Saturday, August 19, 2017

Effort Does Not Always Have to Be a Burden

Trips to RIMAC never fail to be brutal. Due to my butterfly-like upper body strength and feeble motivation, I end up halfheartedly wheezing through routines. I swear to myself that I will not be...

Change That I Can’t Really Believe In

As expected, New Year’s Day was heralded by brightly optimistic pledges and resolutions with a flurry of skepticism in return. In spite of all the holiday spirit, though, I stray away from the idea...

Don’t Let Familiarity Breed Contempt

An unusually frigid November morning and my own dubiously graceful antics recently conspired to sideline me for the better part of a week. After my lazy attempt to exit my bed ended up in...

“The Struggle” Might Just Be Real

Given the amount I complain on a daily basis, one would think I was being exposed to linear algebra, nails on a chalkboard and spinach all at once. And yet, my most pressing first-world...

Stress is Not Always Solved by Snacking

Exam season is always a trying time, and it’s made worse by balancing pointless history essays with studying for chemistry. Lunch is skipped, sleep is short, and eyes are red. In my case, I...

Guilt By Association Gets You Out of Bed

When the young and naive me first learned how to use my phone’s alarm clock, I was overjoyed. Instead of beeping obnoxiously, the system would serenade me with my favorite jams. It only took...