Nothing but Time

Contrary to what it may seem, I’m terrible at time management. I only know how to operate in two modes: I Have So Much Work to Do I Have Literally No Free Time, and I Have Nothing but Free Time and Can’t Do Any Work at All. The names are, I think, pretty self explanatory….

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being Alone

I’ve never been good at being friendly. At the beginning of every school year since 6th grade I’ve promised myself I’d talk to more people and make more friends, and every year I broke that promise. College life, with its more nebulous social scene, has relieved a lot of that pressure for me, but it…

If You Knew Me in High School, I’m Sorry

Where is this apology coming from? With the end of another year at college, I’ve spent some time thinking about how much (or how little) I’ve changed. As most of us experience, sometimes I feel like a beautifully mature, updated version of myself, almost unrecognizable from my past self/selves, and sometimes I feel like I…

Insomnolence

My relationship with sleep is complicated. When we’re together, it’s great. I forget all of my troubles (real, exaggerated, or otherwise), I feel completely relaxed, and occasionally I hit the perfect amount of sleep and wake up feeling like a superhumanly energized (how I imagine yoga instructors to feel everyday). But most nights play out…