October Favorites

scarves – Autumn is here! It’s by far my favorite season- I love the changing colors, the cozy blankets, the decorations. And scarves. One of my favorite things about leaving the house is bundling up with a super soft scarf! instagram stories – I really love looking at instagram stories, especially StudyGrams- they always have such beautiful notes and their […]

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why i chose to take a gap year

I’m starting a new series: my gap year! Before I started mine, I looked into as many sources as I could get my hands on, but they didn’t really have any ideas of what you could do in your gap year besides working or traveling. These things are both really fun and interesting, but they’re not for everyone. I’m doing […]

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studying with anxiety

anx·i·ety \aŋ-ˈzī-ə-tē\ noun an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physical signs, by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self doubt about one’s capacity to cope with it.   anxiety is really hard to study with because small tasks seem big and big tasks seem impossible. we end up catastrophizing, […]

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making goals and sticking to them

everyone has goals. but actually following through on them? that’s the hard part. whether it be exercising regularly, starting a new hobby, or traveling to a new place, we fall back into what is comfortable. when i create goals, i follow three steps. when i do all three steps properly, i find that i achieve my goal faster, or more […]

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September favorites

i’ve been thinking about doing a monthly favorites series for a while, and i finally got on it! i really love watching other bloggers’ and youtubers’ favorites, so i thought i would jump on the bandwagon. plus, it’s just an excuse for me to doodle some of my favorite things. so without further adieu, here are my september favorites! my backpack – i have […]

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my gap year: a trip to italy

at the beginning of my gap year, my best friend and i started planning a big, three-week trip that we would save up for throughout the whole year. after we finally decided on italy, we narrowed it down to four cities: milan, bologna, florence, and rome. we decided to meet at the milan airpot, and travel to each city by […]

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morning & night routine

My daily routine doesn’t always look like this. Sometimes, I’m lazy and wake up an hour later, or I’m stuck watching a really show and end up falling asleep at 11. But these are the routines that, when I do them, make me really relaxed and ready for the day/night!​ morning routine 6.30// I get up early because I really […]

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background study sounds

Especially for aural learners, studying with music or some kind of background noise is essential, but you’re kind of walking a fine line between helping you study and distracting you. Personally, I like really like to study in a cafe because of the background noise, or some instrumental music. Here is a list of websites to help you concentrate! spotify  […]

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