An insane person came up with the idea that 18-year-olds should decide what they want to do with the rest of their lives. It baffles me that at such a young age we are expected to figure out what we want to major in and where we will go to school to learn that major. … Continue reading I’m Outta Here…But to Where?
I’m not a bitch. Really. But a few friends told me before they knew me, they thought I was a bitch. I wouldn’t say hi or smile when I passed by. I guess I really do have “resting bitch face.” Now my friends know that I would rather eat worms marinated in sewage sludge than … Continue reading Do I Look Like a Bitch to You?
If you’re an introvert like me, you may find yourself scrolling through Instagram as you wait for class to begin to discourage an acquaintance from making small talk with you. Or, if you aren’t an introvert, you may wonder how someone can tweet so comically but you hardly hear him or her utter a word … Continue reading Do Introverts Rely Too Much on Social Media?
Journalists do interviews. Introverts don’t like to approach strangers, let alone ask questions that might make those strangers uncomfortable. But I’m an introverted journalism major. How’s that for irony? You might think introverts can't be journalists because for us, talking to new people is extremely difficult. But introverts have methods of surviving interviews. I once discussed … Continue reading How does an introvert thrive as a journalist?
Hello friends, Well that was a really long hiatus I took. Long story short, this semester has just been rough and I always lose my motivation at this time of year. It may be spring, but it is snowing and bitter cold outside where I am right now. But I'm back, and I thank you … Continue reading How I Handle Anxiety
I love comfort. I mean, not many people don't enjoy being comfortable, I guess unless they are masochistic or something. But that's beside the point. When I'm at school, I'm constantly thrown out of my comfort zone by talking to new people, doing work I'm not confident in doing, being stressed constantly. Therefore, I relish in … Continue reading Comforting Things
So you may recall from my last post that I was struggling with a rather persistent worsening of anxiety. I did end up trying some medication, but that only lasted for a few days because I'm terrified of medicine. This isn't to scare anyone away from it; I know it can do great things for people. … Continue reading Update