3/28/2023, 12:00pm

Slowly But Shively: Retail Therapy

 Though it has taken time and a little perspective, I constantly remind myself of the secrets of wisdom I have found hidden in the dressing room.

3/21/2023, 12:00pm

Slowly But Shively: Post-Cry Clarity

Afterward, I had decided I had sufficiently healed and would do everything in my power to put it behind me. Still, months later, beneath the covers of my dorm bed, I could feel it begin to weigh on my chest as it conquered my thoughts.

3/17/2023, 11:05am

Crashing Into the Language Barrier

The language barrier is very real. Because I lived a solely English-speaking existence prior to coming to South Korea three weeks ago, I had never realized how much of a challenge it is.

2/28/2023, 12:00pm

Slowly But Shively: Can’t Win ‘Em All

I take a deep breath and take responsibility for the loss, knowing there is nothing that can be done except to move forward and work harder in that class. Still, I dolefully dwell on the fact that despite the endless slew of to-do lists and timers and alerts, my best efforts to stay organized simply were not enough. 

1/31/2023, 12:00pm

Slowly but Shively: To Go Out, or Not to Go Out?

 This week’s question: “My friends and I like to go out often, but sometimes I know I lack the energy to join them, so I opt to stay in. However, when I see them having fun, I get severe FOMO because I don’t want them to start leaving me out. How do I win in this lose-lose situation?”