Today’s Quote: 5-29-17

Creativity is a combination of discipline and a childlike spirit. 

– Robert Greene

8 Things I wish I Knew While I Was in College

Are you a current college student or high school graduate headed off to college? Check out my 8 tips to help you successfully and easily manage your journey through school.

Whether you’re a high school graduate making the transition to a new collegiate lifestyle or a current college student adjusting to a new chapter of your life, college can be confusing and in some cases, challenging when you don’t know what to expect or how to navigate all of the new experiences being thrown your way. Now having graduated, I often look back and wonder what tips and advice I would have loved to know while I was still in school. Below, I compiled some of the best advice from my experience that can make your time spent in college go easily and smoothly:

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Life After Graduation: Everything Didn’t Go As Planned and That’s Okay

Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.
– Jack Ma

I remember stepping onto campus my freshman year of college. It felt as though the world was at my feet, begging me to jump in. Even when the long sleepless nights, late night study snack binges and hours spent juggling a social life, part time job, full academic load, and unpaid internship began to set in, it was the excitement of what was to come after graduation that kept me going. So when I did graduate 3 years later, I was ready to jump into adulthood. Degree in hand, it was time to apply for those career level positions I had been eyeing while I was in school. But to my surprise, after sending in countless applications, I received no interview and in most cases not even an email confirming a rejection. To say the least, I was crushed. Heartbroken may even be a better word.  Continue reading “Life After Graduation: Everything Didn’t Go As Planned and That’s Okay”

Today’s Quote: 5-28-17

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

– Edgar Degas

Love

It started with nothing more than a look

A mere meeting of the eyes

A brief moment in which I knew you were the one

It was the way you smiled

The beauty of your laugh

The innocence of our attraction that made me fall in love

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Today’s Quote: 5-26-17 & 5-27-17

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

– Pablo Picasso

Today’s Quote: 5-25-17

There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

– Maya Angelou

Today’s Quote: 5-24-17

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Quote: 5-23-17

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

– Leonardo da Vinci

Today’s Quote: 5-22-17

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

– Mahatma Gandhi