As I sit in my favourite coffee shop trying to write this post, I’m coming to realize the frustrations of writer’s block. None of the topics I’m writing down seem to work. With my inspiration and creativity slowly winding down, I’ve come to realize that there really is no better time to relax and destress.
I’ve seen bad habits take control of my life in more than one way. As I’m sure many of you reading know, university hasn’t been anything short of stressful and anxiety inducing. We’ve all heard the about the freshman fifteen and maybe even the freshman thirty. Food can be a comforting companion to many
I was sitting in a coffee shop the other morning after a bike ride when I saw a man reading The Path by Christine Gross-Loh and Michael J. Puett. The book discusses the views of Chinese philosophers on how one can find and live “the good life.” Although I have yet to read it, I
Next week our fellow Marauders will be attending their convocation ceremony to celebrate both the past few years spent here and the new journey they are about to embark upon. As I get ready to enter my final year of undergrad, a bunch of different emotions and thoughts fill my head, some of which may
I volunteer for the Hospital Elderly Life Program, an initiative started to help prevent the development of delirium among elderly patients. Delirium is a state that some individuals develop once they’ve been in the hospital for an extended amount of time and have no real source of cognitive stimuli. As volunteers, we visit different patients
Whether it’s during the school year or summer break, we often find ourselves with a variety of responsibilities and to-do lists that can seem quite overwhelming. Balancing work, studying, and socializing, all while making time for ourselves, has become increasingly more difficult. Broadly speaking, I’ve personally dedicated my summer towards self-development. I want to focus