Archive for September, 2011

Follow This and You’re Halfway In

Day 5 of the Awkward Moments Experiment. [For 30 days I'll be getting myself into awkward moments while benefiting others.] September 27, 2011. 6:10pm. For some reason I’ve never liked going to university clubs much. However, I decided to overcome that. I entered one of the Psychology club meetings. Everyone was sitting at the three […]

It Has to be You

This is the first ever guest post on my blog. Niall Doherty was one of the first bloggers to welcome me when I started. Both of us like to push ourselves out of the comfort zone, so his guest post is fitting. Here’s Niall of Disrupting the Rabblement. A couple of weeks ago, I was […]

Fighting Cynicism (Or Why I Do Experiments)

“All I ask of you is one thing, and I’m asking this particularly of young people: please don’t be cynical. I hate cynicism- it’s my least favorite quality and it doesn’t lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, […]

The Awkward Condom Line: Calm as a Hindu Cow

This is Day 4 of the Awkward Moments Experiment. [Everyday for 30 Days I'll attempt to do something awkward to me and hope it benefits others as well.] —— I’ll write this in present-tense free-flow form to keep things interesting. My university held its annual welcoming event on Friday. September 23, 2011. 6:00PM There were […]

The Awkward Conversation

This is Day 3 of the Awkward Moments Experiment. [Everyday for 30 days, I'll be doing something that's awkward to me that also benefits others.] —— September 22, 2011. 9:50AM I was on the bus pondering about my final school year. There were students everywhere and I felt nervous and anxious. It’s a huge university, […]