Showing posts from February, 2017

25 Journaling Prompts

Journaling is fun and is proven (by me and some scientific studies that I am too lazy to look up) to improve your mental health. So you should do it more! And today, I am gonna make it easier for you to be mentally healthier. 
2. write about where you want to be in 5 years... GOALS!!!
3. letter to your future self
4. collage random papers you have
5. write a poem about your feelings at the moment
6. playlists for random feelings you have
7. write about your day
8. write about a book/movie/podcast/song you have been LOVING recently
9. write out all the lyrics to your favorite song in an artsy way to please thy aesthetic.
10. plan something you wanna do
11. research something that interests you (or something that makes you REALLY bored that you have to do for school) and take notes on it
12. write a to-do list because you lost all other paper
13. write about politics so you get it out and don't end up offending your great aunt bertha at her next birthday…

My First Experience with Mock Trial

I had never done mock trial before this year. Mock trial has been one of the best experiences of my life and has helped me to discover a field that I might want to pursue a career in: law. I have learned so much about how the field of law works, what a lawyer does, and how a court case works. I would 10/10 recommend doing mock trial, even if you aren't considering the field of law.

I have gotten to know so many people who are older than me, whom I wouldn't have met if not working with them on mock trial. These people are cool individuals that have really contributed something to my life and definitely have taught me a thing or two about law. I have had some pretty fun times with my team so far and will be sad when the mock trial season comes to a close this year.

That being said, I have a few tips for anyone else just starting out with mock trial. I am the type of person that stresses over things a lot and overprepares, but also the type of person that when I struggle with so…