Tag: Advice

The Little Things: Appreciating Tiny Blessings

I almost set my apartment on fire last night. I should probably provide some context. I’ve been very busy lately. With Zoom University in full swing, my plate is so full you’d think it was Thanksgiving. Schedule? Packed Body? Fatigued Brain? Missing ($30 dollar… Continue Reading “The Little Things: Appreciating Tiny Blessings”

Adapting To Change: Finding Stability During Transition

This post is a bit late as I have been journeying from Memphis back to NYC. I survived the plane ride and have officially settled back into my apartment. Large transitions like this are not typically easy, both logistically and emotionally, so I figured… Continue Reading “Adapting To Change: Finding Stability During Transition”

A Guide To Friendship: Navigating Shifting Social Circles

Most of us don’t talk to our best friend from kindergarten all that much anymore. There isn’t anything wrong with that, it’s totally normal. Maybe one of you enrolled in a different middle school. Maybe, as time went on, you both pursued different interests… Continue Reading “A Guide To Friendship: Navigating Shifting Social Circles”

The Importance of Storytelling

Every year, masses from around the globe flock to Jonesborough, TN, a small town that less than 6,000 people call home. They gather in Jonesborough for the National Storytelling Festival. In 1973, sixty or so people gathered on hay bales and wagons to share… Continue Reading “The Importance of Storytelling”

Finding Energy- Revving Up Your Motivation

Like everyone else, I’m still in quarantine. Initially, I had intended to use quarantine as an opportunity to dust the cobwebs off of a few long overdue projects. I started off strong, accomplishing tasks and throwing back victories like it was happy hour. As… Continue Reading “Finding Energy- Revving Up Your Motivation”

Auditioning- Things To Keep In Mind

I recently had someone reach out to me, saying that they enjoyed the blog (thank you!) and that they would like to hear more about what I have learned in regards to acting and the theater industry as a whole. I am still a… Continue Reading “Auditioning- Things To Keep In Mind”

Beauty Isn’t Hiding- We’re Just Not Looking

When I first arrived in New York, I was homesick and disheartened by the massive change- the lack of nature specifically. It was crowded and loud. As a student in a dorm room, the only alone time I had was in the shower which… Continue Reading “Beauty Isn’t Hiding- We’re Just Not Looking”

I Have To Be Productive… Right?

I’m back in Memphis now, doing my part and staying indoors. My classes for University have moved online and with that my routine has radically shifted. I’ve come to realize how much time I would normally spend transitioning. All that time commuting on the… Continue Reading “I Have To Be Productive… Right?”

Growing or Conforming?

You’re not the person that you were, nor are you the person that you will be. People change. Everyone. Change is as certain as death or taxes and it has the capacity to be just as painful. That doesn’t mean we should be adverse… Continue Reading “Growing or Conforming?”

The Dragon of Homesickness

You proclaimed, “I’m going on an adventure!” in true Bilbo Baggins fashion. You’ve moved away from home. Maybe it was for work. Maybe it was for college. Maybe you just wanted to experience a new way of life. Things are exciting and new until,… Continue Reading “The Dragon of Homesickness”