It’s time to relax. Yes, put down your phone and close your eyes, take deep breaths. Are you calm? Wonderful! People get consumed in the hustle and bustle of their daily lives, they forget that their bodies need to recharge every now and then (Goldsmith, 2013). In many cultures we are supposed to “keep grinding” […]Read more "The Importance of Relaxation: For your Life and Others"
Apologies for me being MIA, work and school have taken up a lot of my time as of late, however I’ll hopefully be seeing an orchestra concert with my friend next month, so I’ll have loads to write about in regards to that. I just received this email and found the below survey to be […]Read more "A Stuttering Survey"
Going through school with a disability can have numerous setbacks on your overall academic achievement, especially if you don’t qualify for access services or state assistance. This is a growing issue as now some people are finding themselves being turned away because they are not disabled enough, or they may have a documented disability although […]Read more "Individuals with Disabilities: Differences in Accommodations from College to the Workforce"
In my psychology class yesterday, we learned about the humanist perspective on personality. This perspective details, “…the ability to help people deal with life more successfully.” During class yesterday I really connected with the humanist perspective. One of my reasons is whenever I generally see someone in distress; I have this natural instinct to offer my […]Read more "Reinforcing my Decisions – Psychology"
I have seen the dangers of prejudice, and consequently their effects. Before college I was the target of severe bullying and in some cases coerced into doing things I felt uncomfortable with. It began in grade school where being one of the few kids that stuttered awarded me the nicknames of: Freak, weirdo, moron, and […]Read more "Stereotyping and Prejudice"
In my history class which I explained in this post, I’ve befriended a guy who both of us share something in common, blindness. We were discussing the test that we took on Thursday yesterday and what we got respectively, then he told me something that fascinated me. He’s a numbers guy and really loves math. […]Read more "Looks may be Deceiving"
Hello everyone, for this quarter of college I’m taking classes that aren’t as taxing as my math and science courses were. Yep you guessed it, low-key courses. My courses include, American Civil War history (easy for me!), Microsoft Excel, and Sociology of the Family (very interesting!). Allow me to explain my thoughts and experiences briefly […]Read more "A New Perspective of Myself"
This guest post is brought to us by Heather Jensen who is in association with Utah State University For many people who stutter, it begins between the ages of 2 to 4 years. Many of these people will then outgrow stuttering by 7 to 8 years of age. About 1% of the population, or about 3 […]Read more "How Stuttering Affects Your College Education"
We’ve made promises that we didn’t think through, We’ve said things without thinking them all the way, I wish I could turn back time, But you know that the past is behind, I wish to correct my wrongs, To turn them into rights, To allow compromise, Instead of fights, I wanted to help us grow […]Read more "The Road Traveled"
The title suggests something more extravagant, such as a baby on the way or something that makes you spit coffee (or tea) out your nose. No mine is just about grades from college. Ever since I turned in my math final to the secretary, I’ve been nervously checking my school’s “Check My Grades” tab to […]Read more "Wonderful News"