Sometimes it doesn’t matter what you know in your heart of hearts, doubt still finds a way to creep into your castle of strength and creativity. You are always your harshest critic. I know this all too well. Tonight had me questioning my ability to succeed in the English portion of my double major and though… Continue reading Doubt
There is something odd about this quality we call genius. It seems at once part of another plain of reality and yet present everywhere in this life. Now I do not wish to confuse genius with anything else such as beauty or magic, so without further ado I present to you a definition. According to the New Oxford… Continue reading What Price Genius?
Everyone is talking about it. You know what I’m talking about – admit it. The Fifty Shades Trilogy written by E.L. James has been making headlines ever since it experienced a spike in popularity around three years ago when its rights were bought by Vintage Books. Vintage, a subdivision of Random House, saw the books become a smash… Continue reading Fifty Shades of Curiosity and Controversy
In some situations I simply overreact and shut down. I avoid certain topics until it seems that the person asking me questions has moved on from waiting for my response. I have been working on remedying this trait, which strangely enough only often appears in social situations with close friends. Asking for help has never been my strong suit. I’m… Continue reading Good Enough?