Month: August 2017

LIFE DEALT ME A BAD HAND OR DIDN’T IT: HOW PEOPLE USE EXCUSES AS TO WHY THEY’RE NOT SUCCESSFUL IN LIFE

“I had this to do and that to do.” All throughout life you hear people make statements regarding them getting the short end of the stick when trying to succeed in life. They’ll tell you all the reasons why things in life didn’t go… Continue Reading “LIFE DEALT ME A BAD HAND OR DIDN’T IT: HOW PEOPLE USE EXCUSES AS TO WHY THEY’RE NOT SUCCESSFUL IN LIFE”

WWW.NOBRAIN.COM: HOW IS THE INTERNET MAKING US MORE DEPRESSED AND LESS INFORMED

“You would think it would be an improvement not a hindrance.” With our hands on so much information, you would think that it could potentially make us smarter. But it has not made us smarter, yet more so it has made us more slaves… Continue Reading “WWW.NOBRAIN.COM: HOW IS THE INTERNET MAKING US MORE DEPRESSED AND LESS INFORMED”

STANDING POWER: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR AMERICA

“The shift has caused conflict, but will it last?” With all the social issues that have been popping up in the news recently, you have to ask yourself the question. Does America have standing power over the long haul? Because people are getting real… Continue Reading “STANDING POWER: WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR AMERICA”

IN MY TIME OF NEED: HOW THIS NATURAL DISASTERS SAY A LOT ABOUT PEOPLE OF FAITH

“For I was hungry and ye fed me not.” – MLK Watching the results of the hurricane that hit the city of Houston made me realize something. All these people who are saying keep the city in your prayers; I wonder how many of… Continue Reading “IN MY TIME OF NEED: HOW THIS NATURAL DISASTERS SAY A LOT ABOUT PEOPLE OF FAITH”

GPA, WHO CARES: HOW IMPORTANT ARE GRADES REALLY?

“Is it really a determinant in life?” All my life in school I was taught that if you are not getting the grade in school, you are setting yourself up for failure. How are you not up late night studying for an exam or… Continue Reading “GPA, WHO CARES: HOW IMPORTANT ARE GRADES REALLY?”

LIFE ON HOLD: HAVE YOU HAD TO HOLD OFF ON YOUR DREAMS TO CARE FOR OTHERS

“They had to come first.” As a child to a single mother, I would always hear how she wanted to do so much in her life. But having children at such a young age, mixed with not having the support system she needed, she… Continue Reading “LIFE ON HOLD: HAVE YOU HAD TO HOLD OFF ON YOUR DREAMS TO CARE FOR OTHERS”

DYING SENTIMENT OR THRIVING HATRED: HOW MUCH OF MY ETHNICITY REALLY PLAYS A ROLE IN MY SUCCESS

“Sins of the past don’t have to be the future.” The above photo is of a woman by the name of Vivian Malone. Vivian Malone was the first African American student to register for classes at the University of Alabama as an undergraduate student.… Continue Reading “DYING SENTIMENT OR THRIVING HATRED: HOW MUCH OF MY ETHNICITY REALLY PLAYS A ROLE IN MY SUCCESS”

I JUST WANT TO LIVE: WHY MOST DON’T FIGHT AGAINST THE GRAIN

“I know things are wrong, but what can I do?” Observing the issues that have been in the news lately, you have to ask yourselves, “How do the masses feel about all this socio-political tension.” Because we see the people outside protesting. They are… Continue Reading “I JUST WANT TO LIVE: WHY MOST DON’T FIGHT AGAINST THE GRAIN”

FIGURING OUT YOUR FUTURE: HOW PLANNING EARLY CAN AID IN YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS

“Cross the bridge now, so you won’t have to worry later.” We have all been told as it pertains to our futures to plan early on in life. Though planning does not guarantee that everything will go according to plan, but at least you… Continue Reading “FIGURING OUT YOUR FUTURE: HOW PLANNING EARLY CAN AID IN YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS”

REALITY FICTION: HOW REALITY TELEVISION IS RUINING ENTERTAINMENT

“I can do what they do.” We are constantly being introduced to some new reality television show. No matter if the show revolves around married couples to game shows with cash prizes. They are spread throughout every aspect of mass media. We patronize them… Continue Reading “REALITY FICTION: HOW REALITY TELEVISION IS RUINING ENTERTAINMENT”