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
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
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
“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” – Maya Angelou
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
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