Forgetfulness in 20s

What terrifies me most isn’t spiders, public speaking, or people who ask me what I’ve been up to lately. It’s when someone reminds me that we’re at peak mental capacity in our 20s. So, forgetfulness in 20s… my already frequent bouts of short-term memory loss… it’s only downhill from here. Mom drove my cousin and … More Forgetfulness in 20s

Glossophobia: How to Get Better At Public Speaking, Accidentally

In my life, I’ve been called many things. I’ve been called a cat lover. I’ve been called a wallflower. I’ve been called names, most of them Nicole. But I’m almost never called a good communicator. Possibly that’s because the prospect of saying anything aloud can make me anxious. Glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking. … More Glossophobia: How to Get Better At Public Speaking, Accidentally

What A Trip

I spend most of my waking hours trying to think of a specific word that eludes me, incoherently mumbling thing like “what’s that word for eyeball glasses,” only to find that I’d just forgotten something basic like “contacts.” Not this time, though. I found a nearly perfect descriptor of last weekend… because, honestly, what a … More What A Trip