I find that perspective is the most important tool to checking yourself (or rather, getting yourself in check). As I've gotten older, I've found my ability to check-myself and put things into perspective has increased tenfold, and I'm writing this IEG article today about perspective because this morning I finished reading "The Fault in Our … Continue reading Perspective
You don't know that character, From that classic book. You don't know about food, Or even how to cook. You don't know the countries, That sit on our maps. You don't know the runners, That run all those laps. You don't know what film That actor was in, Or ways to exercise And … Continue reading “You Know Nothing” – Poem
It's not gonna make you any money It's not like a real job I don't really read, sorry. What do you write? Is it like Fifty Shades of Grey? Sorry to disturb you. Not busy, are you? You're always on your phone or laptop or writing something down. How many books have you written? (And … Continue reading Things Writers Are Tired of Hearing
Most people who work a job they hate, or work a 9-5 stuck to a desk, have probably once dreamt of working remotely (away from an office). But as a new remote worker (freelancer), I'm here to say it's not all it's cracked up to be. Here's why this way of working isn't always so … Continue reading Remote Working and Freelancing Sucks!
I just finished reading Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi this morning, and I had to post a review because of how excited I was about it before reading it. However, it wasn't all that I wanted it to be. Here's why... *MILD SPOILERS MAY BE IN THIS POST - BEWARE!* The Bad … Continue reading Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone
"Oh god, have you seen yourself, lately? You seem to have put on a little Weight." Wait? Have I? I didn't notice. "How could you not notice? It's in your face Your thighs Your belly And your ass." Now that you've told me, The fat enters my Mind. I'm fat. Fat. Fat. Fat. When did … Continue reading Lil Fat Girl – Poem
We all have prejudices. They stem from our upbringing, influences, and our experiences. From these things, we are kind of "taught" how to act in a certain situation. And this extends to how we treat others, too. However, how often do we actually consider what our prejudices do to other people. How we make them … Continue reading How Your Prejudice Affects a Person’s Life