April 24, 2017

It’s there. A silent shadow, tailing me wherever I go. Always at the back of my mind, the disability is branded onto the MedicAlert bracelet I wear around my wrist like a shackle: Epilepsy. Around the word is a series of numbers, a code that someone could use to find o...

March 30, 2017

Have you ever felt pressure to join an activity that you’re just not that into?

I know how hard it is to find something you love to do without being influenced by the opinions of others. Sometimes people are pushed to do things they don’t necessarily want to do just to...

March 30, 2017

Hi Everyone!

As we grow from teenagers to young adults, we face a lot of scary stuff. We face the reality of dealing with responsibilities like making our own doctor’s appointments, maintaining a job, and as we reach the magical age of 18, our generation is responsible...

March 30, 2017

High school is one of the most interesting times in our lives. It is around here we begin to understand ourselves better, what we want to do in life, what our personality is, and spend time with our friends. However it is not all easy, there have been years that were h...

March 30, 2017

Faith and Religion are fundamental aspects to human beings from beginning of time. Humans had a desire to explain the unexplainable and created God’s to satisfy their pursuit in understanding the phenomenon of life. Egyptians had their hierarchy of Sun God’s, Greeks ha...

May 16, 2016

So what does LGBTQIA+ really mean? What’s with all the letters? And why do they keep adding more??

 

Before getting into the complexities, it’s important to define the difference between sexuality, gender, and birth sex. Although society likes to lump all three together...

May 16, 2016

It’s hard to be different. It’s hard to go through your day, look at all of your friends, and feel like the outsider, the one with the secret, the one who suffers from complicated measures they won’t ever have to.

 

How do I know this? Because I am this. When I was twel...

May 16, 2016

 The key to a good relationship is trust. The definition of trust is “the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.” I’m not a huge fan of wordy definitions though, so I want to explain that my definition of trust is being con...

May 16, 2016

Hey! My name is Julia and I am a Junior. From my blog title, I’m pretty sure you know where this is going. It’s nearing the end of my, supposedly, most stressful year of high school. This year, my schedule includes 5 AP classes, weekly band practice, church, my goodnes...

May 13, 2016

Many people told me this phrase before I started high school, but I didn’t believe them. I thought, “This is four years we’re talking about, there’s no way that it could pass by quickly!” Oh, how wrong I was. Now that I’m at the end of my senior year, three weeks away...

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