What I’ve Noticed About Not Noticing

Life gets hectic sometimes. Today, much of my afternoon was devoted to my research paper on the Iranian-Saudi Arabian proxy war in Yemen. After a few hours of reading and writing, my brain decided to go on strike. I grabbed my journal and wallet and drove about 10 minutes to Mixed-Up Cup, a small frozen …

Why You Should Avoid Identifying with Political Parties

It’s not uncommon to hear people identify themselves with political parties or specific ideologies. For example, phrases such as, “I’m a Republican,” or “I’m a feminist,” or “I’m a liberal,” seem to bombard Facebook “About Me” segments and everyday conversations. Chances are, you don’t care that your dermatologist’s neighbor’s cousin voted for Hillary because he’s …

Problems with the Institution of Marriage | How to Have a Lasting Marriage

Problems with the Institution of Marriage Humanity seems to operate on a very short-lived spectrum of satisfaction. In today’s advancing era, we demand the latest and greatest, the newest and most advanced, the extra features and added bonuses. Technology and consumer products seem to be updated, redesigned, and “improved” constantly just to keep the average …