Personal Essays

Personal Essays

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“Whether I am working to promote the music of an up and coming artist or writing an article addressing the effects of the menstrual taboo on schoolgirls in Kenya, I am passionate about sharing the stories of others and paving the way for all the young women who will come after me.”

“Whether I am working to promote the music of an up and coming artist or writing an article addressing the effects of the menstrual taboo on schoolgirls in Kenya, I am passionate about sharing the stories of others and paving the way for all the young women who will come after me.”

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“I respect myself enough to walk away from anyone or anything that no longer helps me to grow as a person.”

“I respect myself enough to walk away from anyone or anything that no longer helps me to grow as a person.”

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“There are so many people out there who would rather piece together an extravagant web of lies than simply state, “I was wrong.” And for what? Will averting the attention away from your own mistake and avoiding the honest truth really make you feel that much better?”

“There are so many people out there who would rather piece together an extravagant web of lies than simply state, “I was wrong.” And for what? Will averting the attention away from your own mistake and avoiding the honest truth really make you feel that much better? “

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“You don’t have to like that I swear, but you do have to accept that I’m not going to stop. Frankly, life is too short for me to give a damn about what other people think.”

“You don’t have to like that I swear, but you do have to accept that I’m not going to stop. Frankly, life is too short for me to give a damn about what other people think.”

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“Pick blades of grass and throw them up in the air like confetti. It never gets old, I promise.”

“Pick blades of grass and throw them up in the air like confetti. It never gets old, I promise.”

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“People in my community are too comfortable in their own lives. They don’t take much time to step outside of their own lifestyles and consider what life is like for other people in the county, in the state and around the world.”

“People in my community are too comfortable in their own lives. They don’t take much time to step outside of their own lifestyles and consider what life is like for other people in the county, in the state and around the world.”

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“There’s nothing more soothing than the sound of waves crashing along the shore line as I breathe in the salty air. Sitting on a woven blanket, soaking up rays and rubbing coconut-scented sunscreen onto my skin: this is where I find my clearest state of mind.”

“There’s nothing more soothing than the sound of waves crashing along the shore line as I breathe in the salty air. Sitting on a woven blanket, soaking up rays and rubbing coconut-scented sunscreen onto my skin: this is where I find my clearest state of mind.”

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“As we go through our daily lives – and of take advantage the occasional out of the ordinary opportunities that open up for us – we are thrust into all sorts of situations, most of which we are entirely unprepared for.”

“As we go through our daily lives – and of take advantage the occasional out of the ordinary opportunities that open up for us – we are thrust into all sorts of situations, most of which we are entirely unprepared for.”

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“I’m an avid believer that adventure is more a state of mind than a physical action and that, sometimes all it takes to transport yourself to another place is to invest your mind in a good book.”

“I’m an avid believer that adventure is more a state of mind than a physical action and that, sometimes all it takes to transport yourself to another place is to invest your mind in a good book.”

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“I know without a doubt that I am a whole, authentic person with goals, dreams and a personality all of my own. I’m not going to waste time looking for someone to validate my worth.”

“I know without a doubt that I am a whole, authentic person with goals, dreams and a personality all of my own. I’m not going to waste time looking for someone to validate my worth.”

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“As a dancer, I become my own paintbrush and I control the message I want to send to others through my art. Dancing allows me to reveal the thoughts that I can’t put into words and translate my feelings into movements that will captivate others.”

“As a dancer, I become my own paintbrush and I control the message I want to send to others through my art. Dancing allows me to reveal the thoughts that I can’t put into words and translate my feelings into movements that will captivate others.”

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“I strongly believe that when girls worldwide are healthy, safe from violence and educated, they have the potential to transform their communities and break free from the cycle of poverty.”

“I strongly believe that when girls worldwide are healthy, safe from violence and educated, they have the potential to transform their communities and break free from the cycle of poverty.”

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“Alice Paul once said,”I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated, But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.”

“Alice Paul once said,”I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated, But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.”

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“The societal segregation between men and women is not a natural occurrence. The wall of misunderstanding that has formed between the two sexes is merely a result of the stereotypes men and women impose on one another.”

“The societal segregation between men and women is not a natural occurrence. The wall of misunderstanding that has formed between the two sexes is merely a result of the stereotypes men and women impose on one another.”

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“Companies that lack a social media presence have a hard time remaining relevant, especially amongst millennial consumers who spend so much time online. If a company can’t be tagged in a tweet or Facebook post, that company might as well not exist amongst the online community.”

“Companies that lack a social media presence have a hard time remaining relevant, especially amongst millennial consumers who spend so much time online. If a company can’t be tagged in a tweet or Facebook post, that company might as well not exist amongst the online community.”

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“As the next generation of America, we all have responsibilities to the greater international community. We have a responsibility to read the news so that we can make ourselves and others aware of what is going on in the world.”

” As the next generation of America, we all have responsibilities to the greater international community. We have a responsibility to read the news so that we can make ourselves and others aware of what is going on in the world.”

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