Unpacking My Backpack Essentials

This is the last week I have before school starts, and I know because I have been getting emails from professors about assignments they want done by the time we arrive to our first class. It makes me laugh a little, because a week ago my sister and my boyfriend were picking on me when I brought up having summer homework in high school. Now here I am, doing more summer work. Anyway, while every teacher personalizes their own supply list for class, there are some essentials that every student needs to have handy. I thought I would open up my backpack and share mine for today’s blog post before they get packed away.

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My 2022 Summer Goals for Living Better

Yesterday I woke up to an email saying that I have grad orientation in two weeks. I don’t know what your first inclination was, but mine was that summer is coming to an end. While that might make some people sad, I actually really enjoy being a student. With learning being one of my core values, I don’t think you’re growing if you’re not learning at least one new thing everyday.

While summer is the season with the longest days of the year, it is quickly wrapping up. And I’m sure that people are trying to squeeze in one last summer vacation or are preparing to shop for the school year, but I have some goals I want to complete before the season is over. That’s what I wanted to talk about today before I fully get into the back-to-school mindset. Keep reading to find out more.

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Houston Highlights

In 2022, I have chosen the word explore to be my theme for the year. Beyond exploring all the places that the world has to offer, I want to explore all of the possibilities available to me, as well as explore my boundaries. That being said, I have just returned from a trip where I got to explore Houston without my family, and I can’t wait to tell you about my favorite highlights.

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What I’m Reading (and Doing) During Social Distancing

Today, I thought I would take the time and share what’s on my reading list during this self-quarantine. I’ll also be sharing other things you can do to fill your time, and how these things could be a little less lonely in a time when we’re trying to isolate ourselves.

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2020 Vision(board)

To start off the blog this year, I want to talk about what I’m doing differently this year. Since this year is the start of a new decade, there are certainly some changes I want to make in my life and for the blog. Since January 11 is Vision Board Day, it is the perfect time to share my vision board and what a my perfect 2020 vision(board) looks like.

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DIY Hangover Kit

No one enjoys waking up feeling the morning after with a hangover. From my experience, I’ve learned to be prepared for the situation. By keeping this kit ready and on hand, having a hangover is a bit easier to handle. Hear is what I recommend that you keep on hand so the morning is a little bit easier.

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