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The Biggest Sacrifice for Growing up Is Becoming Indifferent

How often did you hear people say that growing up is tough? As a child, it probably made you feel like becoming an adult was a difficult journey but now you’ve reached that place, you feel that air of indifference about it. When a young person complains about school being difficult, the chances are you’ve moved on from the turmoil you felt when you were younger and you now feel that indifference or feeling of nothing. The same happens when a child gets a new toy – you can’t relate…

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Growing Old Is Easy, Growing up Is Painful

Ever since we have been able to think, we’ve been looking towards the future. We imagine how we will look when we grow up, the sort of people we are going to become. Without even knowing it, we set these expectations for ourselves because everything seems possible. From a young age we hear time and time again, “you can do anything that you set your mind to.” Untainted by the harshness of the world, we believe it. The idea of growing older whispers promises of freedom. At this age you’ll…

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Growing up With a Controlling Father Is Harsh, but Living Free Is Possible

The father-daughter relationship is a special one! It should be nurtured and encouraged because Daddy does have a lot of impact on his daughter. Unfortunately, not all fathers are a positive influence. Some of them are downright damaging. My own father often told me, as a teen, “Your too fat. I will never be able to marry you off!”. I look at pictures now and wonder how I ever believed him! A girlfriend in high school often spoke of her father’s threats to cut her out of the family if…

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The Growing Concerns Over Marijuana Use in The Workplace

The issue of marijuana usage has always been sensitive. Many believe it to have it’s positive and negatives. For example, until recently there is growing evidence that marijuana can help with seizures and other medical conditions. That has forced states to take another look at marijuana usage and if they should allow it recreationally. As a matter if fact, some states like Colorado have already legalized it and now have dispensaries popping up everywhere. This has made entrepreneurs a lot of money. Marijuana usage accounts for roughly $ 2 billion…

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Lying To Ourselves Can Keep Us From Growing And Learning New Things

People lie to one another for obvious reasons: to keep their jobs, to avoid an argument, or because they want to protect themselves from the repercussions of telling the truth. It may be wrong to lie, but we sometimes figure that it’s the best option in a sea of bad choices. Lying to ourselves, though? It happens quite often, and as it turns out, we’re pretty good at it. We convince ourselves that we really need that new device, that we made a wise financial choice, or everything is fine…

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