You can’t control all the events that will happen to you in life, but you can choose how to react to the things that do. If you perform poorly on your algebra test, you have two options: You can complain that the test was too hard, that you are not a “math-person” and that your […]
«You were born an original, don’t die a copy»
If you read biographies of some of the greatest people of our time you will find that many of them have one thing in common: they didn’t fit in.
It is of course in our nature to want to be like everyone else. It is scary to stand out. But we also know for a fact that the people who dare to stand out are the ones who change their surroundings. Wouldn’t it be a boring world if everyone acted and looked the same?
So, don’t be afraid to stand out. Be you. Be proud of who you are
What does it mean to show courage? Some would say it is brave to skydive from a plane or speaking in front of many people. Others would instead say that showing courage is speaking up on behalf of others or following a dream no matter what people think. No matter what bravery means to you, […]
In 1964 Kitty Genovese was murdered on the street just outside the apartment where she lived. The attack lasted more than 30 minutes, and she was screaming and resisting. The attacker stabbed her multiple times, until she died at last. It was later discovered that 38 of her neighbours saw the attack from their windows, […]