The Friendship Formula

Meet Jesse. Jesse is a friendly person. She has just moved to a new apartment in New York City. She’s excited, but nervous because she doesn’t really know anyone in the area. As soon as she moves in, she strikes up a conversation with her neighbor. It didn’t go as smoothly as she planned, and the conversation ended awkwardly. Jesse is embarrassed about it, so she tries again with a different subject. Still, the neighbor seems disinterested in a conversation with Jesse. Jesse is frustrated and hurt. But she can’t…

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Why Letting Your Age Define You Is Pointless

I remember times when I was job searching, I’d see jobs that I knew I could do, and do well, yet I had no chance of getting it simply because I didn’t have the necessary years of “experience”. You might have seen the same thing. Equally, when you turn eighteen, you are able to vote, at sixteen you are able to drive. Legally speaking, a mere 24 hours before your birthday, you weren’t equipped or experienced enough to vote or drive. We sometimes accept age equals experience. But I’d rather…

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Who Says All Introverts Hate Socializing? Here’s The Truth About Introvert And Extrovert

You think you may know the difference between #introverts and extroverts – the common misconception is that introverts are shy and don’t like to socialize, and that extroverts are outgoing and love to be in the spotlight. But actually, there is much more to it when you scrape the surface. These two personality types are different in how they recharge their batteries and how they respond to stimuli from the environment. Source: Lifehack For example, being at a party, surrounded by noise and people, or taking up a challenging hobby…

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There's No Perfect Family, but a Happy Family Doesn't Need to Be Perfect

#Family members offer more support to us than just about anyone else in the world. Odds are, those who raised you are willing to help you in any way they can. While family dynamics are as unique as the individuals themselves, most families strive to be healthy and functional.[1] Humans desire love and sense of security, and who else can do that better than our families? We all want families we can trust. Being able to count on those closest to us resonates feelings of love and appreciation. However, achieving…

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If You Think Work Hard and Play Hard Is Not Practical, You Haven't Really Tried

How many people do you know who complain about #work stresses? They may even do a job that they do not enjoy, only to return home at the end of the day with little energy or motivation to do anything. They go to sleep and prepare for the same routine the following day. The concept of work #hard #play hard is the last thing on their minds.[1] Perhaps you may feel like this some days, too! A lot of people may not revel in the mundane tasks of their day-to-day life, which…

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10 Important Truths Every Twenty Something Should Realize

Your twenties are a time rich with experimentation. The transition from dependence to independence can feel like a roller coaster ride. Surely you’ll encounter some bumps over these ten years, so here are six helpful #truths to keep in mind during your twenties. We have some obnoxious notions when we are going through that age but it becomes more and more irrelevant when we start becoming mature and #realize that there are certain universal facts that needs to be grabbed. Out of the myriad ‘Grand Pa’ suggestions, here are ten primary and…

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Twin Boys Sell A Huge Teddy Bear But No One Stops By, Until Angelina Jolie Appears…

History is full of some incredible tales of persistence, from Robert the Bruce to others who have thrived in the face of adversity and constant setbacks. There is an underlying lesson here, which dictates that we should never give up when pursuing our life goals as our own determination and persistence can ultimately influence the course of our destiny. The Are Also Everyday Examples that we Can Draw Inspiration from Aside from historical events, there are everyday reminders of this important lesson. Take the example of twins Allen and Brandon,…

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