psychology Category

#CommutingWhileFemale – Part I

Disclaimer: Before you start to assume that this is some anti-male radical feminist piece – it’s not. This is a piece about common human decency.  I am the only girl of two brothers – one older, and one younger. I started to play soccer when I was 5 years old, and found myself gravitating to […]

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How Reading Helped Save Me

I am a bookworm. My mom is an avid reader, however, we have entirely different interests when it comes to reading. I started reading for leisure purposes in high school. I’m pretty sure the first series I read that got me interested in books was Twilight – I know, judge me. While this writing wasn’t […]

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Change Your Thoughts: Renew Your Motivation

It’s been over a month since I last published a piece on here, and every time a hiatus like this occurs, I am compelled to explain myself as if anyone even cares. We tend to feel responsible to explain to people what’s going on in our lives when we have decided to make it public. […]

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The Importance of Likability

There are two types of people: those who experienced their glory days in high school, and those who experienced an endless nightmare. People will say that college is a “fresh start” in terms of establishing your status and persona amongst your peers. You no longer have to worry about the football captain throwing spitballs in […]

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Authenticity in Social Media: Influencers, Paid Media, & Relentless Marketing

“Social media is more about sociology and psychology than it is about technology” –Brian Solis You love it. You hate it. You run away from it. You run back to it. It’s made your life better. It’s made your life worse. Social media is… complicated. As someone who has: read a handful of books, completed […]

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The 10 Most Important Life Lessons I’ve Learned at 25

  ****You are the average of the five people you surround yourself with**** – This has been the most important lesson I have learned over the past few years especially. I’ve learned that it is OKAY to eliminate people from your life, or take a step back from them if you feel they are not […]

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Stubborn People Are Already Dying

You know the kind of people I appreciate? The ones where you call them out on their not-so-complimentary characteristics and/or behaviors and they actually own up to it. What is that called again? Honesty? Self-awareness? Compliant? Naturally, we do not want to be wrong; we don’t want someone to challenge our beliefs, to question our actions, […]

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