Tag: perception

PERCEPTION PERSPECTIVE: HOW WE VIEW THE WORLD THROUGH OUR SENSES

“What makes us see the world as we see it?” OUR SENSE OF EXIST The human mind is able to process so much information. We have five major senses that we can use to understand the world around us. Those major senses are smell,…

LEVEL TO LEVEL: HOW GOING FROM ONE SOCIOECONOMIC POSITION TO ANOTHER FORCES A NEW PERCEPTION

“Once you know better, you do better.” I come from a socioeconomic environment known as the working poor. And I have been in his space for my entire life. But in the recent years, I have been working to remove myself form this space…

PERSONAL PERCEPTION: HOW YOUR PEERS SEE YOU VERSUS HOW YOU SEE YOURSELF

“You’re never who they think you are.” We all have this idea of how someone sees us in life. But how can you be for certain if people actually like you or if they are just putting on airs to get in good with…

BREAKING FREE: MOVING AWAY TO GROW

“Get away to grow up.” In the year 2011, right after undergraduate school, I moved to New York City. Coming here for graduate school from Kenosha, Wisconsin was a new experience. You go from living on a rural campus to a major metropolitan hub….

CELEBRATED NOT TOLERATED: WHY BE SOMEWHERE YOU’RE NOT WANTED

“I wouldn’t want to belong, unless I belong.” I was recently reading a story regarding Hollywood actress Gabrielle Sidibe’s visit to the high-end Chanel retail store. While in the store, Sidibe said that she experienced racial discrimination while seeking to purchase a few items….

THOUGHT

“Are your thoughts your thoughts?” “I think therefore I am.” “Your thoughts become reality.” “I believe this to be true therefore it is.” We as humans always want to feel that just because I think something is true makes it true. Now, this has…

BECKY WITH THE GOOD HAIR!

“Don’t assume it’s all good.” “Here they go, always gotta be with a White girl.” “He must not love his momma.” “Any Black man who would hop, skip, and jump around all these Black women to be with a White girl, I can’t respect.”…