Words Of Hope

On Wishing

There are a lot of beautiful people, on the inside and outside, in my life. Sometimes I wish I had some of their qualities. I wish I had Dibet Wilkins...

Stress

I frickin’ hate the word “stress”. But I use it all the time. And hear it all the time. Throughout “Upper School” (private school way of...

Embracing the Middle

Here at Duke people like to live the extremes. Everyone wants to be the smartest, prettiest, funniest, coolest, the most talented, and the most intere...

On Why I Dress Up

I’ve heard it all: Why do you look so nice? What are you dressed up for? What event did you have today? Do you plan out your outfits? Why, yes, I do...

Flaws

There are two sides to everything. I’ve heard you can’t have faith without doubts. You can’t believe one side without knowing the other. You can...

Beauty

Every time I look in the mirror, this is what I think: I have weird eyebrows. They’re thick and never, like, fit the right way. My hair can never de...

Failure

So, I got two midterms back today. One was fine. But the second one was a different story. I studied for weeks. I mean I realllllllly studied. I made ...

Rejection

Whenever people think about rejection they think about not being good enough. They think about how they messed up. They think about how they were wron...