To Be Recognized

I’m going to be honest: I often forget that I’m a high schooler. From the beginning of my time as a high school student, I never felt like I fit in. I felt awkward, incomplete, and completely devoid of any sense of direction or sense of who I was and wanted to be. I didn’t…

I Can Do Hard Things

My entire life, I’ve felt that if something doesn’t come easily to me, I’m never going to find success with it. Or even adequacy, if we’re being honest. I was an easily discouraged youth, who pummeled through after school activities one after the other, never finding my place. Ballet was a no-go, considering my lack…