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Ten.

I have ten drafts of blog posts waiting to be published. Ten. They range from posts about happiness, to immeasurable sadness, and essentially everywhere in between. I never published any of them (at least not yet), because I didn't feel they served a purpose. I'm not proud of a lot of them, some were a desperate attempt to get over an insane bout of writer's block, and to be perfectly honest, six months ago (heck, even sometimes still), I don't always feel like my writing is "worthy" of being posted -- as if there's some imaginary scale in which we gauge our writing abilities. (I've grown up a lot in six months, believe it or not... that's the topic of one of the posts very patiently waiting to be published)...

...Carrying on...

There's a lot of terrifying things that have recently happened in our world, in our country for that matter. It scares me. I'm terrified a lot. I'm heartbroken for those who have lost loved ones -- their parent…

New Years Anti-Resolutions

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The following is an article I wrote for a online-based Greek publication, The Odyssey. Enjoy!
New Years Anti-Resolutions  Along with a new year comes a flood of possible resolutions – perhaps to lose a few pounds, further your career, get better grades, whatever it may be. However, instead of the constant pressure we put on ourselves to look better, perform better, BE better, here is my list of resolutions with a little twist. Basically: Things to stop doing in the new year.  Stop caring so much about what others think. Chances are, other people aren’t paying attention to you as much as you would like to think. Exciting news: Other peoples’ opinions will not make or break you. Be you, love that person and stop wasting energy on people who simply don’t matter.
Stop saving your fitness goals for the new year. While the new year is a great time to make a positive change in your life, why save any and all resolutions for a new year? Each day is another chance to change, so make use of you…