Tag: time

The Szen Zone: Finding Positivity Among Challenges

The Szen Zone: Finding Positivity Among Challenges

It has been quite a while since I have done a book review, and I was sent a copy of Szen Zone in exchange for my honest review. I have been looking forward to writing this post, and the life got in the way. From Monday evening […]

My Busy Schedule Secret

My Busy Schedule Secret

As many of you probably know, my college schedule for the past two years has been anything but calm. Simply put, most of my days involve a multitude of sticky notes and lists about meetings, tasks, appointment times, and other to-do list items. My own definition […]

19 Things I’ve Learned in 19 Years

My nineteenth year has gone by much faster than any other year in my life (at least it seems that way), and before I turn 20 this fall I thought I would reflect on all that I have learned over the past 19 years. These […]

My Summer Reading List

One of my favorite summer pastimes is discovering new books to read on lazy afternoons and evenings, and this summer I have a long list of books I have added to my reading list over the course of the year. I read books of many genres, […]

My Summer Bucket List

I have officially finished my first year of college, and now that I am home in Colorado I am looking forward to all of the adventures that lie ahead! The following is a list of all that I hope to accomplish in the next few […]

Living Simply and Simply Living

Now that I am living on my own, I have been reflecting on my desires for my future. There are countless people who have inspired me with their journeys in life, and I am especially inspired by those who lead simple lives. Their lives are […]

What Happened When I Left My Comfort Zone

What Happened When I Left My Comfort Zone

As I walked across the stage to receive my diploma, I was walking into the unknown. The sea of many thousand faces, with mine featured on the event center big screen, greeted me as I left familiarity. For the past four years I had known what […]

Starting A Blog: How-To and FAQ

I launched The Wise Willow on August 8th, 2015, and already it has changed my life. I have not yet told the complete story of how I was inspired to start my blog, but I thought it might serve as inspiration for those who are […]

Managing Stress

In everyday life, stress ebbs and flows. Some days it feels as though you are finally reaching a healthy balance; other days make you wonder if it is actually possible to get everything done. As I have gone through my first year of college, this […]

Learning To Let Go Of Expectations

As I finished packing the last of my college items into the car, my mind was reeling with thoughts about my upcoming adventures. I would finally leave the boring and superficial world of high school, and enter the exciting new world of college. There would […]