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13 Reasons Why I Don’t Like 13 Reasons Why

I’m sure most of you know of the very popular Netflix show about a young high school girl that commits suicide and leaves behind suicide tapes for the kids at school to listen to. The show has been quite controversial for a number of reasons, and these are just a few of the reasons I’m not a fan of the show:   Adults Need To Handle Mental Health Problems, Not Kids: In the show the main character leaves suicide tapes...

Why 30 is not the new 20

People often say that 30 is the new 20, but let’s not neglect a whole decade of life. Our twenties are some of the most important years of our lives; it’s a time for growth and development, a time for maturity and a time for setting the tone for the rest of our adulthood. So no, 30 is not the new 20, and here is a list of reasons why: Career-People are the most motivated to try different careers, and...

Materialism

  I watched a documentary recently that talked about the cycle of materialism. How people dream of affording more expensive things, and once they get raises in pay and can finally afford those things their lifestyle only gets more expensive and they continue to want more. Its an endless circle of getting more and wanting more, getting more and wanting more. They’re never satisfied. Just the thought of people need a certain kind of car, or house, or outfit to...

What Makes Success?

              In today’s society there seems to be confusion about what will make a person so called “successful”. Some people think it’s GPA, some people think it’s attending overpriced private universities, some people think it’s because you were born into an upper class family. While perhaps maybe some of those factors may help you, they are not the sole factors that you will make you successful. Just because you graduated and now have a college degree doesn’t mean that you’re...