Lately, as the World Cup has been unfolding, I’ve been approached by many people who think that I will care that a certain team is winning or losing. My background is Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian. It’s almost an immediate assumption that I’ll want to know the scores, or what team is staying/leaving. It astonishes me … More Why I don’t care about sports or nationalism
Hey, You’re up. Can’t sleep again? That sucks. I’ve been meaning to talk to you about some stuff. You said I’m worthless. And it really got to me. I’ve been feeling down for several years. And I know you’re repeating what others told me, or showed me through their treatment of me. But it hurts more … More An open letter to the person who’s brought me down the most
There are facets of modern society that irk me. I’m not sure how I’d change them if I could, or if I’m the only one who feels this way, but they make me feel like a lost little alien who got stranded on a planet she doesn’t understand. And worse, I find myself behaving and … More Top 3 things I hate about living in the modern age
So today I figured out the cause of unhappiness in most people. It’s because most people don’t own a red Ferrari. I was leaving the grocery store in which I had eaten dinner. It cost me about $10.00. For a brief second, I wondered why that soup and salad cost $10.00. Was it really worth … More You’re not happy because you don’t own a red Ferrari
Hero worship is imbedded in the roots of our society. Every day I catch myself or others praising those we do not know. We venerate our favourite actors/actresses, musicians, politicians, sports figures, talk show hosts, social media figures, and anyone else who has some level of fame. Society rewards and idolizes people for their accomplishments, … More They’re not superheroes
Who cares if Leonardo DiCaprio wins an Oscar? It’s obvious the man has accomplished a lot in his lifetime, as a human being and as an actor. Humans do not need external validation for accomplishments. Imagine if everything we did in life was for some sort of award or prize. What about the experience in … More Who cares if Leo wins an Oscar?