Monthly Archives: October 2010

True Colors: Are You Gold?

We’ve all heard Phil Collins “True Colors” song (or perhaps Cindy Lauper’s faded rendition)–it’s even been sung on Glee. I think the song has a wonderful message that reminds us to love every person just the way that they are; … Continue reading

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Love Actually…in College

He’s just not that into you. Or is he? College dating life is so puzzling to me—if that’s what you could even call it. Everyone has such a separate agenda and just when you think you’ve found something special, the … Continue reading

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The Sunny Set: #39, #40

I’ve always felt like it was a privilege to be an American citizen. We have so many blessings that are so easy to take for granted; the freedom to speak, the freedom to practice religion, and the  freedom to vote … Continue reading

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A Reason to Live in Chili

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGecqHnN2gQ&feature=channel] Sometimes I feel like I’m in my own mine at UCLA. While living here is always entertaining, it can be difficult to keep up with the “outside world.” I rarely watch TV (my main source of news) so it … Continue reading

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Weather Report: Week 14

Before I begin, I’d like to make the announcement that I finally got a new laptop! And it’s pink, of course. I’ve broken up with my ex-laptop of four years and I’m so excited to get involved with my new … Continue reading

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Sunny Star: Candice Brown

I first met Candice Brown in our public speaking class. Even though she told the class that she was deathly afraid of speaking in front of an audience (as is 75% of the population!), she wowed us with her words—teaching … Continue reading

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Collect Up Your Joy

Owls. Cars. I Love Lucy. What do all of these things have in common? They are collectibles! I recently read in The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin that collecting a special type of memento can add extra joy to our … Continue reading

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The Sunny Set: #211

It is because of one book and one man that I finally got the courage to recognize and admit my hopes of becoming a motivational speaker. Before reading Jack Canfield’s book, The Success Principles, I had always thought that lavish … Continue reading

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Be a Happiness Helper

There’s nothing like waking up in your own bed at home. If you do it every day, you probably think nothing of it. But this was the first morning in a long time that I woke up in my canopy … Continue reading

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Weather Report: Week 13

Summer, winter, rain, or shine, the Sunny Girl is happy all the time! Okay, I’m not always this giddy, I’ve always just remembered this slogan since I used it in my fourth grade campaign (which was unsuccessful by the way—perhaps … Continue reading

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