When did relationships get so difficult for people?

Break-ups, we’ve all been there. They’re a dime a dozen for a lot people in fact, but is this really surprising? No. Nowadays divorce is the end result of half of all marriages, but the real question is why? Years and years ago, our grandparents were married and they managed to stay together this long so why can’t people our age?

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Be professional, not perfect

I’ve written about perfectionism in the past, how we shouldn’t set the bar so high for ourselves that we basically set ourselves up for failure. For someone who always worries too much about how they will perform, this is a common problem, but I there’s another part of perfectionism I feel needs to be addressed: how we appear to others.

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Missing Class in College

In high school, if you missed class it was the teacher’s responsibility to make sure you were able to make up the material you missed. On the other hand, missing class in college means that it’s your responsibility as an adult to deal with the consequences.

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Help out student athletes

A little while back I wrote an article explaining how important the NCAA basketball tournament is. I wrote about sneaking live streams during class because missing anything could mean missing everything. Well luckily for us, the biggest moment of the tournament came Saturday night when North Carolina beat Kentucky on a last- second shot.

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Reducing plastic straw pollution

In the rush of a college week, cooking may be replaced with eating out, which often times means a lot of plastic waste. The biggest offender seems to be the straw, as it seems to appear even when dining in. Then it appears again on campus, bus stations, woods and beaches. Clean up programs run by non-profit organizations such as Take 3 name these straws as one of the most commonly found items.

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The basics of respect

In my free time, I often watch Youtubers like Markiplier and Jacksepticeye because it helps me relieve stress and get a good laugh sometimes. One day, I noticed that Markiplier had recently posted a video talking about respect in society, not any certain kind of respect, but a very basic respect for others. which he notes is being lost in today’s society.

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A look at modern day Disney

It’s no secret that in this topsy turvy world we live in there are a lot of differences in opinion. For example, who’s your favorite Disney princess? Mine is Ariel because duh she’s a mermaid and she pulls off fire engine red hair, you go girl. That being said, I totally accept your right as a human being to pick Cinderella or Snow White or whatever floats your boat.

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Movie remakes can never compare to original films

Growing up there are certain movies that act on you in certain ways. For me, when I was young it was Toy Story. I didn’t like the idea that my toys would be all by their lonesome when I was gone, so the fact that these toys led somewhat of a life outside of their owner’s made me happy.

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Know when to put your phone away

Three firetrucks, two ambulances, and police cars filled the parking lot at my apartment complex this weekend. Just after the firefighters had put out the fire and were interviewing the apartment tenants, my neighbors drove up to the scene laughing and pointing at the fire. As they exited their car, one of them put on his Aviator sunglasses, squatted, and made a duck face while his roommate took his picture in front of the firetrucks.

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