Tuesday night, I spent the hours between 8pm and midnight in an anxious, doubtful frenzy. I’ve officially started my postgrad job search. I thought I knew what to expect based on the stories I’ve heard from my friends who jumped right into it right after college. I, who took a short break on the other hand, didn’t realize how intimidating and stressful it was going … Continue reading God, insomnia, and resumés
I get my inspiration from rainy, late night drives. Sometimes I get it from having a few too many drinks. Sometimes, it just hits me out of nowhere. But I’m almost always never in a good place to record it or write it down when it strikes, and then it flees from my mind and becomes a lost memory. And I’ve had quite a few … Continue reading Life’s possibilities and making hard decisions
I need to vent because I quite literally might go insane right now if I don’t start writing. I’ve had a lot of pent up anxiety and anger at my world today. Sheer rage to be honest. I’ve been feeling frustrated, stuck, upset… just so unhappy thinking about my current situation, my future, and the life I want to live. And when I’m like the … Continue reading Vents by Jess: Matthew 6:25 and worrying about life
In an age governed by social media, the fear of missing out (perhaps better known as FOMO) is more prevalent now than ever. And it makes sense. Think about your own use of the internet and how often you find yourself scrolling through news feeds and timelines. We feel the need to constantly update ourselves with information when it comes to what others are doing, what … Continue reading The Fear of Missing Out in the Internet Age
Something I have learned in recent months that has benefitted me to no end is the importance of being direct and straightforward in communicating your thoughts and feelings as well as addressing problems. I mean, we all know communication is key, but it’s one thing to know it and another to experience its implementation in a crucial or serious scenario in your own life. I … Continue reading Just say it.