The Art of Being Yourself

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Growing up, people could tell me to “be myself” all day long and I still wouldn’t know what they meant. But recently, I’ve come to understand what this clichéd piece of advice actually means. While fully understanding the phrase and actually living it out are two separate, nuanced elements that will take years of work, I thought I’d make an attempt at explaining what I consider to be the “art...

How to Build a Life You Love

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A few weeks ago, one of my friends messaged me asking how I always stay motivated and full of energy. She wanted to know how I could be so willing to take on a lot of tasks, move to a new city, and tackle an internship without losing energy or being too intimidated by the scope of it all. The answer isn’t an easy step-by-step formula. Sometimes I don’t even...

7 Things I Learned This Semester

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I took my last two finals on Monday and moved back home yesterday (which involved more stairs and boxes than I ever want to see again). After completing the busiest semester of my life, I’m ready for a much-needed winter break packed with travel, holiday festivities, and lots of cookies. But before I dive headfirst into a Netflix marathon, I wanted to take a step back and reflect on all...