Every week, we’re participating in #totalhonestytuesday, sharing the things we’d usually keep off of social media, and giving a little more insight into our real (and very un-perfect) lives. Hopefully, in doing this, we can all feel a little less pressure to appear a certain way online, and remember that everyone around us is much more than just the highlight reel we normally see.
#totalhonestytuesday this summer may be a bit more than I thought I could handle. Most of you know I'm doing my internship here at the Zoo, but I also have a second internship making videos for Spoon University. On top of that I'm still working Sunday's at the daycare I've been with for two years now, writing weekly articles for Odyssey and Spoon, and soon my three required summer classes will start. While right now I seem to be doing fine, I'm pretty worried about what's going to happen when my classes start. While this seems like a lot now I just keep telling myself it'll be worth it when I graduate with plenty of internship experience under my belt….right?
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#totalhonestytuesdayregram from @elgieguidry Only a few hours left to share (and tag us in) your#totalhonestytuesday! Here's what she had to confess. * "A #totalhonestytuesday for my favorite personal finance blog: being an adult student sucks the majority of the time. You are tired, spring breaks don't mean anything anymore and it feels like you are moving at a snail speed getting your degree. But today, even after the semester kicked me in the ass, I learned I kicked it in the ass right back and got all A's. So cheers to that and this scholarship essay I'm attempting to write. How will it impact me, this essay questions asks. Well, I won't be so poor! #duh @thefinancialdiet"
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#totalhonestytuesday Today has been exhausting. I went to a general info thing about doing a thesis so I had a long day and thanks to buses being late it took me 1,5 hours to get home. The info was also a reminder that I still haven't started working on my project. I keep trying to tell myself that I'm not in a hurry (hoping to graduate by December) but my mind itsn't listening. I feel so frustrated, stressed and alone. #school #university #thissucks
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I spent today volunteering at #CreasyMahanNaturePreserve clearing trails, pulling weeds and mulching. It was the perfect day to spend outside! And now I smell of bug spray, sunscreen, and sweat. And in the spirit of #totalhonestytuesday, I confess…the main reason I participate in volunteering days is to have a valid reason to have a day outside of the office. It clears the mind and soul.
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I keep a travel journal. I only write journals when I travel, and I keep telling myself I'm gonna write something, anything, everyday throughout my trips. But here's what always happen: I don't write everyday. There are days when I get too busy planning for the next days. Days when I get distracted by too many random youtube videos. Days when I'm simply too exhausted. A lot of days I end up writing about the day, or the week, before. Short trips are fine, but anything longer than a week seriously test my journal-writing discipline. Hope I can get better at this though! #travel #travelstories #traveljournal #midori #travelersnotebook #totalhonestytuesday
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You deserve the love that you want to give away. You deserve it most of all. #beyourownsunshine #totalhonestytuesday There'll be days like this when you need to remind yourself: You have to think about the things to look forward to instead of the things, the people that bring you down. You can't allow those hurtful things from the past tear you away from focusing on today, and ultimately for tomorrow. Don't hang on to the hopes that these people will realize what they lost in you, definitely not what they've done to you. Go now. Take care of yourself. You need your strength for all the things that you want and plan to do. Be yourself. You know who you are. You know you're stronger than this. And wiser. You shouldn't allow other people to keep you from your goals. You already have it inside you. All you have to do is unbury yourself and remember that you are your own sunshine. <3
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#totalhonestytuesday I haven't written on my personal blog in nearly a year. I haven't opened my old fiction stuff on Google Docs in two years. The play I want to write with old theatre friends keeps getting put off for another month, then another year. The last time I stood at my kitchen counter "my standing desk" and wrote some dialogue was probably in Paris. And I feel guilty, so I put it off more. So I guess this is partly to kick my ass, and partly to say, even as a professional writer who has her own site and can write basically whatever she wants, you can still have those couple pages of something that you never get around to finishing, and that laugh at you from the bottom of some folder you never open.
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#totalhonestytuesday A lot of people ask me why I don't post photos of my apartment. The truth is, I'm very fearful of opening up that part of my life to people, which might invite criticism and judgement of my interior-decorating skillz (or lack thereof) For example, I bought these neon yellow/green pillows a while back and thought they looked great, but now they remind me of what college-aged lauren would have decorated her dorm with. Meanwhile, I'm thankful to even HAVE a place to decorate, which only makes me feel more guilty about how I feel.
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Ever since I was a little girl, my mom has given me a set of Guatemalan Worry Dolls. I've always thought they were beautiful and have always kept a set in my nightstand, but have never actually used them. You're supposed to tell them your worries, and place them under your pillow. Legend says that they will take your worries away while you sleep. Its been a weird week and I actually used them for the first time. It feels a little silly, but it can't hurt. #totalhonestytuesday #guatemalanworrydolls #worrydolls
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Jumping in on #totalhonestytuesday in the last 2 minutes on the day. So I clearly have not at all stuck to my #100daysproject venture – I fell off pretty early. I have no real excuse other than fatigue and the ubiquitous state of being *busy* that we all claim to be a victim of. More than anything, it was because of poor time management and over-commitment. Right now, I have too much on my plate to commit to doing an every day icon project. I do hope to get back to some kind of 100-day project later in the year, though.
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#totalhonestytuesday I love making myself healthy+delicious food, but I also love being financially stable enough to order overpriced pizza when I'm tired and stressed, and not feeling bad about that. Being an adult can be a lot, but it's really got its perks.
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#totalhonestytuesday here on my#lifestyleblog #lifestyle: i heard a bit recently about how there are people in the world (aka actual grown ass adults) who put their ice cream in actual bowls and who use a different spoon, or maybe even an ice cream scoop, to move their ice cream from the container to their bowl. Like they plan to save their ice cream for multiple eats. I am no where near that place, as i eat #talenti #mintchocolatechip in bed while binge watching #sexandthecity #satc #carriedaway #lifestyleblogger #foodblogger #foodblog #icecream #chicago #strawberry #macbook #humor #snack #dessert #millennials #twentysomething #brand #fitnessblog #fitnessblogger #cheatday #cheatdayeats #binge
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Share your own honesty next week, and join the conversation.