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Good Reads: Trauma Survivors and Overworking

Good Reads: Trauma Survivors and Overworking

I really enjoyed reading Tanya Paperny’s article at The Atlantic. Paperny asks whether trauma survivors throw themselves in work to cope with their past experience. In my personal experience, it’s true that some of the most accomplished people use work as a form of escapism. Totally […]

Quick Tips on How to Prevent Oversleeping and Stay Awake

Quick Tips on How to Prevent Oversleeping and Stay Awake

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that 1 in 3 adults in America don’t get enough sleep. But what if you’re dealing with the reverse issue of oversleeping? For a few of us, sleep is a form of escapism. The mantra goes: if […]

Scared to Start Over? It’ll All Be Okay.

Scared to Start Over? It’ll All Be Okay.

However, it’s never too late to reinvent yourself. While you might be scared that it’s already too late, since you’ve invested all this time and energy, consider our parents, grandparents, or their forefathers. As immigrants to an entirely new country, they certainly held that fear. […]

Study Abroad: Being Uncomfortable Helped Me Grow

Study Abroad: Being Uncomfortable Helped Me Grow

In college, I was deadset on working in foreign affairs and international development up until my senior year. Personally, it meant for me planning-participating in Model UN conferences, going after as many internships as possible and gaining more experiences abroad. In fact, I devoted quite […]