Monthly Archive: November, 2013


My word comparisons have inevitably reflected my own interests– more than I had initially intended. I am a psychology major in my senior year, and so it seems natural for my education to… Continue reading

…vs. apathy

What makes a person take action? How do they know what action to take? If you know what it feels like to be torn about making a decision or taking a side, you… Continue reading


Ambivalence is┬áthe state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. It can be frustrating to experience conflicting feelings, and sometimes even more frustrating to deal with someone who seems… Continue reading

…vs. assertiveness

It’s a subtle difference, but assertive behavior is very different from aggressive behavior. Although they both might be considered a kind of reaction to a stressful or challenging situation, the outcomes are often… Continue reading