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Who Am I?

1) Bi-racial (under-represented minorities)- Check.
2) First generation American (cultural outsider)- Check.
3) Low socioeconomic background (very limited access to resources)- Check.
4) Uneducated parents (language barriers)- Check. 682 more words


Do we all view ourself as the underdog? 


You may not be able to have it all, but you can live without so much fear.

Another it’s-summer-and-the–heat-makes-me-cranky post, but this one involves Epicurus who, if you didn’t already know, is probably your favorite ancient Greek philosopher.

Epicurus’s philosophical and life focus was regarding happiness. 294 more words

Mental Health Therapy

David and Goliath

Giants are not what we think they are. The same qualities that appear to give them strength are often the sources of great weakness.”  As a society we are always measured or being measured to someone else, whether in the classroom, the board room or in between.  663 more words


Malcolm Gladwell on Underdogs

When the weak guys use their brains, they defeat the strong guys more often than you’d think.  In this NY’er article, Gladwell lays out just how this happens by using the example of a pre-teen girls basketball team. 37 more words

From Nothing To Something

And God also selected (deliberately chose) what in the world is lowborn and insignificant and branded and treated with contempt, even the things that are nothing, that He might depose and bring to nothing the things that are, So that no mortal man should boast in the presence of God. 304 more words

But srsly....pig noses are better than ice maidens.

Okay, so I finally did it.

I put myself on the holds list at the library and two days later, I went to pick up one of their FREAKING FOURTEEN COPIES of… 750 more words

Growing Up