“You’re Too Much”

Anyone who knows me knows that I love to talk. I can talk for hours about anything, to anyone. During recruitment, my sorority sisters would always volunteer me to do all the talking because “I could talk to a tree all day if I had to.” While browsing in the bookstore a few days ago, I ended up talking to a random police officer that I met for an hour and a half. This type of thing happens to me almost every time I go anywhere by myself. I simply have a lot to say. In fact, sometimes I have so much to say that my mouth can’t keep up with my brain and my words come out in a language that I’ve never heard before. Continue reading ““You’re Too Much””

No More “Just”

A while back, I read an article that stuck with me. It was all about the detrimental outcome of using the word “just.” This article was predominantly geared towards women and explaining to them how using that word made them sound inferior, and was similar to the apology epidemic (it’s a fact – women apologize more than men do). However, I believe everyone, both women and men, should throw out the word “just” altogether. After I read this article a few months back, I was painfully aware of how much I used the word. I almost even used it a second ago while writing this post. I am definitely guilty of still saying “just” all the time, but I’ve been trying to quit, I swear. The reason I chose to write about this today is because of something else I read that struck me; not another article, but a phrase:

Be unapologetically who you are.

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