Bright Places

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

Dear Me, What I would really like to know is if you’re still in love with the boy you met back in February when the...

First of all, I think everyone who writes occasionally can agree that including writing in your daily routine can be quite a challenge. We...

Dear 12-year-old me: 1. Your current friends will change. They will mature, and you will find the right people to surround yourself with. 2. You don’t...

There is one key ingredient to getting fit: having fun! You won't continue a sport that you don't really enjoy. I know it is...

By definition, divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body, but the truth is that the dictionary...

Dear Future Me, I hope you’re happy. Yes, happy—and passionate, full of creative energy. Whether that energy translates into your writing or any other artistic...

“People you can always turn to, and if you don’t know where you are, family is always there.” According to a nine-year-old, this is the...

In Germany, Christmastime is the time of the year when you bake and eat a lot of cookies. One of my favorite Christmas foods...

Periods are messy. Periods destroy underwear. Periods can hurt. Periods are inconvenient. Periods take up time. Actually, an average woman spends a total of 6.25...

My name is Kaelin, and I'm a 17-year-old high school senior, and I've lived the entirety of my short life in Southern California. Although...

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The trailer for Moana is finally here! I've been looking forward to seeing Disney's princess from the Pacific Islands on the big screen, and I'm...