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The toxic nature of to-do lists

Recently, I had a sudden and semi-germophobic realization that I should probably clean my computer keyboard more often – maybe even as often as I wash my hands. As a prospective English major who’s also currently exploring classes in Computer Science, my hands are almost always typing away at my keyboard, either working on an…

On the bad side of the weekend

The weekend seems like a strange, inescapable vortex. One in which time doesn’t exist, yet, simultaneously, time acts as the very force that propels the whirlwind of delusion and false security that so easily traps me. You’d think that I would have learned by now. I mean, I’ve been experiencing weekends my whole life. In…

Busy

We all know we are busy. 20 units, a job, internship applications— a lot of the time, our schedules write themselves. To help us keep track of our busyness, Stanford’s Resilience Project created a printable weekly planner that breaks our days down into hour-long increments, with columns spanning from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. In other…