Bright Places

Wander the world. Make it lovely. Leave something behind.

Collaborative Post with Direct Blinds It rolls around every year: exam season. The increased amount of pressure and stress has caused the number of university...

Dear 18-year-old me, Hola, amiga, how ya’ doing? I believe you survived high school. Congrats. However, today I lay on my bed perplexed. For whenever...

You can tell me that it sucks or that it’s not fair. You might even tell me that it’s just plain sad. But I’m...

New year, new me, right? If I had to take a guess (or speak from previous experience), I’d say about 3% of people carry...

Dear Past Version of Me, Don’t worry, we’re still alive. You didn’t think we were ever going to see this day, and you had almost...

Everyone tells you to appreciate being young, to enjoy school because you will miss it once it’s over. We, however, of course know better,...

Dear Me That I’ve Never Met, I may look like you. I may speak like you. I may act like you. I may be you....

The beginning of this wander needs context. First, wanderings happened with a best friend. Whenever she and I had planned a wandering, I would...

Dear Nilanjana Rai, Hi, hope you are doing fine. I believe you are either A) eating at the cafeteria alone -- which is not because...

Dear future me, I don’t know if you will ever read this or even be alive to read this, but I’m going to write it...