In Stephen R. Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, he explains the two different kinds of people: proactive and reactive people. Reactive people are those whose environment(physical/social), feelings(emotions), conditions, and circumstances empower their actions. Proactive people are value-based, and they are aware that their behavior is a product of their own choice. …

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Texting, Tinder, and Technology  Living in the digital age has permanently changed the way we communicate with one another. Advances in technology have availed us to a variety of electronic means of communication that do not require face-to-face interaction. From texting to snapchat, these “shortcuts” are intended to make life easier. But they also have …

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 I am a little late on the “New Year’s resolution,” le sigh. But it’s never too late to make a change. Inspired by author Laura Lippman, who every New Year’s picks just one word as her resolution for the coming year, I decided to do the same. I wanted a word that would have impact; …

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In The Apology, Plato chronicles a speech Socrates made at a trial where he was charged with violating several laws of Athens, the harshest being “corrupting the youth of Athens.” The trial ends with a death penalty sentence for Socrates. While given an opportunity to suggest an alternative punishment, Socrates declined believing he did nothing …

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