Finding Success On Your Own Terms Ever notice how the only time that most humans will give kudos to other humans, is when they are successful at doing common things? Think about it, academic accomplishments are awarded with a plethora of accolades, as are: marriages, new babies, career promotions, new businesses (depending on the business); … Continue reading Being Successful On Your Own Terms
Cleaning Out Your Mental Space Often in life, we come across recurring issues. Sometimes these are good issues, and sometimes, they are not. However, if we take time out to investigate the situations at hand, we might find that there are similarities in the metamorphosis of many of our dilemma’s. Once this has been discovered, … Continue reading What Is The Common Denominator?
You Have Control Over The Way You Are Received I've heard the questions asked: "If you died today, what would you want said in your eulogy?" Or, "What would you like for your obituary to say about you?". While I don't disagree with those exercises, I think a more important question is: If you are … Continue reading What Do You Want People To Say About You
Breaking The Rules of Tradition From birth, us humans have been being trained. We're trained to walk, talk, go potty, and around ages 3 or 4, we begin social training -- things such as: manners, sharing, and etiquette. The next course of training is morality. This is basically where we are taught the difference between … Continue reading Deconditioning Yourself
Accepting Positivity And Happiness As Separate Entities While scrolling Instagram a few days ago, I ran across the meme posted above, and it really hit home for me. "Staying positive doesn't mean that you have to be happy all the time". Well, that's a relief. If being positive meant always being happy, then I've failed … Continue reading Positivity VS Happiness — Are They One And The Same?
Staying In The Game The day that I learned about the particulars of Borderline Personality Disorder was one of the hardest days that I've had to endure thus far. The first thing that came to mind was: "Most likely, I once had a chance at being great at something. Everything that I have done, been … Continue reading Darkness, Static, & Light
Songs That Will Get You Off Your Ass! Music is a spirit. It's a spirit that moves and grooves. I can only speak for myself, but music has gotten me through all of my rough times and has provided the soundtrack for all of my awesome times. I haven't done a top five in a … Continue reading Afrologik’s Top 5 Hype Jams!
A Short Story About Brandi Badd Ass A while back, I was having trouble staying in balance. Suddenly, I started losing weight. I wasn't trying to, and I had been eating as much as I usually do. Within a few weeks I had lost nearly twenty pounds; I was barely 100 pounds. I would also … Continue reading Returning To The Good Vibes Zone
Making Your Own Envy Work For You The mirror can be a far more deadly weapon than a gun or a knife. It can be dangerous because it not only shows us who we are, but also, who we are not. A lot of times our own mirror images does not add up to who … Continue reading Jealousy: A Useful Tool
How To Handle Introductions To Unpleasant People Have you ever met someone that you instantly did not like? I’m sure that at some point we have all experienced this. It's not always a bad thing. I had an experience a few years ago where I was invited to a friends house and when I arrived, … Continue reading I Know We Just Met, But I Don’t Think I Like You