What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Have you ever read one of those “5 things that every successful person does” articles?  I have.  And it seems like every time it lists something along the lines of “Effective Planner!”, “Powerful Goal Setter!”, or “They Create Their Own Future!”. All of that sounds well and good, but what if you don’t have future-shaping capabilities?  What if you don’t know where you will be a year from now? Does that just mean you’re forever ...

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The Inconvenience of Christmas

There is truly nothing like being home for Christmas.  The old roads that you’ve seen over and over again seem to have a new glow in the late days of December.  Memories come flooding back of Christmases past and the lights on neighboring houses seem to guide your way home.  Hallmark has made loads of money just by capitalizing on the sentiments that come with being home for the holidays.  ...

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5 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

It’s summer y’all! For this Minnesota-born Texas transplant, summer is more of a threat than it is reason to celebrate.  As I brace for the 100-degree weather and stock up on sunscreen, I’m also preparing to read a number of new books.  Summer is always when I get the most amount of reading done because I can be inside and blast the air conditioning.  I know in the coming months ...

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The Myth of Busyness

I cannot even begin to count the number of times I’ve had this exact same encounter. “Hey [insert college student’s name here]! How are you doing?” “I’m okay! I’m just in a very busy season of life right now.” Now, there’s nothing wrong with that answer.  It is completely understandable, even expected, for the college life to be filled with seasons of busyness. From tests, to friends, to work, y’all have things to ...

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