Please Don’t Break the Ice

Please Don’t Break the Ice

Tell something unusual or memorable about yourself. What’s your favorite color? If you were stranded on an island with just one thing, what would it be? Would you rather drink sour milk or eat rancid meat? Ice breakers. I think the only people who like them are seminar coordinators and orientation leaders, and that’s only […]

The Scope of Our Lives

The Scope of Our Lives

Whether we realize it or not, we tend to measure the scope of our lives in events. Sometimes, these events are seemingly disconnected, held together by the common thread of their sheer historical gravity: my grandfather fought in World War II, was around when the Stock Market crashed, experienced the cultural gut-punch of integration in […]

There is Power in Positivity

There is Power in Positivity

Ah yes, the positivity quote! They can be a little irritating at times. Personally, I love them. A good “What defines us is how well we rise after falling” or “Dare to live your dreams,” I’m a sucker for all of that stuff. I posted one myself recently. To make it worse, it was from […]