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Staying Busy: A Coping Mechanism to Avoid the Present

When I was first offered my full-time job, I considered dropping all of my part-time commitments: coaching fitness classes, running the CHAARG Blog, being captain of Scorch, and some other smaller-scale involvements. I knew my job would be hard, and I wouldn't necessarily need to work other jobs or build my resume more than I had… Continue reading Staying Busy: A Coping Mechanism to Avoid the Present

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Spring Cleaning for the Soul: Figure That Shift Out

For my birthday, Elisabeth + Sarah (the leaders of CHAARG) gave me the book "Figure That Shift Out." I read most of it while in LA, and it was incredible. Going through a period of transition, it really helped me be aware of my fears, my strengths, and my path. However, I didn't finish it.… Continue reading Spring Cleaning for the Soul: Figure That Shift Out

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It’s Still the Law: How the ACA Is Changing How We View Insurance

Today, Trump was defeated in repealing the Affordable Care Act. This week, I’ve been trying to figure out what insurance I’m going to enroll in. I’ve got premiums and deductibles on my mind. Yeah, it’s awesome that Obamacare is still going to exist, but this decision does more than further prove Trump’s idiocracy. It shows the… Continue reading It’s Still the Law: How the ACA Is Changing How We View Insurance

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Trevor Noah Visits Loyola: Race, Politics, and Tacos

Trevor Noah had a show at Loyola for DOP’s Colossus, and I was excited to attend as my first alumni event (They didn’t even check ID’s, so I could have pretended I was a Loyola student still and saved a few bucks. Darn!). Trevor had the best act for the Loyola audience who is very… Continue reading Trevor Noah Visits Loyola: Race, Politics, and Tacos

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Cancel Your Weekend Plans Right Now to See Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast has always been one of my favorite movies, so I was thrilled to see the live-action version last night. It did not disappoint, and I may or may not have cried through at least half of it. It’s fine, I may or may not have been alone too, so that’s not… Continue reading Cancel Your Weekend Plans Right Now to See Beauty and the Beast