Tagged: relationships

no help complex

Three Symptoms Of The No Help Complex

  Growing up, you’re taught to look to others for guidance. Your parents guide you growing up, your friends teach you what you can’t learn at home, your teachers instruct you on your academics, and your surroundings teach you how to carry yourself in the world. So many portals of...

Welcome To The “Early-Mid 20s” Rachel Jimenez

Well it happened – I am officially entrenched in an early-mid 20s lifestyle. I’ve always thought that getting older would mean getting comfortable with myself, mainly because I have always felt older than my birth certificate would have you believe. But with each birthday I get less and less excited....

communication technology

Communication Technology And Its Pitfalls

  NYT columnist David Brooks and I disagree on mostly… everything, but a recent column of his “Leaving and Cleaving” sheds light on the communication dilemmas triggered by technology. Today a breakup or unsalvageable friendship is mired in constant awareness — a self-imposed recognition of what the other is still doing.   SOCIAL...

all-star game

Boo To All-Star Game Valentine’s Days

“N**** couldn’t even watch the all star game, had to do the whole valentines day thang/ gotta play the game so my lady don’t complain”   My thought’s exactly J. Cole…well almost exactly. Every year, for literally as long as I can remember, the NBA has placed the all-star game...

nick jonas

Nick Jonas: Should He Be “Jealous?”

The Nick Jonas song “Jealous” was released a couple of months ago, reaching the number 7 spot on Billboard’s hot 100 list. This catchy song talks about real-life situations regarding his current girlfriend, Olivia Culpo, and Jonas’s reactions to some of their encounters when they go out together.   US...

living well

4 Ways “Living Well” Is Not “Old” Luxury

  Simplicity is the spice of life. When we reduce toxins — both in our relationships and in the foods we consume — our lives become more manageable and negativity is replaced with positivity. It is necessary that we eliminate the harmful substances that leave us feeling anything less than...