The author reflects on their experiences with social media, personality disorders, and society's current ills. While they have created several personas that differ from their true self due to social pressures, they are content with fewer friends and a smaller social footprint. The author criticizes the current societal obsession with extremism, instant gratification, and false portrayals of life on social media. Highlighting societal neglect as the source of their mental illness, they list out the traits they value in people - like respect for nature, cessation of violence, non-obsession with materialism, and mutual respect. The author remains optimistic about societal change, although they believe it may not happen in their lifetime.
The blog explores seven ways to make a positive impact on our Earth and to become better humans. These include, cultivating empathy, practicing sustainability, connecting with nature, fostering education, practicing mindfulness, supporting and volunteering, and leading by example. The author stresses that becoming a better human and caring for Earth is a lifelong journey and a collective mission. Small actions can create significant changes and by practicing these seven tips, we can contribute to a brighter future. The text encourages us to embrace this journey with an open mind and heart, to make the world a better place.
In a town where the leaves changed colors with memories, Martha's house was an eternal autumn. Every russet leaf was a day she'd forgotten to forget, each golden frond a moment she clung onto. Her trees were the most vibrant in the whole of Hartsville, an explosion of crimson, orange, and gold, which while beautiful, was a symbol of her inability to move forward.
Life is a journey filled with ups and downs, and often, adversity strikes when we least expect it. It's during these challenging moments that we discover the incredible strength and resilience that lies within us. Adversity is not the end of our story; it's an opportunity to grow, learn, and ultimately, triumph. In this blog … Continue reading Rising Above the Storm: Overcoming Adversity in Life
You wake up to the same predicament every morning. Whether it be bills you are unable to handle and have no clue on how to resolve. Possibly it is watching the news and the ever-flowing feed of doom and gloom. Maybe it is the kids driving you nuts and keeping your nerves frazzled. What if … Continue reading When Life is Too Much
The one thing almost everyone has in common at one time or another is regret. The feeling of disappointment over a missed opportunity or possibly something else. Regret is one of our core components of emotions and is not a flaw. We need this emotion for more than you realize. Thing is, it is how … Continue reading Living with Regrets
Our lives begin with this aura of meaning that is pressed upon us by an entity that is not real. One that presses upon us the importance of statures and delusions which we must accomplish to have meaning. We all crave that answer, “Why are we here?”. Most search all their lives in vain looking for that one answer. Those that feel happiness is an ideology that is force-fed to us through society. Society dictates what and how we feel, meanwhile decade by decade, increasing the stressors in which we live. The insurmountable objectives we must accomplish.
People are more and more having this sense from birth that they are owed something. This mindset is something I am unable to comprehend. If anyone is entitled to anything, it is those who were silenced. This is easy to distinguish, anyone other than a white male. Thing is, you still have to build your ship and make it strong. Making alterations along the way to allow it to sail through obstacles and survive the overall reality of life. When it sinks, you start over with in depth knowledge how to prevent that from happening again. Yet some cannot grasp the errors and correct them.
In our hands lies a powerful weapon. One that we use against ourselves daily, over and over again. Tearing away at our identities, and critical thinking abilities, paving a highway to our own demise. We are our own worst enemy and we are armed with harming ourselves, as well as others (i.e. President of the United States coaxing uninformed, irrational citizens to storm a government building and cause chaos all in Tweets).
This has become a term that fascinates me. One so simple yet so completely hard to grasp for most people. The word unconditional gets flung around like any other "hot word" of the hour. Does anyone know what the true meaning of unconditional? un·con·di·tion·al [ˌənkənˈdiSH(ə)n(ə)l] ADJECTIVE not subject to any conditions: "unconditional surrender" Merriam-Webster Dictionary … Continue reading What is Unconditional Love?