Winter World By A.G. Riddle:

Book Review I have just finished Winter World, a sci-fi novel which follows the main character’s in trying to figure out what is causing “The Long Winter”. An unexpected cooling of the Earth that is seeming to never end, and may threaten all life on Earth. I won’t ruin any surprises about how or why…

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Psychology Topic 6/14/2020

Comparing Prayer and Meditation between Religions Throughout the years that humanity has had some sense of civilization, there have been religions. Doctrines that help compartmentalize the chaos and volatility of our world, so that we may find solace. There may be a god, or gods, or nothing at all depending on the theocratic perspectives you…

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#37 Journal Entry 6/13/2020

*Disclaimer: This entry contains information about politics that some may find controversial. My personal views lean more to the left but I identify as Independent/Libertarian. That being said, those who subscribe heavily to the left or the right may become frustrated from this entry. Across various social media platforms I subscribe to, there is one…

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#36 Mini Entry 6/11/2020

I have noticed a handful of euphoric experiences today. The onset of these moments came abruptly and thankfully I was able to cherish them. I’m not sure what caused these emotions to arise. I have to say that I was doing anything particularly different than usual. I did however did drive around for some time…

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Psychology Topic 6/9/2020

Advice to hypochondriacs In my personal experiences and also in my professional experiences in social work, I have learned the importance and usage of diagnosis and how it can affect people’s perceptions of their self image and of others. The importance of a diagnosis, at least in terms of mental health, is to help professional…

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#35 Journal Entry 6/8/2020

How does thinking about the future affect my levels of motivation? The oversimplification of the answer to this question is that thinking about the future drains me, and I feel I become a husk of what I once was. Career aptitude tests are a sure way to bring yourself down if you do not have…

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Opinion Entry 6/7/2020

Differences in protesting in other Countries *Disclaimer: If politics or views not in favor of Donald Trump upset you, it may be wise to skip this opinion article With the United States continuing to see mass protesting across the country, one cannot help but examine how they measure up to other governments’ reception to their…

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#34 Journal Entry 6/4/2020

I am out in public! There is life out there. The coffee shop Black Dog Coffeehouse is following social distancing suggestions. Even better though, we are sitting outside in the shade. It almost feels normal, like there is not a virus going around. Except the interior is mostly bare with limited seating, this place is…

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#33 Journal Entry 6/3/2020

Times are hard, but one must do their best to face them with confidence and positivism. This has been a hard motto to live by for myself during the last two years. I can roughly estimate that the time I started losing motivation was around graduation from college. I had worked very hard to get…

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