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
Anyone who has been thirteen (or currently is) knows that a crisis begins around this age. Okay, well, a lot of crises, but I’m going to focus on one, because I’m not looking to write a 500 page book on the subject of early teenage crises. This crisis is one of identity. It’s that awful … Continue reading Yes, That Too.
Hey everyone! I have had an insanely busy past two weeks, and it's not over yet. I'm sorry for posting sparingly; I've been thinking about my blog constantly, but I haven't had much time to write. To make it up to you, I'm posting a lovely fall story I wrote for my fiction writing class … Continue reading The Moon, the Lake, and Lydia
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
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!
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
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
Hey! Just checking in with a little listicle about friendship. Without further ado, here are the 7 different types of friends. The One You’ve Known Forever This friendship is at least a decade old. You know everything about this friend, and they know everything about you. Chances are, they’ve spent way too much time in … Continue reading The 7 Different Types of Friends