Reasons To Rediscover Your Mind & Passions

Reasons To Rediscover Your Mind & Passions

​When a person tells you you can’t do something— no wait, let me rephrase that. When a person has absolutely no idea what your passions in life are, and how hard you’re trying to steer closer to them each day, criticizes you.
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In the first place, don’t ever think about 'what if?'

'What if' they are right?

That shortly turns into what if everybody is right. Gosh, such dreamers you guys are. Stop letting this get in the way of your own vision.

Second of all, we ALL have our own passions and drives that all are pursued through widely-differing acts and levels when comparing ourselves to others.

Here’s the fascinating part:

One’s level could be either higher or lower than yours, but how do you think so inferior of one working extra hard for their mental stability not to be disrupted from your comparison skills? How do you know who you even are if you are so focused on being superior?

Are you really going to sit there and not admit that you, too, had something you really loved about yourself that no longer exists in your heart?

This is why you crave for that feeling of being invincible. And criticizing will only make you more thirsty as you are feeling completely alone. As you keep losing hope that you will succeed, you forget to imagine that levels do not matter. You know what’s right. You’re just too lazy to work hard for it like the ones you’ve inspired to continue. Criticism will never benefit you. In common sense, criticism will only rob you of your personhood.

With that being said, as soon as you even catch that drive you have for something, or better yet, multiple things. We all have our goals that go sometimes maybe a little faster than yours or you also fail to stand up to your own self, just like us.

Here are some questions I have for you to put to mind:

Why not just agree that nobody’s 'perfect?'

Why not just give in to that rough-patched book cover you criticize or enjoy just laying there on your shelf?

I mean, there had to have been a time in your life where you actually wanted that book. The cover was probably more vibrant when you first got it.

This is where it applies to us:

Humans often tend to lose their nostalgic identities exactly parallel to your loss of interest in, let’s say... a story from your childhood. That means it was once a part of you. That book may have been shared with the most important people of your life. You, as a person, once appreciated this book more than you do yourself today. You forgot about yourself mainly, never bothered to clean the shelves, or even forgot that feeling of having a pure clean soul where all your passions roamed freely and aimlessly. But now they revolve around others.

Something happened in your life. Don’t worry, sweetie, you’re just reading me and you can trust me. I still guarantee you know what you’ve been through. Rough or not, why don’t you stop criticizing us and put yourself in our shoes?

Still, think you’re 'perfect?'

Why don’t you clean up your self first? And, instead, open that book you knew you lacked any more appreciation for. Focus your eyes, as you flip through the pages, and then you suddenly begin to remember the neglected story you left behind or your “passions.”

Some pointers, babe, you can always get a new and better book if your story is still incomplete. There may be torn out pages from your past, but your mind only begins to hit you with curiosity. You begin to actually see the world and want to learn more.

And that is where you become yourself again.

Don’t fall for criticism once again, please.

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The Trump Presidency Is Over

Say hello to President Mike Pence.

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Remember this date: August 21, 2018.

This was the day that two of President Donald Trump's most-important associates were convicted on eight counts each, and one directly implicated the president himself.

Paul Manafort was Trump's campaign chairman for a few months in 2016, but the charges brought against him don't necessarily implicate Trump. However, they are incredibly important considering was is one of the most influential people in the Trump campaign and picked Mike Pence to be the vice presidential candidate.

Manafort was convicted on five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud, and one count of failure to file a report of a foreign bank account. And it could have been even worse. The jury was only unanimous on eight counts while 10 counts were declared a mistrial.

Michael Cohen, Trump's personal lawyer, told a judge that Trump explicitly instructed him to break campaign-finance laws by paying two women not to publicly disclose the affairs they had with Trump. Those two women are believed to be Karen McDougal, a Playboy model, and Stormy Daniels, a pornstar. Trump had an affair with both while married to his current wife, Melania.

And then to no surprise, Fox News pundits spun this in the only way they know how. Sara Carter on Hannity said that the FBI and the Department of Justice are colluding as if it's some sort of deep-state conspiracy. Does someone want to tell her that the FBI is literally a part of the DOJ?

The Republican Party has for too long let Trump get away with criminal behavior, and it's long past time to, at the very least, remove Mr. Trump from office.

And then Trump should face the consequences for the crimes he has committed. Yes, Democrats have a role, too. But Republicans have control of both chambers of Congress, so they head every committee. They have the power to subpoena Trump's tax returns, which they have not. They have the power to subpoena key witnesses in their Russia investigations, which they have not.

For the better part of a year I have been asking myself what is the breaking point with Republicans and Trump. It does not seem like there is one, so for the time being we're stuck with a president who paid off two women he had an affair with in an attempt to influence a United States election.

Imagine for a second that any past president had done even a fraction of what Trump has.

Barack Obama got eviscerated for wearing a tan suit. If he had affairs with multiple women, then Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell would be preparing to burn him at the stake. If they won't, then Trump's enthusiastic would be more than happy to do so.

For too long we've been saying that Trump is heading down a road similar to Nixon, but it's evident now that we're way past that point. Donald Trump now has incriminating evidence against him to prove he's a criminal, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller is just getting started.

Will Trump soften the blow and resign in disgrace before impeachment like Nixon did? Knowing his fragile ego, there's honestly no telling what he'll do. But it's high time Trump leaves an office he never should have entered in the first place.

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Stop Cussing Damn It!

Why society needs to be less aggressive in response to foul language.

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Well shit, here we go again. In a world of constantly changing language in our everyday society, we need to take a step back on the censorship of words. Foul or vulgar language is frowned upon in most social settings, more specifically in public settings. Language has been created for us to communicate with one another. The fact that there is a whole group of words that are completely disregarded because they are "Cruel" or "Unnecessary" strike me as odd. Language and lexicon was created to allow each person to freely express themselves, their feelings and ideas, openly to everyone. Words like damn, shit, hell, and phrases like son of a bitch and fuck off are overly addressed as negative and foul.

As with any way of speaking, it is all about your deliverance of such language. Yes, is directing a "Fuck you" openly to someone in public a great idea, not really. But, in a general context, there shouldn't be a censorship on such phrases. If these types of words are not being used in derogatory ways, then I see no issue with them. Words help express us and our emotions. Foul language can emphasize our excitement, frustration, or anger with any situation. These words and phrases are just the natural evolution of our language. More so, there is a huge acceptance gap generation to generation.

This acceptance gap is huge from Generation X to Generation Y, or the Millennials, and even more of a gap with Generation Z. Things that offend Gen Y and are disgraced by Gen X don't always phase Gen Z individuals. Saying shit and damn have become natural filler words, sometimes used as verbs, most of the time as adjectives. It's actually quite interesting to hear people from different generations speak. Most people nowadays don't even register how much they swear because of how natural it is to them. I myself cuss a lot, a part of me in what society has labeled as a "bad habit".

Cussing, swearing, using foul language, or however you want to label it, is just something that has been integrated into our society more and more. Like anything, the time and place should always be taken into consideration before dropping words like bitch and fuck, but most of the time there isn't a bad time to speak with these choice words. Another thing is, if society accepted, and even mainstreamed, words that are frowned upon into natural conversation, they no longer would hold much power. If everyone "talked dirty" or used a "foul mouth" all the time, then no one would be cursing. We would all be simply speaking.

We as humans are constantly witnessing change. Our language has been changing and evolving since the very first grunt in history. We will continue to evolve our language and words that are viewed as "bad" now probably wont even be spoken by the end of the century. There will always be "bad words" and sayings that can be taken offense to, but like stated earlier, it's all about deliverance. I say who gives a shit, go ahead and cuss all the damn time, I don't give a fuck. Nothing in that sentence is rude or offensive. Is it the most professional sentence? No, of course it isn't, but nonetheless, sentences like that shouldn't be disapproved by society. We, as a society, should embrace the way our language and communication levels are evolving, and if we properly teach people how and when to use such "disgraceful phrases", there won't be an issue.

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