History proves that focus, and investigative journalism collapse during economic booms. This typically brings a surprise, shock to the system resulting in a recession no one saw coming.
The New York Times recently had two editors respond to a college aged white woman's request to help her address her uneasy feeling of guilt about her white privilege. What does her fear, and their responses tell us about this sensitive topic? How else can we look at this?
The 2018 midterms will decide the platform of the Democratic Party for 2020. A Red Wave will bring on a centrist/moderate pivot, whereas a Blue Wave will move the party further left. Let’s examine both potential outcomes.
You can only control so many things in your life. Things you cannot control have degrees of ease about how difficult or simple you can attempt to manage them. You should surround your life with issues, causes, and ideas that are within your control. This is how you can decrease stress, increase results, and allow yourself to stay more consistently optimistic in the process. How do you do it? Give it a read.
What an interesting time we live in. The majority of the world's richest people hold over half of the wealth. A lot of them have plans to put their wealth towards charitable organizations. Some of these people will put their wealth to organizations that they created. Others take part in venture capital and look for ideas and people to invest … Continue reading An Unrealistic Utopia
It's interesting how people chose to help on a particular cause. Making a difference is all about doing what you feel passionate about. It's also rewarding yourself for being selfless and not selfish. We all do it. Yet we all do it differently. Some people prefer prayer. It's their main MO. They pray for results. … Continue reading Making a Difference
Change presents us with the following options. You can resist it. You can embrace it. You can be the one creating it. You fall into some combination of the three before mentioned lines. You cannot speak about change without discussing the past. You can begin by accepting the following principles. The past is gone The past … Continue reading Change. A series devoted to one word. Part 3
Traveling has always been a passion I have had, and the ability to explore other locations is one of the greatest gifts we have in this technologically advanced era. I am so blessed to have been able to discover this beautiful world. I love interacting with locals, and monitoring for intricate differences of each culture. I … Continue reading About Me: Part 10, Traveler
I love to cook. It is similar to running, in that my mind turns off and only focuses on the meal I am preparing. I enjoy the creativity of cooking. I like the struggle of duplicating a good meal, and experimenting with a new idea. I love that every time I cook, it will turn out … Continue reading About Me: Part 9, Cook
I am hardly athletic, but I love sports. I love watching and playing them. I am much better at watching, though. I have always had a love for running. There is something special about a good playlist, a beautiful outdoor path, and the freedom to run. I love it. I am indeed in a new place … Continue reading About Me: Part 8, Runner & Sports Enthusiast
I am a dog lover, and I rescued my dog, Wilson. He is my life. I love him like a child. My day revolves around him, and I have no problem with that. I make sure to schedule my life around his needs. He comes first, and he should. He loves me unconditionally - but I'm sure … Continue reading About Me: Part 7, Dog Rescuer
I am an advisor. I understand personal finance well. It has always been a passion of mine. I love to help others, so why not use my finance knowledge to help clients succeed financially. I look at it as they are joining me on my Ark when they sign up to become a client. I will … Continue reading About Me: Part 6, Advisor
I have no hobby that brings me more joy and happiness more than volunteering my time helping educate children. I know why I have this passion. I am so fortunate to have had incredible teachers as I grew up. I had many educators influence me. I remember when I was young, watching the movie ‘Pay It … Continue reading About Me: Part 5, Educator
It’s 2018. Of course, I have to pledge allegiance to a respective ‘party,’ to make some people happy, and allow the rest to say, ‘I told you so.’ I am a libertarian. I love (for the most part) what the party stands for. I will admit, some of the ideas are fantasies in the era … Continue reading About Me: Part 4, Libertarian
I am an American. I love my country. I like my country’s confusing, dark, and beautiful history. I thank God that I could be so fortunate to be born in this country. I am lucky. I am privileged. I could never be who I am, lived the life I have lived and developed the way … Continue reading About Me: Part 3, American
I love my Heavenly Father, my mom, and my dad. I am so blessed to have all three in my life. I thank God that my parents taught me about my religion, and then gave me the freedom to choose a continual involvement in my church. My parents are the best. They would do anything … Continue reading About Me: Part 2, Love God, Love mom&dad
Let me give a small background as to the foundation I have, and where my thoughts, knowledge, and experiences come from. I am a Catholic. I love my religion, and nearly everything in my life goes back to my faith. I believe that the faith I have in Catholicism resonates in every other aspect of my … Continue reading About Me: Part 1, Catholic