Unfortunately, society decides what winning or losing means to individuals. But, shouldn't losing be from that individual's perspective? What if taking the initiative was a win? What if being able to compete was the goal. We need to rethink how, what, and why we judge.
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If we asked you and your best friend to define happiness, the two answers would most likely be different. Why is that? What is happiness really? Is it an emotion or is it a state of mind? This simple question is one of the most difficult in the world. How can happiness be defined?
Do you know that you're special? Do you know that you are great? There is no other person in the world like you. You deserve to be loved not only by those around you but by the most important person in your life — YOU. Self-love and care is the most important investment you can make in your life. When you learn to love yourself, you teach everybody else how to love and treat you.
Body shaming is painful and has the possibility to cause negative long term effects. Nobody should feel shame over their weight, clothing size, or body shape. We were all made differently and we are all equally beautiful. Let us be mindful of each other's feelings. Always choose kindness.
The kind word and gentle spirit can achieve so much more. Jamaica's men are boxed into the image of a rugged, callous personality that does not bend. What do we do to make sure that we break that image? Owen "Blakka" Ellis gives his advice to correct the label.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Kindness is so powerful that it helps in improving your relationship with yourself and others. Always aim to be kind to everyone, you never know how far that one deed will go.
A real hero never wears a cape or costume. We interact with heroes every single day. We now need to acknowledge them while they are still here with us. We also need to accept that, for some people, we are their heroes. Look at the people around you; are their spirits looking toward or away from you?
Kindness is both an in-born concept and something that is learned over time. However you build it, kindness is a valuable traits to have. The dividens can be unending, fulfilling, and transferred for centuries. Build up your kindness arsenal and see how it works.
Being a victim of sexual assault is one of the worst things that can happen to anyone. You are not alone. Support is available for your recovery. Reach out for help. Most of all, understand that you are never at fault. The criminal who did this to you is at fault.
Generating what is needed to re-create one’s own life during this pandemic, I believe, first starts with acceptance. The Oxford dictionary defines acceptance as the quality of being willing to accept an unpleasant or difficult situation. The approval requires a desire to value the good, the bad and the ugly of your life. Conversely, it […]