Category: Adulting

I’m Going Back to School!

I’m Going Back to School!

I vowed these words would never come out of my mouth again, but God laughed and here we are: I am going back to school! I teased this news in last week’s post, and this decision is the perfect example…

Direction

Direction

When I was a kid, I had absolutely no sense of direction. I couldn’t tell you whether I was facing north or south, east or west. I had no idea. I could guess, but I was always wrong. I assumed…

Just Think Where You Could Be 10 Years From Now…

Just Think Where You Could Be 10 Years From Now…

Last week not only marked the start of a new year, but a new DECADE. Can you believe it? I’ve been reflecting a lot on the last decade of my life. It was quite a ride! And it wasn’t quite…

The Importance of Small Groups

The Importance of Small Groups

When I moved back home after college, pretty much all my friends had moved away without returning, so I was lonely and didn’t feel like I had anywhere to meet people. (Not that my introverted self would’ve gone if there…

Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Last week I talked about the dreaded question young adults (and people in general) face all too often: “So what are you doing now?” I explained that many of us hate that question because it evokes feelings of shame and…

The Question Many Young Adults Hate Hearing

The Question Many Young Adults Hate Hearing

It’s graduation season, so I hear this question being posed more than any other time of year: “So what are you doing now?” A little part of me deflates every time someone asks me this. Nothing impressive, that’s what, I…

How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

Some of my posts contain Amazon Associate links. If you click through to Amazon and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation, at no extra cost to you. That said, I only share products I truly like and…

Where to Meet People Without Going to a Bar

Where to Meet People Without Going to a Bar

I’ve mentioned before that I don’t drink alcohol. It’s a decision I made a long time ago for my own health and well-being, and I feel confident in this decision. The majority of my generation, though, tends to socialize in…

72 Meals You Can Make in a Dorm

72 Meals You Can Make in a Dorm

Last week I shared the top 10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm. The biggest thing I was dreading about dorm life, right after sharing a bathroom with seven other people, was not having a kitchen. I realize that…

10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm

10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm

It’s orientation season! Whether you’re excited about moving into a dorm or dreading it, there are a few tricks that can make the transition easier for both you and your roommates. Ten years ago, I transferred to a college in…