Dear small me, I generally avoid giving advice – I usually manage to spill coffee on myself on a weekly basis, and sometimes I forget to look before I cross the street. But I’ve made it this far, and, seeing as I’m about to turn twenty, I’m going to give you, young me, some advice … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Younger Self
It’s Facebook official: I am the most awkward person in human history. I have few talents, but I’d have to say that making people generally uncomfortable in my presence is my specialty. What, you ask, has spurred from within me this God-ordained proclamation? Yet another social interaction in which I made everything awkward and terrible. … Continue reading It’s Facebook Official
About six months ago, I went through an especially painful breakup with Netflix. I swore my ex off, lamenting all the time I lost in my less-than rewarding relationship. In short, I wanted my productivity back. The result? At first, it wasn’t revolutionary. I spent much of the time I would’ve spent binge-watching shows scrolling … Continue reading My Imaginary Pigeon
Indecision was tearing through my core. I was standing in the home goods section of the department store, face to face with every shower curtain design known to mankind. I licked my lips and stared vacantly, unable to register the sheer amount of bathroom décor before my own eyes. “We don’t have all day,” … Continue reading Why I, an Adult, Have a Ducky Shower Curtain
I used to believe in the power of social media. I remember my mother, smiling, on the day that marriage equality was legalized across all fifty states. She told me that social media had done it, that Facebook and Twitter, of all platforms of communication, had saved the day. We were all thinking it. Looking … Continue reading On Incubators, Citizenship, and Quiet December Evenings
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
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
It’s 3 AM. Again. And, shit, you have a nine AM. Also, that professor takes attendance. You have no choice. You will have to your drag your sleepy brain to class with the coffee as strong as you can possibly take it. And then after that, you can’t take a nap because you have something … Continue reading I need a Break, College Lifestyle Blogs.
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?!?