It's Time to Let Go!
What would you risk to make your dreams come true? We spend a lot of time dreaming and hoping that one day we may accomplish our dreams and our goals, but when you finally start seeing things turn aro...
Ada Zuba5 hours ago
Motivational Article
We all get lazy sometimes, we all procrastinate, we all think that someone else has the right to be more successful. Here is some motivation for you. Oprah once told a group of students that there are...
Romina Verhoeven6 hours ago
Become Wiser & Happier
"What are your resolutions for 2019?" Why do we have the urge to make new resolutions each time a new year is about to begin? Very often it is a pursuit to man's greatest desire: happiness. Making sur...
Charlotte Mason6 hours ago
The Law of Process: Daily Construction
I sanded on my industrial arts project for what felt like an eternity. I knew the teacher was right. I had seen my dad’s woodwork. In the end it was worth the time to hear, “Wow! I’ve never seen somet...
Cindy Brunswig7 hours ago
Hopes and Dreams
Unaware of what I really want to do when I get older, the future scares me. This last year has really been a real struggle for me and I think a part of my struggle was because I did not know who I was...
Srobona Basua day ago
Wishing for Multiple Lives in One Life
I feel as if I have always, and by that I mean for as long as I can remember, wanted to be someone different. I wanted to be a talented singer, or an artist, or a really, really kickass dancer. I have...
Sierra I22 days ago
The Fundamental Guide to Fixing Your Life
"Sometimes, I don't know how much longer I can go on. Sometimes, I just want to give up. Sometimes I feel so guilty and overwhelmed that I think, maybe, others would be better off if I disappeared. No...
Alexis Runyona month ago
Motivation to Be Yourself
I am going to start with an introduction of the past me, the me that I've been on a year long journey to repair. I am Alexis Runyon. I've gone by many names: FatboyJefferson on Wattpad, GutterGurl on ...
The Quarter-Life Crisis
Chatting with a work friend just the other day, she reminded me that next week was her birthday. I asked her what age she was going to be and she delightedly replied “27.” As soon as I heard the numbe...
Holly Painea month ago
Say Yes to You
We all need a little reminder from time to time to stop and smell the roses. While working on my MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, I’ve found these concepts to be especially important not only ...
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J Buntin2 months ago
I'll Be Happy When
"I'll be happy when..." A common phrase many of us have uttered. I'll be happy when the bills are paid. I'll be happy when my spouse gets home. I'll be happy when we are living in our new home. I'll b...
Ada Zuba5 hours ago
Motivational Article
We all get lazy sometimes, we all procrastinate, we all think that someone else has the right to be more successful. Here is some motivation for you. Oprah once told a group of students that there are...
Hannah Paisha day ago
Why Doing Stuff on Your Own Is Awesome!
Most of my life, I have enjoyed doing things by myself. I think it stems from when I was in primary school and I would never play with anyone at break time and instead just skip around the playground ...
Tsureal Advice
I'd love to tell you how beautiful my life has been. It would make me so happy to share stories of love and loyalty... tales of success, and strength and freedom. I could spread hope wrapped in sweet ...
Charlotte Mason6 hours ago
The Law of Process: Daily Construction
I sanded on my industrial arts project for what felt like an eternity. I knew the teacher was right. I had seen my dad’s woodwork. In the end it was worth the time to hear, “Wow! I’ve never seen somet...
Joel Eisenberg2 days ago
Stripping Bare for Public Consumption: You Think It’s Easy Being a Writer?
Writers are, by and large, a bold lot. The women pictured above were inspired by a similarly empowering visual of the musical group, Little Mix. The insults scrawled on their bodies, as with those of ...
Anne Reboa20 days ago
22 Lessons I've Learned by 22
Life isn't automatically happy. You have to bring happiness to your life. Genuine people are rare. Few people are raised correctly, and few have any regard for those who aren't themselves. Remain as g...
Romina Verhoeven6 hours ago
Become Wiser & Happier
"What are your resolutions for 2019?" Why do we have the urge to make new resolutions each time a new year is about to begin? Very often it is a pursuit to man's greatest desire: happiness. Making sur...
Srobona Basua day ago
Wishing for Multiple Lives in One Life
I feel as if I have always, and by that I mean for as long as I can remember, wanted to be someone different. I wanted to be a talented singer, or an artist, or a really, really kickass dancer. I have...
Moving Along the Old Dusty Road
A lot of people never tell you that it's okay to take risks. In fact, a lot of people can agree with me that most of their life, they've been told to play it safe. Even the risk takers now-a-days say ...
It's Time to Let Go!
What would you risk to make your dreams come true? We spend a lot of time dreaming and hoping that one day we may accomplish our dreams and our goals, but when you finally start seeing things turn aro...
Morgan Sanfoka 4 days ago
Pariah—Lonely Living in 2018
I can feel the uncertainty and sadness in the air. It is almost tangible and if you sit too still you can get infected yourself. I don't know if it's the way that 2018 has been. We have lost many of t...
Kanisha Patel5 days ago
It’s the Beginning!
It’s the beginning, of anything you want. I read this line somewhere while surfing for some books on the internet, and that was the beginning for me. I always did things I was expected to do, and I am...
Rachel Ann4 days ago
The Person I Am Today
Day 39 December 14, 2018 Hello to all of you lovely people out there. For those of you who don’t know and are joining us on our journey, my name is Rachel. I hope you feel welcome to reach out to me i...
Spencer Schmidt11 days ago
Why Did You Start?
Why did you start? What made you give up junk food and sugar? What made you start going to the gym? What made you take a full slate of college classes? What makes you do what you do? That is the quest...
Tiffany Marrotte13 days ago
5 Ways to Channel Your Stress
We all have stress to deal with between work, friends, home life, or whatever else you have going on. All of those little stresses can build up fairly quickly, and before you know it, it’s one big mes...
Ace Hessy19 days ago
How to Be Confident (Important Lesson!)
"The aroma of fresh paint, dusty plywood, and intoxicating hairspray gives me the chills of past adrenalin rushes. This is the electrifying scent of the theatre." Let me begin by stating the obvious: ...
Sierra I22 days ago
The Fundamental Guide to Fixing Your Life
"Sometimes, I don't know how much longer I can go on. Sometimes, I just want to give up. Sometimes I feel so guilty and overwhelmed that I think, maybe, others would be better off if I disappeared. No...
Dawn West23 days ago
How to Function Within Disfunction
Whew boy! This is a big topic for me. It delves into very personal territory so I feel I must tread lightly, but this needs to be told. This topic weighs heavily on my chest like a stone press. Living...
'Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything'
I first came across Geneen Roth's eating guidelines in my late teens. It was an excerpt from an interview with Oprah Winfrey which included a list of her seven principles. The notion of eating intuiti...
'Ami: Child of the Stars'
I was told about Ami: Child of the Stars by Enrique Barrios, during a chance conversation with someone. It woke me up to a world of wonder and infinite possibilities. I recall lighting up when first r...
Nicola P. Young4 months ago
Best Self-Help Books for Alcoholics
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 8.4% of adult men and 4.2% of adult women in the United States suffer from an alcohol abuse disorder—over 9 million men and...
Danny Weaver21 days ago
You Don't Need 100k+ Followers to Be an Influencer
In the age of social media, influencers, and being a part of a generation that puts high emphasis on likes, followers, and the perfect Instagram feed, it is possible that we forget the impact and the ...
Aleisha Moore3 months ago
Goodbye Social Media
So, the title of this post does not actually mean that social media has disappeared, but it does mean that for me, at this very moment in time, social media is gone. I decided to delete my social medi...
Amidst the Sunset3 months ago
Join the Lounge!
So now I have to try to make 600 words for this to be seen... Here goes. I love writing for Vocal! I love reading other stories, I love learning new things, I love seeing into the bright minds of the ...
Cindy Brunswig7 hours ago
Hopes and Dreams
Unaware of what I really want to do when I get older, the future scares me. This last year has really been a real struggle for me and I think a part of my struggle was because I did not know who I was...
Hope Talbott6 days ago
What Is the Color of Strength?
This was written for my husband's uncle, who is fighting against stage four lung cancer. Being an artist, colors really speak to me and in his time of need, I wanted to write something that would brig...
Michelle Frank11 days ago
Challenge Yourself
Growing up, I had the worst self-esteem imaginable! I would always put myself down and allow others to put me down as well, not knowing that this was abusive. I just thought it was normal. When someon...