Category Archives: Reference

Foods that Increase Health and Happiness

Although I am a bucket list blogger, I am also obsessed with happiness — or its more fancy term subjective well-being (SWB) — studies. Two other favorites of mine are summer and food. What better season than summer to look … Continue reading

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Instagram and Pinterest!

Hello lovely readers, Exciting news! I finally connected my Instagram Account to my blog (along with this link, the Instagram button is now on the right hand side of the blog), so I would be thrilled if you guys take … Continue reading

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25 Ways to Instantly Boost Your Happiness

1.) Watch an episode of the Ellen Degeneres show or one of her YouTube videos. 2). Watch the documentary Craiglist Joe, about a man who travels across the U.S. without money, relying on other peoples’ kindness for places to stay … Continue reading

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48 Epic Dream Hotels to Visit Before You Die

Hey everyone! I had to share this post. This article by the Matador Network features 48 Epic Dream Hotels to Visit Before You Die. The page made me depressed that I may never get to see or stay at some … Continue reading

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10 Summer Bucket List-Worthy Activities

Hey all! As a bucket list blogger, I thought it might be fun to compile ten items you can cross off your bucket list this summer. Have fun! 1). Go to an indoor trampoline park: These are springing up everywhere … Continue reading

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And What Do You Want to do with THAT?: The English Major

Go English majors! Long live liberal arts! Below is the speech I gave, during the weekend of my college graduation, at my English convocation: At the start of the movie Adventureland, there’s a scene in which James, the main character, … Continue reading

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Top 20 Inspiring Summer Reads

As a bucket list blogger, I am a bit obsessed with non-fiction inspirational books and memoirs. Although I have listed a few of these on my Inspiration Page, along with a post I wrote a year ago, Get Inspired to … Continue reading

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