Why we need role models

  “Even though we don’t admit it, every single one of us aspires to be like somebody, whether they live in the world today, within the bard’s lyrics, or on the pages in the library.” –Evan Meekins There’s a lot of controversy about people having role models. Role models serve as an inspiration and encourage…

The importance of introverts

“Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured…Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to.” – Susan Cain, There is a common belief that the definition of an introvert is someone whom is very shy and lacks social skills. Recently after watching Susan Cain deliver…

Connection

“We can’t jump off bridges anymore because our iPhones will get ruined. We can’t take skinny dips in the ocean, because there’s no service on the beach and adventures aren’t real unless they’re on Instagram. Technology has doomed the spontaneity of adventure and we’re helping destroy it every time we Google, check-in, and hashtag.” – Jeremy…

The pressure of our future

“One day, you’re 17 and you’re planning for someday. And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And then someday is yesterday. And this is your life.”  – One Tree Hill Seventeen is the in-between age, you lack the naivety of a sixteen year old and you haven’t quite got the maturity…

Women’s right to say no

“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” ― Margaret Atwood On May 23rd, 2014 the Isla Vista killings occurred in California. Elliot Rodgers a 22 year old planned to enter a sorority house in UCSB, all because women weren’t showing him sexual attention and were…

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