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
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?
When everyone came back from Christmas break I felt a little lost and out of place. Everyone seemed to be solidifying their lives and then there was me. Exchange program applications were due in December and by January people began to discuss how different their lives might be next year. I’m staying in Ottawa next year. I felt… Continue reading Stuck on Life
Yes, I am time travelling a couple days into the future (in my current mindset it is already 2015) to report on the state of my resolutions. Be Healthier I had nachos for breakfast. That has cheese, therefore it meets some kind of dairy requirement for the day right? Complete with salsa which strikes off the… Continue reading So far in 2015
Even when I was a kid I thought I was a grown up. I know now that’s not true; I’m still in the process of blossoming, of blooming, of decaying, and rejuvenating. Just like every other person on the planet I’ll be doing this dance for my entire life. Birthdays may mark the years, but… Continue reading Growing Up Sam
Are we out of the woods yet? Better yet do we want to get out? Life is like a forest, in fact my tumblr blog description states outright my desire to navigate the twists and turns of life. And yes, before we go any further the title of this post was inspired by a TSwift… Continue reading Are We Out Of The Woods Yet?
It’s October; I cannot believe it. Granted it’s only the third today of the month but still, a whole four weeks have passed by and so much has happened. I’m quite sure that I’ve reevaluated my life a hundred times over since the last time I wrote a blog post; however, I will not bore… Continue reading It’s October