What teenage girl hasn't dreamed about being famous?
Having other people look up to you and feeling like your voice matters.
I sure have.
We live in such a technologically advanced country that interacting with millions of people is possible through so many different social media apps and websites. Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter.
I've always wanted to go online, on youtube or instagram, and just speak. Have my voice put out there for others to agree or disagree with. I wanted to share my opinons, my stories, and my advice for others.
Growing up as being the eldest child, you pretty much had learn what to do and what not to do through trial and error. I've never had an older cousin I was close with or an older friend who gave me advice about life.
This was especially hard in the begining. Being a 6 year old filipino immigrant, I had to go through school not knowing American culture. I learned how to be a friend, how to be a student, and how to be an athlete through my mistakes. I learned through many failures what it takes to accomplish a goal.
Maybe that's why I've always felt the strong need to help others. Because I know what it feels like not knowing what to do. Not knowing how to study for a test, not knowing how to help a depressed friend, not knowing what to do to have a happy outcome.
When vlogging and being a youtuber became a social epidemic, I was sure that was the best way for me to get my voice out there. I mean how easy is that? Just press record and speak... Well then I realized I didn't have anything intresting to record. So when Ms. Riley, my tenth grade English teacher assigned us a social media unit, I was more than ecstatic. We started off with podcasts and then moved into blogs and after blogs we'd do vlogs. I thought that this was the perfect time to start my vlogging career.
Until we started doing blogs.
I've heard of blogs before, I follow many of them myself. But I never would've thought they were "my type". They just seemed too adult-y. Something my mom would do. I've never been a passionate writer, so I assumed consistantly keeping a blog would've be a pain. And who's really gonna sit down and read my blogs anyways?
But I fell in love with it in the most unexpected time.
I absolutely love blogging. Coming home after a stressful day at school and just share my thoughts with you guys. Knowing my posts can help you guys in some way, shape, or form. So if you've been saying "Oh my gosh, Rianne's post are so lengthy." Then know it's because I'm passionate about each and every topic I blog about. I like taking my time to write, edit, revise, and take photos for each blog post in hopes that it helps you when you need it.
So thank you, for letting my voice be heard.
Rianne Del Carmen
My biggest goal in life is to just live it. To enjoy every moment and find the beauty in all things. So I write to inspire others. Not to just enjoy life but to better themselves. To become a better student, a happier person, and a more loving human. With tips and stories, I hope to help you through all the rough edges.