Wallflower Syndrome, or: Youth, Know Thyself

This past weekend I was reflecting on my job search strategies and current prospects. After doing some mental gymnastics (mirrored in the furrows of my brow), I turned to my significant other and asked if he thought I was lacking in tangible, real-world skills and this was the reason behind my lack of motivation to…

The Nourishing Power of Quotes

I have oft had cause to feel downhearted, for one reason or another, in the depths of Canadian winter. Brain functioning, pleasure, and physical energies all seem to plummet when the temperatures dive into the negatives and the sun is an infrequent visitor to the sky. Thankfully, quotes from famous authors, thinkers, and philosophers are…

I’m so #Social and the #Holiday #Break

First off, I’d like to wish everyone safe travels, happy holidays, and a wonderful New Year! This will be my final post until 2014, and I’ve taken a silent vow to try and avoid Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and all my other social media outlets as well. (Though I’ll still be checking email on a daily…

Too Much Introspection

I must confess to any and all of my readers; I’m a little bit obsessed, a little bit over thinking, pretty much everything in my life right now. And it wears at me. Why can’t you just be happy? I chastise myself. What’s wrong with you that you can’t just relax? There are brief moments…