Why I Am Overwhelmed and the Essential Me

Okay I lied. Two posts will be necessary today…

I’ve been pondering why I’ve become more aware of my awkwardness, and more upset by it. The only thing I can think of is that it is because I am still rebuilding from first semester. I mean, I’ve never cared about my appearance or awkwardness before–in fact, I took pride in being “weird” and “nerdy”. I think that that weirdness and nerdiness are essential parts of who I am–or better, who I want to be. So having had everything shaken up I’ve become uncertain of which parts are me. To the end of helping me rebuild I’ll move on to the Essential Me section of this post

Essential Me (essential parts of who I am)


I think that with these attributes I can build the kind of person I want to be and stay on the right path.

Published by Devin Hogg

My name is Devin Hogg. I was born and raised in Carnarvon, Ontario, Canada. I moved to Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 2009 for university and lived here ever since. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching TV and movies, going on long walks, swimming, and practicing Chen style Tai Chi. I love to write poetry and blog regularly about topics such as mental health, sci-fi/fantasy series, faith, sexuality, and politics.

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