Here’s What Happened When I Tried Yoga

Introduction Yoga: one of those trendy fitness phenomena that doesn’t seem to be going away. That was all I really associated with the word “yoga” prior to the past few months. I had some brushes…

On Gratitude, and Making the Jump to a Self-Hosted Blog (Part 2)

When I returned to blogging at the end of February this year (two months ago), I knew I wanted to give it a better shot than I did last year. So I made a mental…

Thought Point: Why It Makes Sense to Compare Yourself to Others

Introduction It is a commonly accepted piece of advice that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others. But this has never resonated with me. I get the general premises that give rise to such a statement—that…

A Glimpse Into My Anxiety

I thought my mental state was climbing upwards the past month. Until last week. Last week, anxiety revisited me and culminated in a full-blown panic attack that resulted in me pulling over on the side…

The Granular: Does Adderall Live Up To Its Hype?

This post is the first in The Granular, a series which will detail my experience with drugs, medical appointments, and related incidents since becoming ill with a flu-like illness in 2014. Please note that any…

Paleo Chronicles: 5 Ways to Stick to Your Diet on Social Occasions

This post marks the second of an ongoing series I am writing about my adventures in reforming my diet and trying to eat paleo. You can find the first post here. Happy long weekend, everyone!…

The Gym and I: Are We On (Again) or Off (Again)?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But does it feel good? The answer is supposed to be yes. Upon experiencing the physical stress of working out, your brain releases neurochemicals (eg. endorphins) that…