Today I was thinking: we all have our certainties and our uncertainties. Let me explain... We found out that a girl at work was married, aged 25. Some of the girls were shocked but then I thought about the many (more than I once expected) people I knew from school who are now married with… Continue reading Certainties and Uncertainties in Life
*Part of the Identity Series* Intro Obviously, we know that our upbringing has a direct effect on who we are. In the Nurture versus Nature argument, I lean more towards Nurture. We are a product of our environment. I am kind because my mother showed me how to be kind. I am resilient because she… Continue reading How Family Affects Our Sense of Identity in Adulthood
I will be honest, this post comes from a place of upset and is emotionally driven - but I felt it would be important to share. I look around my living room at home and you know what I see? Pictures of my brother's graduation, my mother's graduation, my sister's trampolining and gymnastics competition photos,… Continue reading Cheer for Yourself
Chapter 5 What I Was in For It seemed it wasn’t OK for me to hide in that back room forever though, where me and my tears could be left in peace. Instead, I had to get up and “bathe,” as they called it. You’d think this would excite me after the long, tiring… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 5
So yesterday, I completed the Spring Wolf Run. For those of you who don't know, the Wolf Run is a 10k obstacle run, featuring a lot of mud and water and big obstacles. It was torture! Here is what I've thought about the whole event from my personal experiences... Be more prepared I wasn't prepared… Continue reading My Feelings About the Wolf Run
There are many men in this world, Yet my grandfather towers above the rest. Perhaps this is because he isn't of this world. Of course he isn't. How could he be? No other man in this world could ever, Even hold a candle to my grandfather. No hand is as kind as it extends towards… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Grandad.