A co-worker presented me with the book Please Stop Laughing at Me by Jodee Blanco. The novel is about the author’s personal bullying experience. It instantly piqued my interest. As I started reading, though, I wasn’t sure if it was a novel I wanted to continue reading. It wasn’t because I struggled to get into the book or I… Continue reading Please Stop Laughing at Me || Book Commentary
In a world where everyone is attached to numbers, defining success can be challenging. Scott Westerfeld published the book Extras, the fourth book in his Uglies series, in 2007. Extras tells the story of a world where literally everything is a popularity contest. It’s exactly like the online world of social media today. In 2007, Twitter was in its infancy, Instagram… Continue reading Your Success Is Not Measured By Your Followers
Back in December, I posted about my Four in the Morning Brain. Since that post, I’ve been taking active steps to understand anxiety and alleviate it as much as possible. The first step to ridding anxiety is understanding it. I’m currently reading Finding Serenity in the Age of Anxiety. It’s an interesting read for anyone else… Continue reading It Didn’t Work
I spend eight hours a day sitting at a desk — one-third of my day — and I spend six to eight hours sleeping, depending on the night. Let’s just assume I sleep eight hours on most nights. I enjoy sleep, for I consider my dreams more entertaining than most movies. That leaves me with… Continue reading Where is the TIME?!