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Ignorance > Certainty

Saying “I already know this,” is probably the worst possible thing we can do for ourselves. Your certainty doesn’t make you special. In fact, your certainty is actually a silent killer.

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5 Points to Consider When Becoming a Salad Master

Hey frands! Don’t we all love a good salad? Hm…maybe not all of us. But that’s unfortunate because with the amount of salads in the world (tuna salad, fruit salad, veggie salads, chicken salad, potato salad…the list goes on), there has to be at least one that you like! Whichever kind of salad you enjoy,… Continue reading 5 Points to Consider When Becoming a Salad Master

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13 Important Pieces of Advice All First Year College Students Need to be Successful

1. Before you receive it, you have to believe you deserve it. I can’t stress how important this is. You cannot expect life to hand things to you because the world doesn’t owe you anything. Simple as that. But you owe it to yourself to believe that you deserve anything and everything you work hard for.… Continue reading 13 Important Pieces of Advice All First Year College Students Need to be Successful

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5 Reasons Why Vulnerability is A Strength, Not a Weakness

Incase you didn’t already know, I am a Resident Advisor at Grand Valley State University (you’ll be getting more blog posts inspired from this job throughout the year…so stay tuned!).   This year I was very lucky to get placed as a mentor in intercultural competency. That means I get to learn how to facilitate a proper dialogue and comfortable atmosphere around topics that range from… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Vulnerability is A Strength, Not a Weakness

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Sab Speaking #1: The Power of Whole Foods & Falling in Love with YOUR OWN Process

Yesterday I achieved a new personal record. I benched 105 lbs for 3 reps. I also discovered that I can do one pull-up…. Then I discovered that I can do three consecutive jumping pull-ups. ((DO YOU KNOW HOW LONG I’VE BEEN WORKING TO GET A GOSH DARN PULL-UP? Excuse my excitement, but the answer is… Continue reading Sab Speaking #1: The Power of Whole Foods & Falling in Love with YOUR OWN Process

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You’re Not Born with Talent, You Have to Work for Talent.

Typically, I prefer for my morning routine to follow this order: coffee, read, write, breakfast. This morning I grabbed my coffee and sat with my Dad in the dining room to have an interesting conversation about talents, gifts, and abilities. While my Dad believes we’re born with it, I believe that talents come from practice, experience, and the environments we grow up… Continue reading You’re Not Born with Talent, You Have to Work for Talent.