quit your extracurriculars

One of my least favorite aspects of wisdom is how difficult it is to acquire. Acquiring wisdom takes time, of course. But it oftentimes also takes emotional difficulty, self-doubt, and, my least favorite of all, soul-searching. I don’t know if people exist

Fold On Misery Poker

If someone had asked me, prior to my arrival at Swarthmore, what the worst game to play with friends was, I would’ve responded with Monopoly. After all, the number of relationships it has destroyed must be immense. But then I got to

A call to deinstitutionalize stress

“Have you taken care of yourself recently?” My professor asked me this question a few weeks ago after noticing how enervated I was. As midterms were rolling in, I needed to sacrifice several hours of sleep every day to catch up with