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

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

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

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. … Continue reading SELF IMPORTANCE: WHY WE USE THE WORD INTELLECTUAL SO LOOSELY TODAY

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, … Continue reading NEWBO: IS THERE TIME FOR A CULTURE SHIFT

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

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, … Continue reading CELEBRATED NOT TOLERATED: WHY BE SOMEWHERE YOU’RE NOT WANTED