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2015: A Look Back and Brief Preview of the Future


As 2015 soon comes to a conclusion, a brief look back into the year for any curious readers (and for my own memory) is presented below.

The beginning of January started off with a social justice trip to Thailand, where I visited Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai. I volunteered as a teacher, learned more about human trafficking and visited a shelter, and did so much more (which would take too long to write).

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Quote of the Week [#160]

“The grass is always greener on the other side, until you get there and realize it’s because of all the manure.”

– Paul Angone

Picture of the Week [#137]

This week’s picture is from my personal collection: I recently went on a safari in South Africa and quickly snapped a photo of these majestic elephants:

Quote of the Week [#159]

“The thing about chameleoning your way through life is that it gets to where nothing is real.”

– John Green

Top 10 Tips For Stressed Students To Succeed In College & University

If yolightu are pursuing a degree in college or university, chances are you may be stressed out for a variety of reasons. Whether it is because you are low on funds or there is too much homework, there is a tip in this list for almost all students.

This list are some of many tips from my personal culmination of my college and university experiences over the years (from Bachelor’s, to Master’s, and PhD):

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Gaming Questionnaire

I came across a unique gaming blog called “Cannot Be Tamed“, and there was a questionnaire posted (reminds me of my Qualitative Research class). I haven’t filled out a gaming questionnaire in ages (since I think the old MySpace days). So I thought I’d take some time to respond to the questions since I can’t sleep at the moment anyways!

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Quote of the Week [#158]

“It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.”
– James Gordon


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