This was one of the first non-review pieces I wrote last year after being diagnosed with ADHD later on in my life. I was constantly trying to research ways to help study or tricks of the trade, but instead all I found was doctors trying to minimize my experiences. Frustrated, I did the research and […]Read more "Diagnosis is the Key to Success"
This was the first piece I wrote in my journalism class Sophomore year, and the fear I felt when I handed it to my editor was enough to make me tear up. When the experience turned out to be not as bad I thought, I craved to write more, and share my opinions. Ever since […]Read more "Top 6 Refreshing Netflix Films"
Usually our editors hand out what we’re going to review, but after I read this I knew I had to write a review on it for our school paper, The Inkblot. Obviously, the pressure was now on to prove that this review was good enough to compete with the assignments given. To my surprise I […]Read more "“Girl Mans Up” is just what teens need"
This here was my first movie review, not a top 10 list or anything, but a real review of a new movie. At first it was a bit nerve-wracking (yet, when am I not anxious?) because I was unsure how different it would be from writing about books. Quickly I found out that it’s practically […]Read more "“The Dressmaker” splits at its seams"
I have been the biggest Harry Potter nerd for my entire life so, of course I went to the midnight release and enjoyed the festivities at Barnes & Nobles. Yet, nobody else in my school paper, The Inkblot, had read the book yet, and deadline was quickly approaching. Going on a limb, my friend told them I […]Read more "‘Cursed Child’ Script Impresses"
When our teacher asked us what was one thing we’d want the future president to know, there was 500 things that came to mind. Yet, for me, I focused in on my crusade to help those suffering from mental illness’ live a better life. When my class voted to send me speaking and another girls […]Read more "My Letter to the President"
Asking your best friend to talk about their eating disorder on camera was not a project I thought I’d ever take up. Yet, when the time came to interview someone I couldn’t think of anyone who had more of a story and perspective that needed to get out than her. She enthusiastically agreed and we […]Read more "Video: Growing Up With Anorexia"