Winter Break: Hunter Mountain

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In my previous blog, I talked about the course of my life over the past several years and my fear of playing it too safe.  Ultimately, this fear lead me to explore a new path.

A year ago, I made the harsh decision to quit my career so I could move into a house with seven other strangers and take an adventure on a reality tv show.

That was one of the craziest decisions I ever made and now I get to share that experience with you.

You can watch all the drama that unfolds when you leave me and my seven roommates stranded in a cabin at Hunter Mountain, New York.

It’s winter break like you’ve never seen it before. You can expect plenty of partying, snowboarding (not by me lol), friendships (and lack there of), laughter, crying, and drama. I wanted adventure and I certainly got it.

So check us out on February 27 at 10:30/9:30c pm on MTV.

You can also stay up to date by checking out our official instagram at Winter Break.

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There Is No Wrong Decision

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In college I had a professor who was also the supervisor at my internship. Once she got to know me, she realized I overthink everything. I struggle with every decision I make.  I have to make a pros and cons list and argue both sides 5 times. I always think there is a better way to do something. I go over all the “what ifs” I can think of. I want critics and outside perspectives.

She was nothing like me. She was very calm and honestly, she probably got tired of my craziness. Every time I would start debating things, she would tell me, “There is no wrong decision. You make a decision and you make it right.”

Okay lady (major eye roll). For your information, it is worth it to write lists, over analyze, and drive yourself crazy because there actually are wrong decisions.

I never actually said that to her because she was my teacher and boss, but that’s what I thought the first 6 times she said it…..

And she kept saying it until I started to think (or maybe overthink) about it.

Now that a few years have gone by and I’ve changed as a person (kind of), I realized she was right.

There is no such thing as a wrong decision. When you have two options, you go with your gut. There is a reason you want to pick one over the other. Once a decision has been made, it’s done. There is no turning back. The only thing left to do is stick with your choice and ride it out.

Every choice I have made (whether I consider it good or bad) has brought me to where I am right now, which I believe is where I’m suppose to be.

So maybe if I debated a little more about some of my life choices, I would have came up with a better solution. Maybe I would have done things differently and could have avoided some heartbreaks and disappointment. But honestly, those things made me a better person. I had to experience some bad times to make me stronger and know myself better.

There is nothing wrong with making a decision or going for the things you want. You might not get the result you pictured, but you’ll get where you’re supposed to be..and that’s comforting to me.