From Facebook quarrels to quitting before starting, there are plenty of ‘trends’ media outlets have been running with, dragging Generation Y through the mud these days…
Why should we accept these claims? Here are some of the things we should be reminding ourselves of everyday in order to change that image.
Sometimes being a homebody is last way you want to spend your weekend. But there are some great ways to spend your time at home without just sitting around doing laundry and watching Netflix. (although I do love my Once Upon A Time marathons…)
A few weeks ago Emma Watson, the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, gave a compelling speech on gender equality and launched the #HeforShe campaign. The speech is an incredible and well-articulated piece and I highly encourage you to listen.
Challenges in life are not always so easily avoided. In fact, sometimes we have to face them head-on. Even though the odds can be stacked against us, there are a few things we can control that may very well put the ball back in our court.
Your age isn’t as important as your willingness to move forward.
Being young in years and having less experience in certain fields will almost always result in someone telling you that ‘you aren’t ready’ or ‘you aren’t cut out for…’ whatever. However, take these critiques as motivation to push yourself; being young can’t be an excuse to give up.
And by ‘use a little more attention’ I mean, ‘could use a little GOAL-SETTING’.
So, I’m on what I’ve been affectionately referring to as a ‘goal-roll’ lately. Basically, I can’t stop thinking, talking, or actively pursuing a few very important goals that I have set recently. I guess real commitment takes that kind of insane focus, am I right?!
“Be the example.”
This is the phrase I heard all too often from my parents when I was a teenager going through the motions of high school hilarity. Gossip, rude comments, jealousy, anger, cattiness – there was always something brilliant to complain to my parents about. Complaining is really just transference; we want the person we are complaining to to feel as outraged as we are. That way, we can take some of the weight off of ourselves. But instead, my parents always said the same thing…
“Be the example.” Read More