September 19, 2017

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” When we were young, this was our favorite question with answers ranging from being the President to being a mermaid. But this question seems to morph into “did you get a job yet?” once you hit your senior year in college. Some...

September 9, 2017

Ever think about WHY you hate something? Ever think about WHY you love something? Emotionally, you probably do. You probably hate your neighbor, because they are too loud. You probably hate your ex, because he/she cheated. But, EVOLUTIONARILY, why? If we think of ourse...

August 28, 2017

If you’re like me, you bottle every negative emotion deep down inside of you hoping it’ll just stay there forever. If you’re also like me, those negative emotions explode every so often in the most counterproductive way. We are somehow are expected to deal with work, s...

August 22, 2017

I’ve been in sports for as long as I can remember. I did track in elementary school, track and cross country in middle school, and basketball, lacrosse, soccer, track, and cross country in high school. To answer your question that I know you are all dying to ask, no, I...

August 14, 2017

When we get scared, happy, angry, sad, anxious, depressed or frustrated, we seldom stop to think about what is happening to our bodies physiologically. We feel these emotions, usually without asking ourselves what’s going on; we generally don’t think about the biologic...

August 7, 2017

Humans want to achieve one thing in this world: happiness.There’s no other reason we do anything. But sometimes there’s just a few obstacles in our way of achieving said happiness. Exhibit A: Acne.

Who the f*@#&$(@*$@(* likes acne?! No one. My face practically breaks ou...

July 31, 2017

I was one of the most awkward middle schoolers on the face of the planet. But I mean, if you weren’t awkward in middle school, you were doing something wrong. Anyway, in 6th grade, my dad signed me up to play the saxophone in the school band and signed me up for cross...

July 24, 2017

Last night, a few of my friends and I decided to go to a hole in the wall Karaoke Bar. I rarely drink, so I literally got drunk after two IPAs. I forgot my wallet in my mom’s car, so I grabbed it and got a ride to the bar from my sister.

Fast forward to this morning: I...

July 16, 2017

On July 16th, 1960, my dad was born. A hero, a fighter, and a teacher was born. He had goals, aspirations, family, friends, hobbies, and dreams. He moved to the United States from Jerusalem, he lived in San Francisco, and he lived in San Diego. He went to school, went...

July 11, 2017

“I want a cup of ice cream, I deserve it.” “I want McDonalds, I’ve had a long day.” “I’m having a bad day, so it’s ok if I eat this bag of chips.” You’ve done this, I’ve done this, we’ve all done this. We excuse our bad eating habits by justifying ourselves to ourselve...

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This isn't about who has the most artsy pic. It isn't about who's skinnier or more in shape. It's about people sharing their real life struggles, challenges and success stories with the world. By reading these stories, I hope that you as the reader do not feel alone.  I want to show all of you that everyone faces problems and hardships in life and that it's possible to overcome each and every one of them. It's time to see past the Instagram filters and to see people for who they truly are. Happy Reading! #featurefriday 

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