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.
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 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?!?
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 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