My Internal Monologue: Thoughts from the University Library

Hey everyone!  My roommate made me go with her to the library to study today.  I thought I'd provide some of my positive, uplifting thoughts I had during my visit. Enjoy. It’s really cold in here. Will this be on the exam? I doubt it, but if I don’t take notes on it, twenty bucks it … Continue reading My Internal Monologue: Thoughts from the University Library

It’s here.

It’s here.  It’s all-nighters, it’s textbooks, it’s blood, sweat, and tears. It’s realizing that there are a lot more people in your anatomy lecture than you ever guessed. It’s wondering where everyone staking out at the library has been all semester, and wishing they understood that the quiet floor means you can’t run your stupid … Continue reading It’s here.

My Personal Nuclear Disaster: A True Story

No one should have ever left me home alone in the first place.  It was a weight I was unprepared for, with a punishment so decisive and swift it would leave me devastated.  But I can’t go back in time.  I can’t change what I did.  And to this day, my mistakes haunt me. I … Continue reading My Personal Nuclear Disaster: A True Story

Are you there, Writing God? It’s me, Anna.

I didn’t want writing to be my hobby.  I wanted to like music; I wanted to play the guitar for an all-girl rock band, or paint, or design.  I wanted something else, anything else, in my heart. But none of those things were there.  Words were. So, much to the dismay of my mother, I … Continue reading Are you there, Writing God? It’s me, Anna.

You would NOT believe what happened to me when I got home today…!!(Not Clickbait)

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)

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