While I appreciate that people do have chemical and hormonal imbalances, it is my experience that depression is very real. No drug will truly stop depression because they do not address the real-world reasons for why a person becomes depressed in the first place, including but obviously-not-limited-to a death in the family, losing a job, divorce, and…
Maybe I’m reading too much into it, but I wouldn’t be quick to lay blame at your own skin color or background. That’s a very limiting mindset that won’t empower you. I wish you the best, and don’t give up.
I appreciate you sharing your thoughts on this matter. Thanks to you, I have more of an idea of what to expect; I’ll be starting my journalism journey at university this year.
Quitting isn’t always failing. Sometimes it’s not “quitting” but “moving on”. I hate being relativistic but it really does depend on the context, one’s reasoning, and the implications of your choice.
Good blog Felicia. For about three years I wandered around after high-school, doing all sorts of jobs: a printer for 9 months…
I look forward to buying her book. I first came across it when Benjamin Hardy mentioned it in his own book, Willpower Doesn’t Work.
As others have said, I think it’s possible to bridge the gap between “mottainai” and Kondo’s throwing-away. To get to a place where we can practice mottainai, we must first be rid of the things…
Sorry to double post. With “overexaggerate”, certainly there are different degrees to which someone can exaggerate. Are you suggesting that if such a distinction is worth making, that it be done more creatively?
Similarly, “exaggerate slightly” I see from time to time.
The issue is that wealth doesn’t work like a “race”, and the people who view it as a race seemingly don’t understand how races work. In fact, trying to view the complex world that we live in through the lens of a “race” is laughable.