This blog has been neglected for the entirety of my senior year at Simmons College. With research, courses, applications for graduate schools, and planning for graduation, I just didn’t have time to dedicate to writing and sharing my thoughts the way I had been for almost a year. But after graduation, I felt that familiar… Continue reading Combining My Passions: Ladies and Brains
In the Natick Mall, and other select locations around the United States, there resides a small shop called Marbles: The Brain Store. I have overheard many passersby muttering questioningly, “What on Earth is a ‘brain store’?” and customers showing general confusion regarding its existence. Well, in my humble opinion, a brain store could be the… Continue reading What is a Brain Store?
After the holiday season when the lights and trees are taken down and the world is covered by a thick layer of literal and figurative ice, it can be tough for a lot of people. Without the holiday cheer, winter can be slightly dreadful, especially for those without a significant other dreading the quickly approaching… Continue reading Tips to Live Happier
“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the [person] that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink;… Continue reading Perseverance
Too many times in my life I have encountered people who have limited (or no) knowledge about the topics that I am passionate about and find invaluable in daily life, and I’m sure you have too. Everyone has ideas, topics, and philosophies that they would like more people to understand and appreciate. For me, two… Continue reading Resolve to Advocate and Educate in 2015
Starting this blog, I have spent a good deal of time considering what I will write about. I can only write about what I know, and something that I know (too much) about is pressure; the pressure to get good grades, to speak the best, to cooperate the best, to be the best test-taker, to… Continue reading Pressure
This is not some huge philosophical question (although I am thinking about those more and more thanks to my Philosophy of Mind class). Why am I here? Why did I create a blog? For an extremely long time I have been present on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc. But I have… Continue reading Why Am I Here?