Thoughts from a Senior in College… What’s Next?

I’m a senior in college and like every other senior in the world, I get this question at least once a week: What do you want to do after you graduate? I get it from my family members, peers, bosses, and everyone in between. I wish that I had a good answer for them, but all I do is shrug and say, “I don’t know yet.” 

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I’m a guest on The Drew Barrymore Show!!!!

SAY WHAT?!

It’s wild – even when I spell it out like that, it’s crazy to believe yet I am SO confident that this is meant for me! In fact, it’s proven me right in my stance that every loss, heartbreak, and difficult conversation empowers me and you not only to be a better version of ourselves, but an inspiration to our community too.

But come on, I know you’re waiting for the TEA on how *exactly* this happened so GIRL….here we go!

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5 Tips for Staying Motivated During a Mental Health Crisis

by April Hooper

My hands are shaking. 

Maybe it’s the nerves and anxiety coursing through me (or maybe it’s just the coffee). Either way, when I’m feeling anxious or sad and my mental health is NOT at its best, getting work done is almost impossible. My creativity plummets, and my motivation hides like a good find at a thrift store. I take ANY opportunity to distract myself with Netflix or social media (TikTok is my weakness). 

Somedays, having low productivity is okay; we ALL deserve a break every now and then. But other days, we need a little spark of inspiration, a push in the right direction. If that’s how you’re feeling, then you’ve come to the right place…

My first tip to combat the motivation void is this: 

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How to Create Inspiring Spaces: College Dorm Edition

by April Hooper

Some days, my to-do list feels like a taunt. All I can do is sit back in my chair, stare out the window, and let my mind wander to avoid all the tasks I have piling up. No matter how good of a writer I am, sometimes the words just don’t come. When my inspiration has run dry, all that is left to do is wait. 

Motivation comes and goes… and goes and goes and goes (trust me, I’m a college student — I get it.) 

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