Showing posts from March, 2018

I Hate Having A Crush.. Pt 2

Hi Friends!

Remember last year, when I wrote about a huge crush I had on a guy friend that I had a class with? Well, I got the guts to ask him to have lunch with me one on one this past week and now I am going to tell you how it all went down.. (lol) this is going to be quit the story so if you are interested than you are in for a ride.
Okay so if you haven't read my hopeless romantic, desperately in agonizing love post called I Hate Having A Crush"   then stop and go read it so you can have a better gist of where I am coming from.

The guy I like is back from Italy.

Well he has been back since last year during Christmas break. When school started again this past January I remember constantly keeping up to date with his snap chats trying to see whether he would be anywhere on campus ( #desperate). I truly believe all my friends and their grandparents at this point know I like this particular guy except this particular guy. If you didn't know, you know now that as much as…

BeBrave Story #6 : Rebecca Burke

Hi Friends! Can you believe it is already March?! It is a new month, and with a new month comes a new #BeBrave story from regular people just like you and I who are or were struggling with a mental illness. I really appreciate Rebecca Burke for saying yes to sharing her story on her journey through anxiety and depression.

You can learn more about Rebecca and her writing after this post below! I hope her story inspires you to not give up no matter what you are facing.

I’ve always had low self-esteem with an over-active imagination. As a child, I would be convinced that people didn’t like me and I would over-compensate trying to get them to like me by being chatty & loud and being fully aware that this was probably making them dislike me more but not being able to stop. I’m a people pleaser with a fear of failure.

I was always fairly bright in school but as I got older I felt like I was becoming more & more average and others were flying ahead of me. I still got good gr…

My Thoughts And Prayers (An Original Poem)

Lord remind me what it means when you say..
"to stand up, you must first get on your knees"
But what happens when these thoughts & prayers become a rebound
Something we say but not actually carry out..

My thoughts and prayers sounds so redundant
There IS power in prayer, I'm sure of it..

But can your prayers be synonymous to the steps you take
Can we stop avoiding the necessary actions
And stand up to these negative transactions
that society charges us with

Trayvon Martion murdered..
"my thoughts & prayers"

17 students lost their lives..
"my thoughts & prayers"...

Every 40 secs a teen commits suicide..
"my thoughts & prayers"

I'm at fault, its as if this phrase "My thoughts and prayers" has become my default...

Nikki O.