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Failing My Way to Success

Society often views failure as a bad thing. As children, we hear about failure in the media and we witness its repercussions through our parents, role models, and overall surroundings. It is no lie that the idea of failure holds an extremely negative connotation, and...

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Dealing with Good and Bad Stress?

Many may think the best way to deal with Stress is to avoid unnecessary ways of building up pressure. It’s best to avoid ways to increase Stress levels apposed to trying to deal with it later. Stress can be defined as: A state of mental or emotional strain or tension...

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To Persist

As the old adage goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. There has been a theme popping up in my life lately over and over again. That theme is persistence. I was recently at a brand event at North Central College in Naperville and entrepreneur after...

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Learning As If You Were to Live Forever

By Rajveer Sokhey Education is vital, as it gives people the minimalistic skills to survive as adults in the real world. These skills include simple literacy and numeracy, as well as the ability to communicate, complete tasks and work with others. Education is...

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Can You Take it a Step Farther?

Can You Take it a Step Farther?

  February was a topic month of rethinking the messages we send to others. Inspired by Trish Prabhu, a 16-year-old innovator, social entrepreneur, advocate and inventor of ReThink - an effective way to stop cyberbullying. This amazing app was designed to help...

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Judgement: A Judgement

Judgement: A Judgement

Judgement. It consumes all of us. Even if we don’t act on a judgement, or fail to realize that we’re judging something, it will always be there. Judgements can be hard to shake once they’ve been made, and follow us like a cloud creating shadows, where there is...

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“What Makes You Come Alive?”

“What Makes You Come Alive?”

“Don't ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." -Howard Thurman What does this mean to you? What exactly does it mean to have “come alive”? It is...

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