Networking: Meaningful in Moderation

Today I’m featuring another A-Z Challenge guest blogger. Welcome Catherine from Never Stationary! Networking seems to be both inevitable and essential to my daily life here in college. If you’re not joining a sorority for the sisterhood, you’re joining for the social connections. They can get you many things, from access to a party to an…

FOMO

The Fear of Missing Out. People in the media have been buzzing with this word for a few years now, especially in critiques of millennials and their dependence on social media that supposedly leads to FOMO. And the media isn’t wrong: constantly seeing online what your friends and acquaintances are doing in real life can lead to…

The Blogger Connection

My long-term blog goals list looks something like this: Get Freshly Pressed. Attend a blogging conference. Turn blogging into a career. I’ve accomplished the first one (score) and the last one is highly improbable. The second is doable, but difficult. Mostly because I live in two places. For instance, WordPress is hosting a Press Publish conference in…

The Best Social Network

Reading has always been a primarily solitary activity. Sure, adults read aloud to young children, but in most cases that stops when a child gains the ability to read independently. Just because we read the actual words alone, though, doesn’t mean that books aren’t meant to be shared. Discussions about literature in class, at book club,…