I Hate My Job: This Is How You Can Find Work That Truly Fulfills You

It’s all too common for people to end up in jobs that are the worst possible match for them – this drains them, makes them miserable, and dramatically decreases their productivity. Wouldn’t it be better to end up in a job that you actually enjoy? One that is a good fit for you and yourContinue reading “I Hate My Job: This Is How You Can Find Work That Truly Fulfills You”

Conceal Your Intentions– The 3rd Law of Power, Simplified

See Law 1 Here See Law 2 Here This is the 3rd installment of my reviews over the 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, and already I’m starting to feel intimidated by the absolute manipulation being taught. With that said, I present the 3rd law: Conceal your intentions. The chapter starts of with thisContinue reading “Conceal Your Intentions– The 3rd Law of Power, Simplified”

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:”

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”

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”

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 4 Areas of Self-Care

Sometimes, self-care looks like a box of chocolates and a movie. Other times, it takes a whole lot more effort than that. These are the four areas of self-care. 1. Emotional Self-Care Emotional self-care involves accepting your emotions and taking action to resolve emotional distress. Blocking out negative emotions is not self-care. For example, ifContinue reading “The 4 Areas of Self-Care”

10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work

Your boss might not want to hear it, but let’s face it– work can get real boring, real fast. When things get slow, you find yourself checking the time every five minutes. This makes for a long day. Here are 10 ways to distract yourself from a long, boring day of work. 1. Set aContinue reading “10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work”

Growing Up Gen Z

Intro to Gen Z Generation Z consists of everyone born between the years of 1997 and 2012. At the time of this book’s creation, the youngest of Gen Z are nine years old, and the oldest are twenty-four.  Generation Z is sometimes referred to as the loneliest generation. Out of all the generations, this isContinue reading “Growing Up Gen Z”