Why Posting to Reddit Gives Me Anxiety

There’s a high correlation between the internet and social anxiety since the rise of social media in the early 2000s. A simple Google search can verify that. But generally, we’re concerned about the internet causing social anxiety in real life situations—like, I’d-rather-use-the-internet-to-socialize anxiety, or gotta-stay-connected-at-all-times anxiety. But what about the kind of anxiety that hits while you’re using the internet? Is that a thing?

I’m only bringing this up because recently I’ve noticed (by way of personal experience) how nerve wrecking it can be to submit a post to Reddit. Continue reading

       

Flynx – a Smarter Way to Read the Web

Picture this: it’s monday morning at work, and you haven’t actually started working yet. Instead you’re lazily surfing Facebook or Twitter to catch up on what you’ve missed from the night before. You come across an interesting link your friend posted—a link to some pedantic “top 10” article, pointless video, or website that’s got you curious, but you’re not sure if it’s worth your time, or if you even care enough to open it. We’ve all been there. Continue reading

       
       

Building a Career as a Young Professional

As the late Steve Jobs once said:

 The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. 

My name is Clayton d’Arnault, a 24-year-old aspiring writer.

This piece is a glance into the mind of a young professional trying to build a prosperous career — the journey to doing what I love for a living. Just like many other young professionals who have recently started their careers, I don’t know exactly what I want to do for the rest of my life. What I do know is that I want options. Continue reading