17 04, 2017

After the Mountain Top

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What do New Braunfels, TX, Baltimore, and Pigeon Forge, TN, all have in common? They are all locations where I have met some of the most amazing friends I will ever have. Unbound student events are some of the most electric and inspiring events that I've experienced. If you're skeptical, ask anyone who has been to a student event or better yet, come to Apex this year to see for yourself. The anticipation of these events is a thrill that is hard to match. But nothing beats the fellowship and learning that happens at these gatherings. I recently returned from [...]

12 04, 2017

Hope in the Ruts

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: How to Find Your Purpose/Passion|Comments Off on Hope in the Ruts

Here on the blog, we’ve been talking a lot lately about this incredible group of people we are part of in as Unbounders and the many incredible experiences that come out of this community.  But there is another side to being Unbound -- to life, actually -- that is not as glamorous, exciting, or inspiring. Because the truth is, we don’t live life leaping from one mountaintop experience to the next. The big part of our lives is fighting gravity up the mountains, sliding down the back sides, and struggling through the valleys and ruts in between. It’s spring at last! [...]

3 04, 2017

College Without Community

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So here's something I'm sure at least a part of you can relate to.  Sometimes, I just don't want to get involved with other humans. If I could go through my day without having any interaction with an organic lifeform (barring animals), that would be the best day ever. And for the first two-ish years of Unbound, that's basically how I viewed Student Life. I honestly didn't want to do much in the student community. It wasn't like I avoided the community at all costs, I went to APEX and a few Empower calls, but I just wasn't all that [...]

23 03, 2017

3 Study Hacks for Unproductive Days

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: How to Student|Comments Off on 3 Study Hacks for Unproductive Days

Ever had one of those days when you can’t get anything done?  Maybe you started out the day with the best intentions, and are now finding yourself scrolling through Facebook, raiding the refrigerator, and avoiding any eye contact with that pile of textbooks on your desk. I’ve had my fair share of those days.  But...I firmly believe that even a day like that can be salvaged.  In fact, forget salvaging--why not turn that day into a win?  Here are my 3 favorite study hacks that help me turn my day around when I’m just not feeling it. Reward yourself [...]