The Cambridge Dictionary defines a New Year's Resolution as "a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year." The importance of resolutions for the upcoming year falls on the individual; one is either into it, scoffing at it, or indifferent. While setting goals can provide a sense of purpose and accomplishment,… Continue reading Do New Year’s Resolutions Really Matter?
image via Pinterest I'd like to start this post by stating that I don't have an answer to this question. It is going to require time, patience, and persistent experimentation. Having been born in 1983, I am on the older side of the Millennial generation. According to The Balance Careers, we have various characteristics in… Continue reading Can I escape over-achievement hell?
When I wrote the blogs about quitting and mediocrity, I had no idea that these questions would become extremely relevant in my life within just a few weeks. Just a week and a half ago, I was a student pursuing my Bachelor's degree at Purdue Global University. I was (and still am) a full time… Continue reading Personal Reflection: Quitting and Mediocrity.
The notion of quitting a goal has a negative connotation. The internet is flooded with quotes meant to inspire people to keep moving forward, regardless of what it takes. Society tends to look down on those who quit. Theo Tsaousides, Ph.D states, "...we feel sorry, unsympathetic, or worse, indifferent toward people who quit. There is… Continue reading Is it ever okay to quit?