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 […]
Share your passions
What are the things you could talk about for hours on end?
It could be anything from soccer players, music and your favourite TV series to your biggest role model, murder mystery podcasts and your collection of funny looking rocks you’ve found while hiking.
No matter what you are passionate about, own it and talk about it! Being a nerd is not a negative thing, rather the opposite! It shows you are passionate about something, and passion is contagious.
Sharing your passions, however unusual they might be, with others might also inspire them to try something new. And if you in turn listen to what the people around you obsess over, it might also intrigue you to give it a shot.
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, […]