College — It’s Why I Joined The Military

My parents couldn’t afford it. I mean, according to the government, they “could.” They absolutely couldn’t afford it. I filled out the FAFSA… my parents made too much money (even though they were up to their eyeballs in debt). The entire experience was anxiety-ridden. The annoying guidance counselors, the pressure from coaches and mentors, allContinue reading “College — It’s Why I Joined The Military”

Take Me As I Am

Social conformity is a joke, right? Nah dawg. It is a legitimate behavioral response to peer pressure (or group pressure). Everyone seems like they are just trying to “fit in.” Fit into whichever group they find appealing, seeking recognition/validation while disregarding their values, or just adapting in order to make it out alive. Social conformityContinue reading “Take Me As I Am”

Are You Curious?

Seriously, are you? Not in the typical fashion where you pry into people’s lives, snoop through your significant others sh*t, or ask intimate questions to a stranger. This isn’t “creeper” curious (although you might argue that even some creepers are pretty analytical and intelligent, i.e. the main character in the TV show “You”). I’m talkingContinue reading “Are You Curious?”

Tale of Two People

We often only see what people want us to see. In all reality, it is not that simple. We likely see what we want to see. I often utilize this “story” if that is what you want to call it. Maybe it is more of a metaphorical lesson at first. It isn’t an everyday storyContinue reading “Tale of Two People”

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