Seriously. The whole idea of debating which discipline is more beneficial to society than the other is ridiculous. Why do you need such a debate to begin with? Do you genuinely believe you're better than other people just because, say, you study biochemistry instead of art history? Or that you're more "enlightened" than the rest of … Continue reading Short Note: Science VS Art
Considering that for many people I know, this is the pivotal year regarding university admissions I figured this would be a good video to watch. Lex is right. Just because you don't get into your first choice, or even your safety school, doesn't mean you have to succumb to futility and completely give up on life. If you have the drive to accomplish something, then you will always, always find a way. So often people simply don't ask people about their options and that is a big mistake. Ask. Find alternatives. But don't give in if things don't work out the way you thought they were going to. I've been there, and it sucks, but I was lucky enough to be given another chance. Not everyone gets that luxury but even then, it's not worth it to just give in. What's the point of working hard in school if you're just going to go, "screw it," and give up on everything. No. If it's a problem, there will always be a solution, and if it doesn't have a solution, then it isn't a problem. But if you're passionate enough about something, then don't allow yourself to give in.
I'm a terrible judge of time, so it helps that I measure the passage of time in terms of events. For instance, I only allowed myself to get excited about going to America once my history exam (which was the day of my flight by the way) was over and done with. Prior to that, … Continue reading The Great North American Tour – America!
The sudden realization that I am loved and cherished enough to be thrown a surprise birthday party for - no matter how late the realization - makes me so overwhelmed with happiness and gratitude. The fact that I have met two of my best friends for the first time, that I went to Boston and … Continue reading A reminder to myself