The 2017 Charlottesville Riots

This past Saturday, a vast amount of protestors gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to participate in the "Unite the Right" rally, a rally intended to acknowledge white nationalistic behaviour in America. The rally commenced at noon hour though was promptly disrupted by police officials due to violent interactions between protestors and counter-protestors. The riot was organized … Continue reading The 2017 Charlottesville Riots

3 Habits to Ensure Success When You’re in your Early Twenties

I have heard numerous times throughout my life that teenage years are typically the most difficult and challenging for the average person. Your body changes emotionally and physically, you're learning more about who you are as a person and perhaps you catch a glimpse of love. My teen years were challenging at times, as were … Continue reading 3 Habits to Ensure Success When You’re in your Early Twenties

The Incredibly Unrealistic Expectation of Future Employers

I have discussed the concept of the workforce and poor work ethic previously here on my blog, however the other day I was conversing with my mother and sister about the current state of the working world and we began to dissect the expectation of many employers, one expectation in particular; experience. I was explaining … Continue reading The Incredibly Unrealistic Expectation of Future Employers

Confidence

Confidence is arguably something a majority of individuals struggle with. Possessing the ability to be self-assured is not necessarily an integral component of the average person's personality, however it can be easily adapted into becoming something that comes naturally in everyday interactions, activities and thoughts. From my own understanding of confidence, I believe that many … Continue reading Confidence

The Lack of Support Regarding Local Businesses

As I have previously mentioned here on my blog, my sister owns and operates her own business named Earthly Delights. Her business merchandise consists of fresh, chemical-free produce and furthermore handmade bath products containing essential oils, for example body scrubs and bath bombs. My sister has been working incredibly hard to establish her business, and … Continue reading The Lack of Support Regarding Local Businesses

3 Things You Should Never Say to a Person with an Eating Disorder

I would categorize myself as an eating disorder awareness advocate, specifically because it seems as though there is a lack of social recognition regarding the tremendous implications of this type of mental illness. There is still a heavy stigma affiliated with mental illness, and I would argue eating disorders even more so than other mental … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Never Say to a Person with an Eating Disorder

How to Handle an Argument Effectively

Arguments are an inevitable component of most relationships, regardless if said relationship is romantic, friendly or family-oriented. When approached aggressively or with ignorance, arguments can quickly escalate and be blown out of context, allowing persons involved to become even more enraged and possibly even hurt by what may be said by the individual they are … Continue reading How to Handle an Argument Effectively