A Take on the Second Law of Power:

A Case for Keeping Enemies In my second installment of this series on Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws of Power, we have Law #2:  Never put too much trust in friends, learn how to use enemies. Upon reading this rule, I was very confused. Why would you choose an enemy over a friend? To showContinue reading “A Take on the Second Law of Power:”

On the First Law of Power: 

The Case for Kissing Ass The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene is one of the most controversial books I’ve had the pleasure of owning. Upon hearing of several prisons banning the book in fear of prisoners employing the topics within, my interest was piqued. I headed straight to Amazon, and saw a vividContinue reading “On the First Law of Power: “

A Perspective on the Ego and Self Care

The more I write the word “ego”, the more it doesn’t seem like a real word. This is ironic when you consider what the ego is– the sense of self as affected by the external world. More simply put, the ego is how you look at yourself through the lens of your own personal reality.Continue reading “A Perspective on the Ego and Self Care”

When Social Media is a Great Thing

Do the positives outweigh the negatives of social media? It’s no secret social media has had its fair share of negative influence on young people. When I was in middle school, the cyber-bullying began. I escaped unscathed, but many didn’t. Rumors travelled at lightning speed about kids being pregnant, or having stripper mothers– all throughContinue reading “When Social Media is a Great Thing”

Nine Things I’ve Failed At

…and what I’ve learned from it 1. Blogging In the last few years, I have started several blogs. Each lasted between three days and a week. I’d read a few stories and watched a few videos about bloggers who got really big, really fast. I thought this meant that it would be easy and peopleContinue reading “Nine Things I’ve Failed At”