THE THOUGHTS IN MY HEAD

I’ve just sat down in my bed, which is my “office” for some reason. I seem to be more productive when I’m sitting here with a cup of cocoa and Friends playing in the background. Lately I have thousand thoughts running around in my head. I usually meditate or workout, but right now, all I…

WHAT SAKOKU IN JAPAN TAUGHT US ABOUT ISOLATION

As an anthropologist, I understand the danger inherent in making your world too small. After times of national trauma, many countries become isolationist. It happened in Japan with the Sakoku policy – Temperance Brennan  YOU ARE PROBABLY WONDERING WHAT THE HECK THIS SAKOKU POLICY IS? Sakoku is usually translated as “closed country”.  What happened was…

HOW WOULD YOU ANSWER THIS ONE QUESTION?

Couple of days ago, I was eating dinner with my mother and I was telling her about how some of my college friends already have jobs, some are getting married and some bought their first house. I then preceded to complain about how I wasn’t as “successful” as them. After my mother listened to me…

5 REASONS YOU SHOULDN’T MOVE IN WITH YOUR PARENTS

Yes, i am going to move back in with my parents. And no, it is not voluntary. This coming year I am going to take a gap year. As amazing as this sounds, it has definitely  it’s drawbacks. The biggest being that my bank account will most likely be drier than Jay Z’s lips. So…