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”

How Patience Leads to Success

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. Jean-Jacques Rousseau I’ve grown up in the technological world, so I know a little something about instant gratification. In this age, everything is instantly available, whether that be written information, music, or games to play. You click a couple buttons, and the results are instantaneously delivered. ThisContinue reading “How Patience Leads to Success”

3 Great Self-Care Books for Nurses

“If you can’t love yourself, how the hell you gonna love somebody else?” Ru Paul In nursing, this quote can be reworded to say,  “if you can’t care for yourself, how can you care for others?” In a profession centered around taking care of the health of others, it’s extremely important to care for yourself.Continue reading “3 Great Self-Care Books for Nurses”

The 3 Best Self Care Books for Teachers

Teachers are the heroes of the work force. They work long hours outside of their pay to take care of their classroom and students. Teachers just aren’t paid enough for what they do, and they work sometimes beyond their limits to make it work. Because teaching is such a demanding job, it is extremely importantContinue reading “The 3 Best Self Care Books for Teachers”

The 3 Best Self Care Books for Entrepreneurs

Being stuck at home during the pandemic brought one great thing into many of our lives: the time to pursue the dream of entrepreneurship.  Now you’ve probably learned that entrepreneurs are extremely busy people. Between all the hard work and networking, self care can fall to the sidelines. In order to incorporate this back intoContinue reading “The 3 Best Self Care Books for Entrepreneurs”

How You Can Avoid the Holiday Stress 2021

Let’s be Honest Holidays can stress you the eff out. They take all your money, demand all your time, and stretch you right to your limit. I’m talking about gifts, decorations, trips, parties– things that are time and money consuming.  The holiday season is supposed to be something to enjoy, not something that makes youContinue reading “How You Can Avoid the Holiday Stress 2021”