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Comfort and Happiness

“Somewhere along the line we seem to have confused comfort with happiness” - Dean Karnazes I am a huge believer in being comfortable. Growing up, I struggled with being uncomfortable in my own clothes and skin most of the time. I now know that I was likely working through some undiagnosed ADHD resulting in sensory… Continue reading Comfort and Happiness

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Syllabus Day

I don’t about you, but I always hated syllabus day in college. Many students see this day as a blow off day when no real work is done, but I always left each class feeling perpetually overwhelmed. To me, syllabus day was class after class full of seemingly endless tasks to be completed by the… Continue reading Syllabus Day

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Quality Over Quantity

After spending the weekend with my long distance best friend who came to visit me I am left feeling happy and blessed. It got me thinking about how we spend our time with those we love. I cherish every time my friend comes down and I don’t want to waste a minute of our precious… Continue reading Quality Over Quantity

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Mindfulness

Live in the present. Today I am enthralled with the concept of mindfulness. It is the concept of being completely consumed with the present with a heightened awareness of your surroundings. This state of mindfulness should not be confused with a time when you notice every little thing that is wrong, because it is not… Continue reading Mindfulness