Learning How To Have Fun in the Office

Photo Credit: Arnel Hasanovic, Unsplash.com Fun? In the office? I know many of you are thinking the same thing: fun in the office, with managers and the office grouch? Though it may seem impossible to have fun in the office on any given day, I'm…

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What Are Your 110s?

Photo Credit: Alexander Redl, Unsplash.com Growing up, much of my identity was rooted in athletics. If you were to have asked me who I am, I would've said a football player and a wrestler. Beyond simply being activities I did, these were ways my…

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Is Getting It Right Keeping You From Getting It Done?

Photo Credit: Giulia Bertelli, Unsplash.com Accepting Nothing Less There's a lot of romanticism that surrounds the idea of being single-mindedly driven towards our goal. We applaud and idolize stories of people who relentlessly pursued their dreams…

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FOMO: Focus On My Own

Photo Credit: Galen Crout, Unsplash.com I was quite lonely at the beginning of high school. I spent a lot of Saturday nights sitting at the desk in my room, fantasizing about the party I was missing. It made me feel a couple variations of sadness.…

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Round Dates Don’t Work

Photo Credit: Eric Rothermel, Unsplash.com So it’s the first of the month, or New Year’s day, or some other nice, clear point in time. Today's the day, you’re going to be up off the couch, eating right, and dropping that nasty smoking habit. Today's…

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Build Me Up

Photo Credit: Matheus Ferrero, Unsplash.com #Fail Self-deprecation's certainly in style. It seems that there's even a certain amount of pride in it, a one-upmanship to whoever has the best down. #fails and other self put-downs run rampant in both…

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Choosing Boredom Made It Less Boring

Photo Credit: Soroush Karimi, Unsplash.com While it's true that technology has greatly improved the baseline quality of human life, it hasn't come without its concessions. An increasing access to technology has been mirrored in an increasing…

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You Were Right, Ms. Harlowe

Photo Credit: Megan Soule, Unsplash.com Results Mindset In high school I was a straight-A student. It wasn’t as much as something I was aiming for as it was part of my identity. I grew up in an incredibly type-A atmosphere. The kind of culture that…

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The Murky Waters of “Should”

Photo Credit: Pablo Garcia Saldaña, Unsplash.com Approval Above Water Any port in a storm. Just as sailors will seek any form of shelter in a storm, people seek structure and dependability in times of uncertainty. One of the scariest things to say…

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The Curious Case of Doctor Strange

Photo Credit: Freddy Marschall, Unsplash.com Glass Case of Emotion Imagine the last time you were so indignant, so furious, so upset that that particular emotion was all you could see. Everything you saw probably felt like it had to pass through the…

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