Friendship

Finding the Best in Others

Finding the Best in Others

People are an essential part of our lives, and we must know how to positively relate to them.  In order to do so, we should learn what brings out there best attributes, whether it be a compliment, the right perspective in conversing with them, or even forgiveness if they need it to progress the relationship.

Choosing a Happy Life

Choosing a Happy Life

Choosing to be positive is the key to a happy life. Many circumstances will fight your ability to be happy, but you must fight them with optimism. Your positivity will not only help yourself, but it will also rub off on others.

Faithful Friends

Faithful Friends

As a twenty-one years old, I could learn a lot from my kindergartener self. As a kindergartener, I grasped the fact that sometimes I had to share my favorite toy with my friend because my friend was worth that. Somewhere along the way between my five year old counterpart and the junior in college, the concept of sacrificing for my friends became more difficult. Most of the time I know exactly how to be a good friend, but ultimately, being someone's friend proves inconvenient. 

Mary's Declassified Senior Year Survival Guide

Mary's Declassified Senior Year Survival Guide

For most of you reading this blog, the illusive senior year has finally arrived. Trying to find a college, a major, and a purpose for your life can be difficult when trying to balance school, friends, and extracurricular activities. While senior year can be tough, it can also be pretty amazing, so here's some advice by one of my favorite authors, Shel Silverstein, (coupled with some commentary by yours truly) to help you make it through senior year.