Gratitude + The College Girl’s Survival Guide

In 2006, I headed south to the University South Carolina to work as a Hall Director and pursue my masters degree in higher education.  A former supervisor of mine had encouraged me to follow in her footsteps and become a higher education professional. I wanted to mentor college students and encourage them along their journey […]

What am I supposed to do with my life?

what do i do with my life

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking to a room full of graduating high school seniors about how to decide their major, future career, or the bigger question we’ve all asked at one time or another: What am I supposed to do with my life? Statistics today show that at least 50% of entering college […]

Won’t You Be My Mentor?

Most of us, no matter what life phase we are in, would love to have a mentor. There is something inside of us that longs for someone who is older, wiser, and has already experienced whatever our current ambitions might be. It could be a spiritual mentor, someone who has suffered enough storms that their […]

Winter Break: What’s Really Important?

By the time you’re 18, you will have already spent 93% of the days you’ll have with your parents in your entire life time. That’s 6,570 days. Then you go to college, and at best, you’ll see your parents 80-440 days. Post-college, 380 days. So, what should Winter Break really be about? Netflix-binging or intentional time with the people you love?

A time to be selfish

“College is your time to be selfish.” I distinctly remember uttering those words.
As an 18 year old, I left my hometown and headed 12 hours away to a university full of strangers. I wanted it that way…