I’M NOT QUIET OR LONELY, JUST IN THOUGHT: WHY DO WE ASSUME INTROVERTED IS UNHAPPY

“Being to yourself gives you time to reflect.” A lot of people throughout my life have told me that I am an introverted person. They have asked me why am I so stand off-ish or why do I like being so lonely. But there is a reason why I have become the person that I am today. For starters, I am an introverted person, but I am not stand off-ish nor am I lonely. Because stand off-ish people are unawareRead more

AGE OF DEPRESSION: HOW THE MORE WE UNDERSTAND SELF THE MORE UNHAPPY WE BECOME

“In an era of technology, we are more connected, yet very much detached.” In a world where we are more connected than anytime before, you would think it would make us happier. Yet it has not only made us happier, but the more we learn and understand ourselves the more depressed we become. And I don’t mean know ourselves like knowing me as an adult. I mean knowing us is it pertains to our existence on Earth. You would thinkRead more

NEARSIGHTED GOALS: WHY SOME CAN ONLY SEE WHAT’S IN FRONT OF THEM

“Is it hard for you to see your potential future?” Many of us can only see what’s in front us in life. We have a place where we want to be in life, yet we can only see what is in front of us. Everything in the distant appears to be blurry. But if we keep on working at what it is we’re doing, the far fetched place we want to be is not far away. So, what is it,Read more

UNLOCKING TALENTS: EVERYONE HAS THEM YET FEW UTILIZE THEM

“Why most of us will miss┬áthe opportunity.” When we are all born, it’s hard to gauge what we’re going to be as adults. But nonetheless, I think we all have something that we are born with that makes us not only us, but could make us successful. Unlocking this means having some level of self-awareness. When you become self-aware, then you’re able to unlock this inner talent. In addition to unlocking this inner talent, one must also work at thisRead more

MAKING MOVES OR IS IT YOU: HOW CHANGING YOU MIGHT BE THE REAL MOVE TO MAKE

“What are you really running from in life?” For me, growing up in a small city my entire life, I decided to move to the big city for graduate school. Living in New York City, you have a perspective of the world that I couldn’t have gotten in the small city. On the other hand, there are people who feel that leaving their small place is what’s holding them back in life. But be careful, are you leaving the cityRead more

PUTTING YOURSELF FIRST: CARING ABOUT YOU BEFORE ANYONE ELSE

“Are you always putting people before yourself?” Are you a person who always think about the well-being of others before yourself? Do you tend to put the needs of others before the needs of yourself? Have you ever asked yourself where this feeling comes from to save people? Why do you think it’s your job to correct another human being? Could it be because it makes you feel good? Or is it because they genuinely need the help? There areRead more

MIRRORS: WHY WE CAN’T SEE OURSELVES IN SOCIETY

“Ever have a hard time looking at yourself?” ┬áThe United States of America has such a deep fear of transparency in this country. We hate looking into mirrors and seeing ourselves for who we really are in society. There is this fear that when the people do see us for who we are, it will uncover something about us we don’t want out. But that person or people you’re worried about seeing the real you is the same as you.Read more