Articles by Theresa Bui

Theresa Bui is a second year Physiology & Neuroscience major at UCSD. You will, more often than not, find her at these 3 places: the gym, the Biomedical library, or in the comfort of her own bed watching every existing TV series. She is interested in self improvement physically, mentally, and intellectually, so she strives to incorporate it in her biology-focused lifestyle blogs. Ten years from now, Theresa hopes to become the next Dr. McDreamy or McSteamy. She isn't very picky. You can contact Theresa at


Knife after Death

 Theresa Bui | Blogger | SQ Online (2017-18)   Piled under thousands of powerpoint printouts, worksheets, and study guides, it is easy to scream, “I want to die!” in Geisel at 12 a.m. But how are you actually going to fall to your demise? And what happens after death? Perhaps “Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol plays in the background…


Mind your Body

 Theresa Bui | Blogger | SQ Online (2016-17) Perhaps you’ve seen real-life Avatars-in-training before. I certainly have. As a child, I remember watching my neighborhood’s elders gather with large bamboo sticks on the main street at 7 a.m. The elders would slowly but decidedly rock back and forth on their heels and sway their arms fluidly in…



 Theresa Bui | Blogger | SQ Online (2016-17) Oṃ. The sacred primordial sound and spiritual icon. Perhaps you’ve heard the sound or seen the Hindu symbol ॐ. Perhaps, the “Oṃ. Om my god, if you’re wearing a dress, please keep your knees together. Nobody wants to see that. Om” scene in The Office: “Stress Relief”. Just like Michael…


Superfoods to the Rescue

 Theresa Bui | Blogger | SQ Online (2016-17) Let’s talk about your diet. Not the restrictive calorie-counting, carb-limiting, protein-maximizing ones. Just your regular day-to-day eating habits. Personally, my dietary genre would best be described as a pre-teen at midnight. I am an absolute Hot Cheetos junkie. However, I am trying to improve my diet because I feel…


Time to Be Thankful

 Theresa Bui | Blogger | SQ Online (2016-17)   Happy Thanksgiving! I can’t wait to stuff my face with mashed potatoes, lechon, and grilled corn. Let’s start this blog off by adding to the warm Thanksgiving vibes. I’ll go first, so just hold your thought for a second. I am very, very thankful that I only have…