Letters From Exchange: The One Where I Write Myself a To-Do List

I think I'm actually starting this one by asking myself "what do I need to tell myself today?" I think I probably mostly need to tell myself to get out of bed, seeing as it's almost 6pm and all I've done is scroll through Tumblr and eat breakfast. I'd like to claim this happened maximum … Continue reading Letters From Exchange: The One Where I Write Myself a To-Do List

Forming an Opinion

How does one form opinions? Because apparently it is something I need to get better at. Recently I had to write some essays for my history classes, and some of the feedback I received was that, while my essay was good, I needed to have more of an opinion. The information should only be a … Continue reading Forming an Opinion

How Being an Avid Fiction Reader Can Make You Feel Dumb

Before I knew it it was four in the morning and I had to be up in six hours and I simply didn't care. I momentarily thought about going back to that academic reading since I was now so awake, but I knew it wouldn't work. I knew that my energy was really adrenaline from the plot, and that no matter how much I live and love to learn, working-class politics of Victorian London was not going to inspire the same kind of focus and alertness in me as Dashner's plot twists. And to be honest, I felt a little dumb for it.