There is a goal, a dream, a desire within all of us. Why, then, do we let fear prevent us from taking the steps to achieve whatever it is that we want?
Why is it that we spend countless hours contemplating the pros and cons of a particular decision that can bring us one step closer to achieving our goals?
Why is it that even after coming up with a convincing argument to go forward, we still stand in the same spot, paralyzed by ‘what ifs’?
What’s so hard about taking action for the betterment of our future? Why are…
Raise your virtual hand if you know what Tik Tok is.
Now raise two virtual hands if you’ve ever spent hours consuming Tik Tok content and don’t know where the time went.
You see, I have had my fair share of Tik Tok binge sessions and it was during this lovely “me time” that I learned some amazing things about cats.
Apparently cats prefer to drink water from water bowls that are far away from their food. The logic behind it is that water sources that are close to food sources have a higher chance of being contaminated in nature.
It’s never too late to learn a thing or two
Whether you believe it or not, there’s isn’t anyone out there who has never seen a cliché romance movie. You know, the one’s where the world stops and the couple stares into each others eyes, or where they have a candle light dinner and watch the sunset together.
Some people enjoy watching them while other people cringe when their friends force them into watching these types of movies.
No matter what your stance is on cliché romance movies, there are always some life lessons that can be learned from them.
You have more power than you think
There are many of us who want to be productive and accomplish amazing things. However, sometimes our environment seems to foster the opposite.
When surrounded by numerous lazy people in our social circle, it’s very easy to just go with the flow and do what everybody else is doing which is to continue being lazy.
But what if you want to be productive despite having a bunch of lazy people around you? …
Hint: It has nothing to do with money
Everybody wants to know what it takes to be successful on Medium. Countless articles have been written by successful Medium writers sharing Medium best practices in hopes of helping others become successful on this platform as well.
And you know what?
After reading so many articles in conjunction with experiencing the Medium platform in real time as a writer, I too have some Medium related advice to offer.
And yes, it has nothing to do with money.
Money will obviously be the result of following a good strategy. However, that is not…
What do you when trauma strikes right before a test?
Social studies class on a winter afternoon. The class had to take a test on the previous week’s course material. Everyone is seated and waiting to receive their tests from the instructor. The instructor goes to each individual student’s desk and hands them a blank test paper.
(Btw, please keep in mind that this story takes place pre-covid)
First and foremost I would like to clarify that this incident did not happen to me but to a friend of mine. …
Memes are everywhere. You find them on social media, family group chats, and even emails from your boss. You see these images with relatable captions and they make you giggle (most of the time that is).
Meme culture has become all too normal which is why it got me thinking. What exactly makes a meme go viral? What factors determine which memes get shared thousands of times and gets everyone talking about them?
I was intrigued by the phenomenon of virality so to speak. …
I guess you can say that no one ever sees it coming…until it does
It doesn’t happen in a split second. It grows on you. Life teaches it to you. Through laughter, through heart-break, through depression, you are introduced to a new layer of being grown-up about matters.
You no longer spend time on petty things. Apologies no longer hurt your ego. You become more aware of your surroundings. Your heart starts to feel empathetically towards others.
You no longer focus on people-pleasing. You are no longer interested in holding grudges. …
I wish I had known this sooner
If you’ve never heard of the term anaerobic exercise let me brief you on what it is. Anaerobic exercise refers to exercises that “consists of brief intense bursts of physical activity, such as weightlifting and sprints, where oxygen demand surpasses oxygen supply.”
Some examples of anaerobic exercises include lunges, weightlifting, jumping rope, sprinting, and biking just to name a few.
Anaerobic exercises utilize a unique energy system of the body. More specifically they utilize energy stored in muscles.
Did you know anaerobic exercise can uplift your mood? Studies show anaerobic exercise can effectively…
Bothered beyond comprehension
You make the decision
It’s time to take on life with precision
Being honest with yourself is great
Planning the steps of your life becomes innate
What better time than now to initiate
You have become aware
There is so much you have yet to repair
But first you must prepare
Your goal is to grow
So you take things slow
Because you want to be a pro
You want to hone your craft
And cherish the fact
That there is still so much left to be tapped
With consistency and effort
Your reality becomes apparent
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