Recently, I discovered how I’ve conditioned myself to forgive in the absence of an apology; sadly, I had begun to no longer expect one. We are really bad at apologizing , let alone, asking for forgiveness when we’ve wronged someone. We Lean into the thought that the imperfections in another cancels out the need for accountability on our part. We close our connections by simply walking away and thinking “oh well”…convincing ourselves that the other person overreacted. The blind spots in our self awareness comes into play with us avoiding accountability, indulging in our pride, and yes, upholding the fear of vulnerability.
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The term Internship has often been viewed as something solely for undergraduate and graduate students. I started thinking about all the benefits that taking on an internship…… Read more “Start Early with Internships for High School Students”
There’s a stigma that comes with identifying yourself or family as being low-income. But for many children it’s a reality and if those who know about…… Read more “The Reality of Low Income Children”
In a time where everyone is flashing expense trips and purchases on Instagram it’s difficult not to mimic the trend. As young adults we face financial hardship…… Read more “Save That Money, Secure the Bag”
There is a sense of pride in knowing that you were the first in your family or group of friends to venture outside the “norm.” For some that…… Read more “First Generation EVERYTHING”