As you know, getting drunk and doing drugs at work is unwise because you’ll get in trouble. They’re definite no-no’s, along with other obvious no-no’s, like stealing from your company and vandalizing the office. But there are two subtler no-no’s that are rampant in the workplace today.
During my summer internship, I can’t even remember the number of calls, meetings, and appointments that my coworkers had with others. Everyone who called or came into the office always seemed to need someone—except me.
My freshman year was not long ago, and I can relate to your worry. However, I believe it’s possible to worry less about starting college if you don’t put so much pressure on yourself to succeed.
I sometimes wonder if I’ll ever do something important with my life. Will I ever get to achieve something valuable or attain true success in my career? Or will I be stuck at a desk, doing filing and answering phones for the rest of my life?
Last week, we discussed three of the greatest fears of future college students. But most incoming college students have more than three fears big college fears, so I’m going to discuss a couple more today...
I feel like soon-to-be college students have more than three fears. I had lots of fears about college. (But if I wrote about all of those, this post would be way too long!) I think we should focus on the top five fears that future college students have. Maybe you have some of the same fears I did...
I’m not ready.
But maybe I don’t have to feel ready. Maybe I don’t have to feel anything. Maybe I just have to do something. In fact, maybe we shouldn’t be so worried about feeling ready. Maybe we just need to do the next right thing.
Hi there! Welcome to the third and final post in the Thriving at College blog series! I sincerely hope you have found the tips beneficial and can implement them into your life. Most importantly, I hope you can realize that God is with you through this semester--as it says in Tip #7 of this post.... Continue Reading →
This is the second post in the Thriving at College blog series. I hope you learn a few more tips and are encouraged to trust the Lord during this semester of college--or wherever you are in life! Learn to be flexible. I’m terrible at putting this into practice because I’m very picky about my sleep,... Continue Reading →
This post is the first in the three-part Thriving at College series. I hope you enjoy it and are encouraged by it! One of hardest days of college is drop-off day. It is a day of anxiety, dread, and fear. At least it was for me. In the few days leading up to my drop-off... Continue Reading →
Well, it’s over. I am done with high school. All my mandatory classes are complete. No more quizzes, papers, exams, or projects…for a little while. I cannot believe I’m here. I wish I could stay in high school forever with my family, friends, and church family. Instead, I can prepare for college life—meeting new people,... Continue Reading →
A paper here. A paper there. A quiz, a presentation, an exam, and an extra credit assignment that I want to do but probably won’t have time to do. Finals week has arrived here. Maybe you don’t have six tests, but you probably have several assignments due all at one time. I feel ya. I... Continue Reading →