When I was browsing for classes to take this semester I came across an upper level course examining the American Horror Film. I’ve always been a fan of the genre and I’ve written a few short horror stories myself so this class was an exciting prospect for me. We are in our fifth week now… Read More Horror Movies: What Spooks You?
The universe was against me briefly yesterday and I got pretty wrapped up in its negativity. Three printers at my campus failed to print some documents I needed to read on the way home. It never happened before and I was in the state of mine where one thinks: Of Course this would happen. Nothing can… Read More Poetry Transforms Insignificant Moments Into Lyrical Meditations
I’ve posted a lot about the importance of setting a routine and planning ahead, but I have failed to follow my own advice in a “do as I say not as I do” kind of way. It hasn’t been intentional. I went into this semester with a positive attitude determined to use all the tools… Read More Chaos Is My Constant
Since I moved in August my commute from school has more than doubled. I have two night classes this year that don’t end until 9:45 PM. Throughout the day I would obsess about how late I would be getting home, how little time to myself I’d have, and how little I’d sleep. Each time it… Read More Perspective Is Key
Growing up I always envied anyone who had a clear idea of what they wanted to do from childhood. A few years ago I worked with someone who discovered his passion for playing the trombone at a young age and dedicated his life to it. One time he was kind enough to give me a… Read More It’s Okay If You Don’t Know
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This topic comes with a lot of anxiety for me. For a long time I highly doubted that I would make it through my twenties without killing myself so financial planning was never a real concern. Now I’m approaching the end of my twenties and apprehensive of a future where I’m fifty or sixty… Read More Financial Planning: Oh $#&@!
I’m not sure where I originally read it, but curiosity led me to an article at Business Insider written by Drake Baer which linked back to Brené Brown’s exceptional Ted Talk on Vulnerability. If you can spare twenty minutes, I highly recommend spending it listening to this Ted Talk. Brown introduces this amazing phrase that will make… Read More The Story I’m Making Up Is…..