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3 Spiritual Practices You’re Already Doing

Dec 19th, 2014 Life

Though I am not Catholic, I went to a Catholic College, which was originally a Franciscan Monastery. In keeping with the traditions of the college, I had to take six credits in Religious studies, as did all the students there. I chose courses in the history of Western Civilization and Religion, where we examined the origins and effects of Judaism, Christianity and Islam on the…

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Introversion And Bullying

Dec 17th, 2014 Must Know

When I was a freshman in high school, I weighed about 120 pounds. I had thick glasses. I liked to read, was quiet, didn’t play sports, and kept to myself. Every day, this senior who weighed about 300 lbs. would delight in swiping at my face as we passed in the hall, knocking my glasses off. The frames on my glasses broke, and then I…

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5 Ways To Be A Better Roommate If You Are An Introvert

Dec 9th, 2014 Life

Roommates need to be a good fit, especially if your schedules coincide and you will be spending an inordinate amount of time together. When you are residing with someone else, you have to expect some tension from time to time. I roomed with a good friend for a year. We were very compatible, but still got on each other’s nerves from time to time. When…

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7 Career-Climbing Tips For Introverts

Dec 5th, 2014 Work

We are an extraverted nation, in which extraversion is the social norm. To be outgoing, charismatic, and sociable are the expectations. People who like to be alone, who are often seen alone in public, who are quiet and reserved, get labeled as secretive, weird, or creepy, People may pity them for being without the company of others. Introverts like to be alone. We enjoy solitude…