Midweek Meditation: Is Changing the World Even Possible?

I was sitting in class yesterday with what felt like the weight of the world on my shoulders. We were in the middle of a discussion about the U.S. prison system and the infinite ways it could be changed for the better. Somewhere in the middle of it all I couldn’t help but think, “Is it even worth trying to fix this mess? Continue reading “Midweek Meditation: Is Changing the World Even Possible?”

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Midweek Meditation: Why I’ve Been Dreading Graduation

Its only September and my mind is already in overdrive thinking about a day that’s still 8 months away: Graduation. Continue reading “Midweek Meditation: Why I’ve Been Dreading Graduation”

2 Quick Tips On How to Avoid Burnout This Semester

For some of us the new school year has begun, which means new notebooks, fresh paper and shiny new pens. If your anything like me the new-school-year excitement is likely to soon fade into stress and exhaustion. Its easy to let reading assignments, papers and general school anxiety bury us and become overwhelming… unless we do something to avoid it. Continue reading “2 Quick Tips On How to Avoid Burnout This Semester”

5 Things I Learned From My NYC Move

Moving is never easy, especially in New York City. The amount of chaos here is on a whole different level. Even finding an apartment takes skills that I’m convinced only real New Yorkers even know exist (If you’ve ever tried to find housing here you already know exactly what I’m talking about!) These are just a few things that I learned from my battle to find my housing in this crazy city. Continue reading “5 Things I Learned From My NYC Move”