“Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” -A.A. Milne
Hello, Dear Reader. I hate to be so direct, but I must immediately inform you that you have been tricked. The title of this article was strategically designed to play on your natural human curiosity, the very thing that drives education, philosophy, and perhaps even the force of civilization as we know it. In other … Continue reading You would NOT believe what happened to me when I got home today…!!(Not Clickbait)
Yes, everyone. I am going to be a stereotypical millennial and write about social media. I’ve been sitting on this topic for a while, because it’s a little overdone. There’s articles criticizing social media. There’s articles defending it. We talk about it until our mouths run dry and write about it until our fingers bleed. … Continue reading Social Media and Millennials Like Me
I am haunted by words. I used to think the dead were the only ones up for the task. But the ghost that follows me is no restless soul. It's just a two little words. Just an idea. Back in the days of junior high, there was a giant, cloth poster that hung in the … Continue reading Carpe Diem
Apoptosis: What I want all of my cells to do after studying biology for seven hours straight." -Me
I learned in class the other day that resumes can have entire sections for awards. Mine is blank. I never really get awards. I'm pretty sure I've been passed up for participation trophies. Other people seem to be constantly rewarded for, you know, existing. Anyways, I’m a little disappointed at this under recognition. I can … Continue reading I’m Such a Winner! Awards I’ve Won!
To-do lists are the bane of my existence. They’re long, they’re impossible, and every time you check something off, Boom! Another item is added to the list. Sound effects aside, I never realized how To-Do lists were actually discouraging my productivity. I always figured that at least having a list of things to do would … Continue reading Are To-Do Lists Hindering your Productivity?!?
“I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.” -Oscar Wilde
When my brother was a toddler and I was even younger, my mother decided to take a parenting class. She, a special education teacher for ten years, who knew more about behavior management than most and successfully taught students of all kinds took a parenting class. My brother and I are assholes, obviously, but that’s … Continue reading I think I have a Problem: An autobiography
You can prepare. You can read articles about organization, you can buy healthy food, you can try all you want, but the first week of school never turns out how you want it. It’s always the same: utter insanity. It’s an avalanche of new expectations, reconnecting with old friends, establishing study habits, and trying to … Continue reading Time Management & Other Personal Failures