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Dear High School Senior

Today is the day! My little sister is going into her senior year of high school. The summer after my freshman year of college, I wrote a letter to incoming high school seniors, but I never got around to publishing it. Today seems like an appropriate day to finally share it. So this one is to my sister, and anyone …

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17 Promises to My Baby Sister

I don’t promise to be perfect, but I promise to be there when you need me me Dear Baby Sister, I love you more than you could ever imagine. I spend so much time trying to make sure I am the perfect role model, counselor, friend, etc. I want to give you everything you need. I always take you into …

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Thank You, You

With Thanksgiving coming up this week, it only makes sense to write a letter of thanks, but how can I choose what to write about when there are a million things I am so very grateful for?? My life is full of blessings, but today I have decided to thank myself.  I think that often times we are so hard …

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Dear Twenty

TWENTY?! Does it not blow your mind? Some of my friends think that 20 is a boring age.  Sure it isn’t 18 or 21, but come on! Twenty years is a long time.  Like what have I been doing for the last twenty years? So many years.  I swear, I will not get over it.  In February it’ll still be …

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Dear Younger Me..

The world is a scary place, and growing up is hard, but you really are doing just fine. There are a few things you should try to understand: People come and go.  You may think that you have your life all perfect; you have your best friend, your family, your pets, the cute boy down the street, what more could …

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Finding Peace by Letting Go

Hey friends, Sorry its been awhile. There are some crazy, unexpected, exciting things happening in my life right now. While I won’t share all the gory details with you just yet, I will tell you that I have been feeling so overwhelmingly full of peace; for the most part, of course.  Don’t worry mom, I still understand that life is a …

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Dear Mental Getaway,

So I think most people would agree that it is important to take care of your physical health. We know the importance of eating nutritious meals and getting enough physical activity. What many people tend to neglect, is that mental health is just as important.  Worrying about mental health is only for people dealing with mental illnesses though, right? WRONG. …

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Dear Over-thinker,

BREAKING NEWS!!! I am admitting it.  I am a huge  over-thinker.  It’s terrible.  So I’ll begin by saying that I cannot exactly offer advice on this topic without being hypocritical, but it is something that I have made the decision to work on this summer.  I thought I could share my two cents. So what exactly is overthinking? It is …

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Dear Writer’s Block,

This week has been a little rough for me in deciding what it is I want to write about.  I have a long list of topics I want to cover at some point, but none of them were interesting to me this week.  At first I thought it was just a mild case of writer’s block, but then I realized …

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