A New Direction for CleansetheLens

Lately, I have been feeling lost with this blog. I don’t know here it’s heading and I’ve hit writer’s block. I started CleansetheLens with deep sentiments that I needed to express, but there are only so many posts of that nature that I can write. I am only 16 years old, and I still have much more life to experience in order to keep writing … Continue reading A New Direction for CleansetheLens

Why I’m Going Cruelty-Free with my Beauty Products

This past week, I have made the decision to go 100% cruelty-free with my beauty and hygienic products, and I hope to expand this to other purchases of mine as well. I have done a lot of research, and I am confident that I can find alternatives to my current products that are not only more ethical, but also more natural. Continue reading Why I’m Going Cruelty-Free with my Beauty Products

 Live a level 10 life

It has been suggested that there are four different types of learners. People learn verbally, visually, through reading/writing,or through action. I’ve always been a visual learner. I understand things best when they are interpreted into a graph or chart. I incorporate this inside as well as outside of school. To measure myself as a person and of my growth, I like to create charts. I … Continue reading  Live a level 10 life

Participation Awards

Participation awards… they’re commonly seen as things to give out just so every kid goes home feeling great about themselves. In a way, this is kind of true, because without it kids will feel inferior to others beginning at a young age. For a while now, many people have stated that these awards should not be given out to kids for the simple reason that … Continue reading Participation Awards

Being Alone vs. Being lonely

There is a common misconception that being alone and being lonely are the same thing. I used to believe this as well; I would feel incomplete without my friends with me. However, I’ve learned that there is nothing wrong with wanting to be alone somtimes. For introverts like me, being alone re-energizes you and your mental state; so that later on, you are able to … Continue reading Being Alone vs. Being lonely