Archives for September 2012

Living for the Present Vs. Living in the Past

I’ll admit, I’m a very sentimental person. I get nostalgic all the time. Since I live in the same town where I went to college, I’m often hit with bursts of nostalgia. One quick drive through my college campus is enough to make me teary as I remember all of the great times I had […]

Gym Etiquette…It's a Thing

In life, there are certain unspoken and understood rules that people follow. For example, you stay to the right when you’re walking down the hall. Another example: you (should) stay in the right lane if you drive slowly and then allow others to pass you on the left. Another one? You always ask before taking […]

What Kim Kardashian Taught Me About My Life Plans

I have a weird habit. I always count the hours of sleep I’ll get when I’m getting into bed. I figure out how many hours of sleep I’ll get if I fall asleep right that second. It’s a weird little quirk, but I’ve always done it. Sadly, a recent episode of “Keeping Up with the […]

Four Ways to Cope with Rejection (Using "The X Factor" As Your Guide)

Last night I watched The X Factor for the first time. Normally I don’t get into those competition shows. American Idol never did much for me, and I can’t even tell you the difference between So You Think You Can Dance? and America’s Got Talent. But I tuned in to The X Factor to see […]

How Britney Spears Would Be Different If She Became Famous in 2012

Sometimes I think about the “golden days” of middle school and high school. Times were simpler then. If you had a crush, you had to call his house and run the risk of his parents answering the phone. If you were feeling emo, there was always an away message and some song lyrics to express […]