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Trying New Things

Trying New Things
March 20, 2016

For people who know me personally, I’m known for staying in my comfort zone. I’ve always been like that growing up. I never really liked trying new things or doing something I’ve never done before....

Thinking of a Loved One

Thinking of a Loved One
March 13, 2016

When you’ve lost a loved one, you tend to grieve in different ways. When I lost my father in 2014, I really didn’t know how to grieve. I thought about him almost every single day. Imagine losing a...

Plans After G-Day

Plans After G-Day
March 6, 2016

For the past week, I’ve been thinking about my plans after graduation. The idea of not finding a job still haunts me, but I’m trying to stay positive. If it’s a small job at the mall, I’ll take...

Why I Should Be Watching Black-ish More Than Empire

Why I Should Be Watching Black-ish More Than Empire
February 28, 2016

On last Wednesday’s episode of black-ish titled Hope, the Johnson family tackled the issue of police brutality within the black community. The premise of the episode was after the non-sentencing of a...

The Value of Friendship

The Value of Friendship
February 21, 2016

Growing up, making friendships was hard for me. I’ve always been a shy person, so I never really knew how to approach people. During my childhood, I had two friends that lived in the same apartment building...

Dear Future Self In 10 Years

Dear Future Self In 10 Years
February 14, 2016

Dear Future Self, 2026. 10 years from now, what will you be doing with your life? Where will you be? Growing up, you always liked to think about the future, because you were always so curious. You were...

YouTube Channel…In Progress

YouTube Channel...In Progress
February 7, 2016

I was in some sort of a rut this week, and I really didn’t know what to write about. I wouldn’t call it writer’s block, but I jotted down what I wanted to write about this week. I’ve mentioned...

Appreciating Other Cultures, Still The Same Person

Appreciating Other Cultures, Still The Same Person
January 31, 2016

I was on Facebook recently, and I spotted an article titled, Does Appreciating Another Culture Mean You Hate Yourself? The writer, who’s a Nigerian-American, like myself, discusses how she finds herself...

New Year, New Beginnings

New Year, New Beginnings
January 23, 2016

Welcome 2016. I can’t believe that it’s finally here. Four years can go by very fast. This time four years ago, I was a senior in high school, preparing myself for college. Now, fast forward to today,...

My Struggle With Faith

My Struggle With Faith
November 15, 2015

Growing up in a religious family was a struggle for me. My mother’s family are Christians, while my father’s family are Catholics. My dad had me baptized as a Catholic before I was one. Every person...

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