to you all about the precautions we can take or the symptoms to look out for because I feel as though we all already know what they are.  What I...

Okay, What Do I Do Now?

Okay, What Do I Do Now?

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

March 11, 2020

“Okay, what do I do now?”    This question is constantly running through my mind. I think many people can say the same around this age.   We are all always trying to figure out our next move, it’s like we never truly get a break to just…. breathe.   Growing up...

Blue Eyed Blues

Blue Eyed Blues

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

March 4, 2020

Don't look into her blue eyes because you’ll see the real her. If you look long enough, you'll see every layer that makes her who she is.  You’ll see happiness. You'll see her memories. You’ll see a baby with a smile, staring up at her parents and hugging her sister. You’ll see memor...

I Am Strong

I Am Strong

Julianna Ilise, Impact Staff

February 18, 2020

Wall One Maybe I’m not good enough. Maybe I'm incapable of love. Maybe I don't have the capacity to love like everyone else. Ever since I was a kid, my outlook on love has been in shambles. From a very young age, I've built wall after wall that can't seem to be torn down.  Growing up, I liv...

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