Posts Tagged: me to this point

eightstep me

Thank you so much for reading this! Your attention is valuable and I appreciate you spending your time with my thoughts. Perhaps you are a long-time reader or you’re just popping in to see what this section is all about. In either case, I’m here to explain a transition that the ‘my thoughts‘ section is currently

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Letting Go With Both Hands

A lot has happened in the 5 months since I wrote “To Let Go” — a post in which I used my experience at a Trump rally to explain my feelings about leaving graduate school.  Here’s a quick recap of some notable events in my life since then: Trump became the president I moved out of my

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Emotional satisfaction

“A theory doesn’t have to be emotionally satisfying to be true.” Scientists I’ve asked invariably and intuitively agree with this statement without thinking about it. But let’s examine what this actually means. A theory is: “an idea or set of ideas that is intended to explain facts or events” So, can you explain something without

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Me to this point

As far back as I can remember I’ve been a logical, depressed introvert. I had outlets for my sadness like poetry and music, but as I began high school I started shunning my emotions in favor of self-control. I was phenomenal at dissecting, quantifying, and structuring my every thought. I became so logical that I

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