“A million thoughts flooded my mind and once I gathered them, what I felt was that I was not lucky enough to know what I was supposed to be missing. How can you be sad about something when you don’t know what that something is?”
It’s true that challenging emotions such as shame, hurt, anger, resentment, and disappointment sting—sometimes to our cores—but they are also the birthplace of emotions that everyone wants to feel.
Planets are moving, a New Moon is coming, and drama abounds. What do the stars have planned for you this week?
“Abby Adler, alum of Stern College (Class of 2017) felt pretty clueless upon her exiting college. She debated and weighed her options for a couple months, and then finally decided to pick up and go to Israel to join the army! Read on to hear about the good and the bad of post grad life and get a different perspective.”
“The herd mentality plays a large part in perpetuating the culture and pressure… this point is the most unhealthy to me.”
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“I get questions all the time about how I got these internships (usually it’s being in the right place at the right time) and how I’ve been able to maintain connections with the companies. Here are some pieces of advice anyone in any major can use.”
“I recently discovered a new drawing craft and I’ve been changed ever since. On a whim, I searched Amazon for “scratch art for adults” and that fateful click helped me discover a whole new world.”
The ideas that seemed so grand in the first place now look bleak and far away. And above all, I’ve developed the same slump that I was in before, leading to disillusionment of my resolutions.
“The writer’s block I experienced at the beginning of this year felt as if the paint on my pallet had dried up preventing me from beginning, or the bristles of the paint brushes had crumpled leading to rough sentences. I feared I had lost my creative edge, or exhausted all of my possible article topics. What happened to my ability and passion?”
“On the outside, I look like a confident woman who isn’t afraid to say what’s on her mind. On the inside though, I’m scared that my (lack of) dating streak is going to become permanent.”
“Solitude allows people to confront their innermost feelings and thoughts, which breeds self-awareness, while nature allows them to stand still, giving people the space to reflect in its surroundings.”