Recent college graduate trying to process life and have fun along the way.
What set apart Apple, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Wright brothers from the rest of the population? In his 18 minute talk, leadership expert Simon Sinek explained what makes great leaders effective and memorable.
What makes us feel good about our work? Behavioral economist Dan Ariely's third TED Talk outlined a few experiments he conducted to better understand what motivates us as workers.
Every year Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc., flood with the slogan "New Year, New Me." People plan for their new self with healthy recipes, following exercise accounts, and making a new Instagram for their health transformation. Working hard to create new beneficial habits is admirable and wise; as long as it's approached in a healthy way, it's more than good.
Studying abroad is a life-changing undertaking that seriously everyone should do in college. However, there are a lot of little mistakes made once the process is begun and once your feet hit the ground. Here are a few specific and general things to know before taking off.
The first two articles in the series are available here and here. Please read them before continuing. -Calva. -Que? -Cal-va.
The first article in the series is available here. Please read it before continuing. As I finished middle school and started high school, my trich went through a roller coaster of ups and downs. Sometimes, I didn't pull much at all. Sometimes, I couldn't stop and would pull out substantial sections at a time. I recall one family gathering where I cleared out a section the size of a dime in less than an hour and a half. Despite my times of self-restraint (or lack of interest in pulling), my hair and eyelashes never came back full strength; I never stopped enough to make a real difference.
I remember the first time I pulled out a hair. I was 10 years old, and my mother and I were reading books on the couch. I was surprised by the way the root looked: cylindrical and white except for the black dot on the very end. My mom told me to stop. I ignored her.
In the spring of 2017, I had two sweaters, four shirts, three pairs of pants, a jumpsuit, and three pairs of shoes. I didn't wear it all.