What I Realized After My Interview

Most, if not some, of us may have experienced anxiety or felt nervous with the thought of having an interview for a job or position. As a student assistant, most of the interviews I have had were very informal. When I got my first real job as a tutor for a community college, it was…

My Thoughts After Getting Inducted to Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Last month, I received an e-mail informing me that I am invited to become a potential member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society.Β  I was thrilled because I never expected to become a member of an honor society or any other organization this semester. Being chosen to be a part of such prestigious organization is…

6 Things I Realized While Working as a Student Assistant

When it comes to work, I am very passionate, committed, and hard working. My father instilled in me the importance of putting effort in doing work and loving that work. I started working as a Student Assistant for the Hospitality Services in my university. I am currently a cashier, but I also make some shakes,…

Long Distance Relationship

LDR or long distance relationship is inevitable for some of us especially if we are transitioning to college from high school. Some of these relationships work and some do not. However, I truly believe that successful long distance relationship is possible. Few years ago, I was in a long distance relationship with someone. We were…

The Second Child

I have not seen my sisters for almost 4 years and my brother for almost a year that I have been missing them so much. My siblings and I are very close. We share each others’ frustrations, secrets (sometimes), dreams, happy moments, and even sad moments. All of us have different personalities yet we get…

Be Kind To Others

Being in Lubbock, TX, I find most people I encounter being so kind, courteous, and friendly. Yesterday at work, a female student came to my coworker’s counter so she can pay for her food. However, my coworker went to use the restroom and left a sign on her line that says “This register is CLOSED.”…

Ways To Forgive Yourself

I have been contemplating of the ways I can improve myself that I came to realize the regrets and hurts I have within me. There are moments that I would feel so bitter about certain things or I would simply start to cry as if for no reason. There are days were I feel so…

When Life Gives You Lemons, Add Vodka!

I believe that all of us face many difficulties in life. Indeed, some may say that those who are well-off tend to have less problems than those who are not. However, I think that even those who are wealthy face hardships in their lives. I have been a very optimistic person since I was a…