In Case You Missed It: The 2015 Boston Book Festival

Most people tend to go through many different choices when they decide what they want to be when they grow up, but I knew I wanted to be a writer from an early age. I’ve always loved interacting with other writers and other people who loved books. Last year, I found a more concrete community…

My Yoga Experience

I have probably struggled with anxiety my whole life. However, I mostly noticed it in high school. Between playing two varsity sports and focusing on my studies, there was so much work to do in so little time. My average day started at 7:30 a.m. when I would go to school until classes ended at 3 p.m….

Beyond Awareness: Autism Acceptance Month

Published anonymously April is “Autism Awareness Month,” a time where national landmarks light up blue and people share stock photos with phrases like “I support Autism” or “30 days of Autism Awareness.” It’s one of the few times a year when autism is actually recognized or even acknowledged in popular media. It can be easy…

Season of Giving

Sometimes when I volunteer or give back to my community, I am struck with the possibility that what I’m doing is somewhat selfish. This sounds very odd I’m sure, considering the very definition of volunteering or donating requires selflessness. But I sometimes find it a little selfish simply because of how good it makes me…