Caffeine Curiosities 

Laiana Farias. July 22, 2022. If you are anything like me (and the majority of the population of the world) you probably consume some amount of caffeine on a daily basis, let it be from a nice cup of coffee or tea or any other caffeine-containing substance. As a coffee lover, I am guilty ofContinue reading “Caffeine Curiosities “

Coincidence or Probability? 

Thompson, Keith. Coincidence?. 2022 Over the last couple of weeks, several of my friends have shared stories with me about specific coincidences they experienced and their take on dissecting their meaning. This, in turn, led me to start questioning my own beliefs when it comes to coincidences. Personally, I have never been a particular believerContinue reading “Coincidence or Probability? “

On Breakdowns

Photo credits: Julia Kaczmarek I have found that human beings are dangerously good at pushing themselves to keep going in spite of any circumstances that might negatively impact their day-to-day responsibilities. We simply suppress the ‘emotional inconveniences’ and carry on doing what is expected from us. This particular skill has become so well developed thatContinue reading “On Breakdowns”

Book Review – Normal People by Sally Rooney

This January, I picked up a copy of the novel Normal People by Sally Rooney whilst visiting my family back home in hopes to get out of my reading slump that was lasting longer than I care to admit. I had heard from several friends who read it that they loved it, and although IContinue reading “Book Review – Normal People by Sally Rooney”

What If We Could Erase Our Memories?

I’m sure we all have a memory we would like to delete from our minds. Whether it be an overwhelmingly embarrassing moment, a tough breakup or a traumatic experience, we all can recall an event that we wish we could completely forget. Well, new research suggests that this may be soon possible to a certainContinue reading “What If We Could Erase Our Memories?”

Homework: The Solution or The Problem?

My little sister recently went back to on-campus school after having her first week back from Christmas holidays online. Seeing her return to Microsoft Teams gave me flashbacks from the start of the pandemic when schools – along with everything else – closed down, and the negative impact this had on the education system. IContinue reading “Homework: The Solution or The Problem?”

Holiday Traditions

If you love the holiday season as much as I do, you probably have been feeling that the Christmas season has been upon us for a long time now. As the weather gets colder and we settle into holiday mode, you might start to watch some Christmas movies, carelessly enjoy a delicious cup of hotContinue reading “Holiday Traditions”

The Thing About The Little Things

Those who know me well know that I’m a huge softie with a fairly fragile heart. Even those who don’t know me very well have probably seen me cry in the middle of the street. God knows how many times my mom has told me that I have to stop letting every little thing haveContinue reading “The Thing About The Little Things”