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

Yes, That Too.

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.

The Moon, the Lake, and Lydia

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

Social Media and Millennials Like Me

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’m Such a Winner! Awards I’ve Won!

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!

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

The 7 Different Types of Friends

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

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