Perspective, Persistence

Traveling to different places always has a way of hitting my reset button… I think that’s a common thread for most people. It happened when I went to Spain and Portugal; different languages always bring out new perspectives. It happened again when moving adjusting to dorm life for my freshman year of college. But even when driving down the streets of my hometown, I can’t help but acknowledge all the different cars zooming past; each carries an array of people, and each of them are leading their own lives.

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Democracy Dies in Darkness; Don’t Get Caught in the Shadow.

I am a major journalism nerd; that is not news to anyone. But with the increasing stigma around the news media, I have come to notice a rising disdain among my peers for the field I have such high regards for… and I don’t blame them. Today’s world is plagued with the repetitiveness of the 24-hour news cycle and the over usage of the term “fake-news.” The field that was intended to provide information for people to process on their own terms has morphed into a polarized world of biased networks that are driven by ratings.

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Self & Summer Lovin’

Mindset is everything. It really is. This is something we all know, but when the time comes to take control of our own attitudes, things can get a bit tricky. One of the most important factors in gaining control over the way you feel about both yourself and others is self-love.

ˈˌself ˈləv/
regard for one’s own well-being and happiness (chiefly considered as a desirable rather than narcissistic characteristic).

Now, that definition seems pretty straightforward. Taking care of yourself… easy enough, right? For some people, maybe, but for most, it is hard to maintain this mindset when things take a turn.

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Introducing: Like Change in Your Pocket

The concept of creating a blog is one that has been on my mind for quite some time, so this post probably doesn’t come as a surprise to those close to me. As the events of life begin to pick up, I want to make sure that I slow down and enjoy the ride, with the hope of inspiring others (that’s you) to do the same. There are many aspects of life that deserve more credit than they get. Acting as a spotlight on what I believe to be the important things in life, this blog will give credit where it is due.

My passions include journalism, photography, fashion, and now, blogging. I am beyond excited to have a little corner of the internet to myself, where I hope to expand on topics that are relevant in both my life and yours. A mix of commentary, documented travels, and photography, Like Change in Your Pocket is now LIVE!