Learn How To Say and Practice Saying “No”

Learn How To Say and Practice Saying “No”

In the past I have talked about how to say no to selfish friends ; but that's no easy feat. In the post I talked about clear ways to tell your friends "no" without saying "no" and when to evaluate and communicate in a relationship where you feel you are being used by a selfish or [...]

Make it a Habit: How To Consume Media Critically and Carefully

Make it a Habit: How To Consume Media Critically and Carefully

As we get closer to the 2020 election and potential presidential candidates are out campaigning, we are sure to start hearing conflicting stories, dissenting opinions, and mudslinging (something that has happened for hundreds of years in politics). I am someone who works in media (broadcast, and now formerly print) and consumes media, I can confidently [...]

How to Say “No” to Selfish Friends

How to Say “No” to Selfish Friends

Sometimes we have friends that are just selfish in nature. They expect you to drop everything for them when they need or want you to. They might even seek you out more than your other friends because they know you will say yes. And you do say yes. But what if you had said no? What would have happened? Would your friend have accepted your answer or would they have turned against you?

About Me: 5 Facts

About Me: 5 Facts

It's the end of the first week of September. It's still hot as hell (WHERE ARE YOU FALL?) and I've been preparing for a 10 day road trip that I start this weekend. I realized, I really haven't done anything recently (or ever) to tell you about me and my life (outside of my phone [...]

I Spent 10 Days in Paris For $3,000 and Got College Credit

I Spent 10 Days in Paris For $3,000 and Got College Credit

My school has the opportunity to go to Paris for an international Media Seminar. It’s a class that is open to all majors, but benefits communication students more. Because it was a class, we made all our reservations together and scheduled through some influential media moguls in Paris, which cut costs significantly. I went with [...]