Tag: #selfimportance

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…

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…

I’M NOT YOUR MOMMY AND DADDY: WHY THE WORLD OWES YOU NOTHING

“Always got your hand out.” In the household where I come from, I was under the impression that no one in this world owed you anything. As a child, my mother let us know that I am doing for you while you’re in this…

SELF IMPORTANCE: WHY WE USE THE WORD INTELLECTUAL SO LOOSELY TODAY

“I think therefore I am.” We live in a society today where there is so much self-importance. Everyone feels that they are unique enough for everyone to get to know. It’s the main reason why social media is such a big medium. You’re taking…

NEWBO: IS THERE TIME FOR A CULTURE SHIFT

“We carved one out before, why not again?” In the 1610’s, the African American population was forced to the United States as indentured servants. Later becoming slaves, losing names, religions, birth place of origin, and overall identification. Once freed in 1865, we went from…

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…

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….