My Daily Struggle To Wake Up Each Morning

I thought I was the only one that lost the Monday morning battles. It’s like YouTube “daily routine” videos, except a lot less glamorous and a million times more honest.

The Little Things in Life


The day was March 16. The alarm clock was buzzing. The alarm was set for 8:00 am. School starts at 8:50 am. Despite all of this, I woke up at 8:25 am.

10 minutes before this, my body was strewn across my bed in a very awkward position. The blanket was thrown down onto the floor. My face was pressed face-down into my pillow and I was drooling.  This was the condition of my room when my mom walked in. The sight was terribly shocking, at least for her. After she had recomposed herself, she calmly walked up to my bed, stood there for a minute or so, and smacked me.

It took me a full minute for me to register the fact that I was smacked, thirty seconds to fully awaken myself, and thirty seconds to respond. At first, I just stared at my mom. Then…

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Learning: An All New Perspective


Today during the discussion about the point in learning, my mind was hit with the biggest question. What is learning? Well, that is simple, it’s what we have all been doing. It’s sitting half a day and trying to make sense of the jumble of information presented to you only to dump it (until finals of course), right? When the teacher tells you that what you do with what you have learned is just as if not more important than what you have learned, you know your whole life has been a lie. Okay, well maybe it’s not that dramatic, but it’s a pretty mind-boggling thought.

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Story time on a #flashbackfriday? It was awesome. First impression: I was expecting the story to be a typical children’s book. I might or might not take something from it. After all, some of the morals are as simple as don’t lie. Tell me something I don’t know!

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