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Your Everyday Philosopher: (providing sound philosophical suggestions to help you survive and thrive during your college years) “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha From my perspective, the Buddha was trying to …

Your Everyday Philosopher: (providing sound philosophical suggestions to help you survive and thrive during your college years) “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” – Confucius From this quote, it can be inferred from Confucius that the speed of finishing a task …

Your Everyday Philosopher: (providing sound philosophical suggestions to help you survive and thrive during your college years) “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.”—Henry David Thoreau How I view this quote is that we should be more like Thoreau and be grateful more often …

“Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.” – Napoleon Hill 3.5 Weeks Left: Thesis: My first entire rough draft is due tomorrow, and my roommate officially turned hers in today. I hope this letter helps …

  Hello everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family, friends and lots of yummy home-made food. Now that we’re back in school, we’re faced with studying for those dreadful final exams, long papers and stressful nights. Along with the stress, it’s so easy to fall …

Background: In the past couple blogs, I’ve tried yoga and I’ve tried to drink the recommended amount of water in a day, building each on top of the other. I’ve continued that with a third and final step: cutting out caffeine. I drink coffee every single day. I love coffee. …

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” –Oscar Wilde Week 10: Now, more than ever, it is especially important to be able to form our own opinions and beliefs while sticking to personal, individual values. It is easy …

Your Everyday Philosopher: (providing sound philosophical suggestions to help you survive and thrive during your college years) “You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” – Nietzsche How I view this quote is that …

Background: These are things we’re always told: “stay hydrated,” “drink lots of water.” I’ve always considered myself pretty good at sticking to this. I can’t even pass a water fountain without stopping. In high school, when I was walking down the hallway with my friends, they would automatically pause at …

Make Your Own Nutella Hey guys! I have great news: this week I started working out again and I feel so good about it. I’ve always been athletic but this semester has just been so hectic that I haven’t had a chance to stay in shape. But I realized that …