The Calm Before

After eighteen and a half years of growing up in the same house, in the same city, with the same people at school, and my family always close by, I finally left the nest. I began college at Florida State University this summer, and since the summer semester was only six weeks compared to the

Why I Think Happy Thoughts

I have not always been a glass-half-full type of person. Even now, when I make a conscious effort to see the silver lining (and all those sunny cliques), I still find myself stumbling back into the mindset of  complaining and laziness sometimes. But once I realized how much changing your attitude can “change your life”