"If" can be a dangerous word. When we use it looking forward, it's about risks, possibilities, and potential. We may wonder what life would look like if we moved to the city, or if we take that trip, or if we ask out that person. Thinking about what could be is how we make the … Continue reading The Power of “If”: Why Do We Have Regrets?
Writing Challenge: July 11, 2018 Prompt: In 6 words or less, write about learning the hard way. Well, that didn’t go well. Now I know for next time. I saw. I tried. I failed. I didn’t learn from their mistakes. They warned me. I ignored them. Could be better, could be worse.
Writing Challenge: March 17, 2018 Prompt: Write 5 things you'd like to say to your ex *I changed this to things I'd like to say to my five ex's* J- Thank you for being my first love. We were young and stupid, and had no idea what we were doing, but thanks for being my … Continue reading Five Ex’s
Writing Challenge: March 10, 2018 Prompt: write something inspired by the line: "this love was never meant to last. I know that now." They say your first love is sweetest. I don’t know about that, but I do know that your first love isn’t meant to last; at least mine wasn’t. Like so … Continue reading Meant to Last
Writing Challenge: Feb 21, 2018 Prompt: how important do you think education is? My Grandpa has a saying: “The root of all evil isn’t money; it’s intolerance”. I am inclined to believe him, for it is intolerance that breeds fear, apathy, and hatred, but I take Grandpa’s philosophy further. The root of all evil is … Continue reading Education
Writing Challenge: Nov 7, 2017 Prompt: Write about doing something effortlessly I don’t remember struggling when I was learning how to read. In fact, I don’t remember learning at all. It’s as if it’s something I’ve always known how to do- something I absorbed through osmosis. I don’t remember having to employ any reading strategies … Continue reading Learning to Read
Writing Challenge: Oct 12, 2017 Prompt: Write about a time you've had to repeat yourself or felt like no one was listening. “Your Midterm research paper should be 5 pages, double-spaced, in MLA style format. It should include 2 sources, and is due on the 15th of October.” “When is this due?” Asks Celeste. “The … Continue reading 3 Times