Tag Archives: school

Skip the Homework

You’ll be fine. Really, it’s not that important. You’re smart enough.  I remember vividly in High School telling myself I could get by without doing the homework. As long as I kept my grades up, I did as little as … Continue reading

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Who is the Next Version of You?

Take a look where you’ve been. Who you were. What is different about the person you are right now? Are you more patient? Do you spend your money differently? Do you think about your future more? Do you keep up … Continue reading

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Stereotypes and School Rivalries

We all know the cliques and the stereotypes that are attached to them. The band geeks, the Math nerds, the dumb jocks, the teacher’s pet, the English snobs, you’re well aware of them I’m sure. So this is not a post … Continue reading

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Rushing with Grace

There are going to be days when we have to rush. We have to rush because of earlier choices we’ve made. We’ll watch the clock and wish for more time, but we’ll see it continue ticking away without a care … Continue reading

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We’ve Been Shooting at the Wrong Goals

Some say goals are good, others will even argue they are great. Yet an achieved goal can land us in the hot seat to wondering what in the world we’ve been doing the last 15 years of our life. When we were … Continue reading

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What they really taught us in school.

They say school taught us Humanities and Algebra, but we received much more. When our friend spread rumors about us, it completely broke our heart. Only to learn how to heal. We picked the pieces of our heart up and put them back together. … Continue reading

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A (not so) Love Story.

First to set the scene, I was a freshman in High School and just landed a spot on the Varsity girls soccer team. Growing up my dad always pushed me to practice practice practice, and if I would have ended up anything … Continue reading

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