20 Seconds of Courage: How I Found Healing from Self-Hatred

I was a dancer growing up and was told that I needed to lose weight. There were some days when my teacher even told me to skip meals, and I listened.

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Don’t Judge Me!

As I type this blog, I’m already upset by how you’re judging everything I’m saying. I can feel it. My every word is being criticized. I’m tempted to say things like, “Only God can judge me.” It doesn’t feel good. How’d I know you were judging me, you ask? Well, […]

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You’re Not Crazy: Getting Help for Your Mind

We need to understand that when we are ‘broken’ inside it is logical that we cannot heal ourselves without professional help.

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Finding the Middle School Athlete in You

I was by far the smallest, least talented player on the team but that didn’t stop me from loving every minute of it.

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Modern Day Sainthood

God doesn’t want you to ditch your love for rapping, or skateboarding, or dancing, or whatever it is that brings you joy.

He wants to use it.

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Post-Camp Blues: Music and a Message from Matt Maher

God wants to have a face-to-face encounter with you but He wants to have it in the everyday. Don’t let God only be God for 2 hours on a Saturday night of a conference. Don’t hide your heart from God. He just wants you to be honest with Him. If you […]

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Words of Advice: From the Face in the Mirror

You are not a powerless victim to the lies of a photoshopped world. Reclaim the meaning of beauty and remind yourself all day every day so you can rewrite your own inner dialogue.

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The 2 Sides of Blessing: Joy in My Pain

I was blessed to be rejected by a person I cared about and I was consequently blessed to feel lonely, unwanted, and inadequate. Real talk: it sucked.

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The Only Catholic in the Room: Defending the Faith in College

Don’t worry too much about what you’re going to say or do when your faith is challenged. Just be prepared and remember, God’s got this.

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What Taylor Swift Taught Me About Self-Worth

“When you look into the mirror you need to NOT tell yourself that you’re not special, that you’re not pretty, that you’re not good enough.” -Taylor Swift I stumbled across this incredible quote on YouTube. Taylor Swift told this to a crowd of her biggest fans in Manchester. As I […]

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