FT mom, writer, and 'doer'. Coffee obsessed and science-based, I thoroughly enjoy broadening people's horizons and mental processes through the written word.
I know what you're thinking (I really need to work on that). You're thinking, "What the hell is the 'Slow-Age'? And, if it's so important, why haven't I heard about it until now?"
Online schooling seems to be a rising trend nowadays. In fact, according to statistics from Ambient Insight, roughly four million K to 12 students attended online classes. And, according to projections from The Washington Post, it's said that 50 percent of all high school courses will be taken online this year!
What's the difference? Obviously, consistent and temporary are complete opposite terms. But, what's the difference between perseverance and determination? In technical terms, perseverance is considered "steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success," and determination is considered "firm or fixed intention."
Sometimes it just seems like there is no perfect "dream" career for us. You know, the one job that you love waking up for every morning and truly have a passion for. Or, sometimes, we simply just don't know what that path is.
"Sometimes, I don't know how much longer I can go on. Sometimes, I just want to give up. Sometimes I feel so guilty and overwhelmed that I think, maybe, others would be better off if I disappeared. Not dead, but far away so that I may gently fade from their minds over time.""I feel as though I am so caught up in my own life that I lack the power of empathy, and I find it terrifyingly easy to become emotionally-detached at a whim. My life is disorganized and hectic. So hectic, that I don't even have the time to solidify friendships. It's a lonely time. In short, I'm overwhelmed, stressed, and extraordinarily lonely. I have no idea where to start bettering myself and my life..."
Have you ever heard the expression "love is like a firework?" Maybe you've heard that one hit song by Katy Perry? You know, the one that says, "Baby, you're a firework!" Well, surprisingly, there is a lot more truth to this statement than we realize.
What does it mean when your single life and parent life clash? What should you do when it happens? How do you even know it's happening? What does it mean for your life?
What is the F.I.M.I. Theory? The F.I.M.I. Theory is a well-known one. It's a simple, yet powerful, phrase: "Fake it 'til you make it". Simply put, faking it until you make it is a way of saying to pretend you are/have what you want until that thing is actually procured. Even more simply put, it means pretend you are what and who you want to be until it becomes a reality.