Before I Was Phoenix Crimson

Back in middle school, I began writing a book. It compared me to my alter ego, a version of my childhood imaginary friend, Alexa. I would write about something that happened to me at school and how I reacted to it and then follow it up with what Alexa would have done. I think IContinue reading “Before I Was Phoenix Crimson”

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Why I Love This Blog

I recently took an English class and one of the requirements for the class was that we had to create a blog and post blog posts with argumentative content that pertained to our class discussions, each being a minimum of 500 words. Come to find out the structure was far less like blog posts andContinue reading “Why I Love This Blog”

19 Pearls For 19 Years

This post was inspired by Alexis G. Zall’s video, “18 Tips For 18 Years” In no way am I saying that I know everything, but I will say that I have lived a whole lot of life in these first 19 years of my life. From these experiences, I’ve picked up a lot of pebbles of wisdomContinue reading “19 Pearls For 19 Years”

Does “Adulting” Ever Become Genuine?

Today’s Theme Song: “Neverland” by Zendaya I don’t remember where I saw it, but I read a quote that said something along the lines of, “There is no such thing as an adult. Adults are merely children who are pretending to be what they think an adult is.” Obviously I can’t speak for everyone, butContinue reading “Does “Adulting” Ever Become Genuine?”

Redefining “Success”

Today’s Theme Song: “It’s Your Thing” by the Isley Brothers. Hello! This post has been inspired by certain YouTube videos that were going around towards the end of last year that are meant to raise awareness of the Webster definition of the word “success” as part of a movement to change the official definition of the word “success”. TheContinue reading “Redefining “Success””

A Nugget of Advice

Today’s Theme Song: “Three Little Birds”- Bob Marley Life can be very stressful at times, but believe me when I tell you “Your journey is unfolding exactly as it should be.”(-inspirational canvas hanging on my wall). It is okay if you don’t know where you are going or even where you are right now. It’sContinue reading “A Nugget of Advice”

I Still Believe In Santa Claus?

Today’s Theme Song: “I Believe” by Tiffany Thornton Hot chocolate milk, my mom’s world famous Christmas cakes filling the air and Christmas music playing while we decorate the tree, ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas, Hallmark’s Christmas movies (usually watched when no one wants to watch whatever is playing on ABC Family at the time),Continue reading “I Still Believe In Santa Claus?”

Just Chill

Today’s Theme Song: “Let It Be” by The Beatles and “Tides” by Jack and Jack Everything happens for a reason = my mantra I honestly cannot tell how often I use it. Bumper-to-bumper traffic? Everything happens for a reason. Fast food restaurant out of what you want? Everything happens for a reason. You missed yourContinue reading “Just Chill”

Confession: I’m Not Nice, Just Shy

Hello, Before I begin, I would like to announce that I have decided to implement a new aspect to my blog posts…theme songs! From now on, I will try to give each post at least one theme song just to make things a little more fun. The theme songs can: a) give you something to listen toContinue reading “Confession: I’m Not Nice, Just Shy”

The Importance Of Not Saying, “Because I Said So” To A Child

Growing up, whenever I was doing something that I wasn’t supposed to be doing and one of my parents caught me and told me to stop, I would ask why. Not because I wanted to be difficult and not because I was trying to be rude, but because genuinely wanted to know the reason forContinue reading “The Importance Of Not Saying, “Because I Said So” To A Child”

Slight Brain Dump

Question: What am I doing with my life? Answer: Everything and nothing all at the same time. I am a complete master of “thinking” and “dreaming”, But “doing” is not my strong suit. One of the biggest things I don’t like about myself? The fact that I am more bark than bite. The fact thatContinue reading “Slight Brain Dump”