Cross Country and singing at Hill have taught me a lot about hard work and rejection.
Self Acceptance: How I learned to embrace my imperfections and chose to focus on individuality, rather than comparison.
Doing teenager with ten simple life hacks.
Two Worlds Collide: Lessons learned from The Hill and Nigeria, to find and be comfortable with oneself
Why? An insight into self-doubt and how we shape our lives with meaning, purpose, and reason.
Experience Shapes Reality: We all have a myriad experiences in our lives. Each experience shapes a part of our reality; the way we see ourselves and interact with the world around us. I hope that we can all take time to learn about other people's experiences and thus be able to empathize with them and possible see things from the lens of their own reality.
Understanding Emotions: It is certainly a difficult process. Spoiler alert - I haven't quite figured it out yet. But that's why we're here, to hear stories. I hope that mine will help you to be more successful in this endeavor than I am.
Growing Pains: An exploration of crucial events in my past and reflections on their importance in my personal development.
Perspectives. People have power - the power to better everyone around them by talking.
Be a victim. Don’t be a victim. A talk on the redemptive power of suffering.
Do What You Love: How I’ve learned to embrace the things I enjoy, no matter who they’re with.
Don't Ring The Bell: How to Change the World by Never Quitting.
Finding Myself: It takes courage to be yourself.
Many of us spend so much time planning what's ahead that we neglect our present day. We have to be careful not to step over what happening in our lives now on the way to what is ahead.
Being a Kid: Realizing that our problems oftentimes are much simpler than we make them out to be, and that being bad at what we love isn't all that bad.
Embrace Your Difference: At Hill, we fit in because we are different. Don’t just let Hill define you, let yourself define Hill as well.
Fear, Failure, and Following Your Heart: How my fear of making friends taught me the value of vulnerability, being unapologetic about who you are, following your heart, and taking that leap of faith that you’ve always been afraid to take.
Find Your Belonging: How I found my belonging through nine Army moves.
Best of Both Worlds: Staying true to yourself is easier said than done. My story on why you should fight to overcome stereotypes, and how you might even find yourself along the way.