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, […]
Who do you look up to?
We all have role models who have made impressions on our lives. Friends that make us stand up for what we believe in, musicians that make us follow our passion or a sibling that you aspire to follow in the footsteps of.
Positive role models can show us that the impossible is possible, strengthen our courage and give us energy. They inspire us to perform small acts of kindness, to create our own path and to follow our dreams.
It is also important to be aware of that you are a role model for others. Whatever you do affects the people around you – for better or for worse. Be conscious of what kind of role model you want to be and what imprint you want to leave on those who look up to you.
“Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambition and bring out the best in you.”