The Procrastinator’s Guide to an Existential Crisis

Written By: AnnaTheCoffeeAddict, certified Procrastinator Step Number One: Visualize all of the tasks you have to do today.  Go in depth!  Imagine what you need to do to complete each one, and how much time it will all take.  Do this until you start to feel a creeping anxiety about finishing everything. Step Number Two: … Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Guide to an Existential Crisis

I need a Break, College Lifestyle Blogs.

It’s 3 AM.  Again.  And, shit, you have a nine AM.  Also, that professor takes attendance.  You have no choice.  You will have to your drag your sleepy brain to class with the coffee as strong as you can possibly take it.  And then after that, you can’t take a nap because you have something … Continue reading I need a Break, College Lifestyle Blogs.

Are To-Do Lists Hindering your Productivity?!?

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?!?

Time Management & Other Personal Failures

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

I Ended it…with Netflix

It's time to eat Ben & Jerry's with streaks of mascara running down your face.  There's a serious, official break-up of a long-term relationship today.  It’s over with Netflix and me.  I can’t bear the strains of this one-sided relationship anymore.  I know, I know, it’s hard to believe; everything seemed so stable from the … Continue reading I Ended it…with Netflix

Eating Healthy At School: What I’ve Learned so far

  I live in an on-campus apartment at my university.  I love it, but there is one catch. I have to feed myself.  I’m a busy girl, what to do?  Order a bunch of pizza and sadly wallow in its cheese-y goodness?  Or step up my game? Honestly, it depends on the day.  Still, most … Continue reading Eating Healthy At School: What I’ve Learned so far

Studying in College: What You Don’t Know

I was a good student in high school, and I like to think I’m one in college, too.  This said, there’s some not-so-subtle differences in studying for each level.  Here’s some tips I learned (mostly the hard way) during freshman year. Sleep is important. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again.  Sleep in … Continue reading Studying in College: What You Don’t Know

My Heavy Heart

Today my heart is heavy.  Today I mourn the loss of an activist.  Today, I will use my voice to speak out against the racism and violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is no way to behave, as human beings.  The racist acts in Charlottesville are ripping apart our melting pot, our beautiful … Continue reading My Heavy Heart

The College Advice you Really Need

Ok friends, first of all, I want you to know it nearly 1:00 in the morning and I am just now beginning to write this post.  Interesting things happen at one am.  Like deep talk, weird snack cravings, and laughing at a solid brick wall for no real reason. Today, tonight, this morning, or whatever, … Continue reading The College Advice you Really Need

Punch your Mind in the Face and other Necessary Advice

“Something punched my mind in the face.” -They Might Be Giants, in I Love you for Psychological Reasons I was listening to music today and fell upon some inspiration for this blog post. It’s the above quote, in case you were wondering.  I was thinking about how well I relate to that sentiment.  Something punching … Continue reading Punch your Mind in the Face and other Necessary Advice