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It’s Never Too Late To Start

It’s Never Too Late To Start

Harli Jordean began his obsession with marbles at age six. In 2011, Harli was named the world’s youngest CEO at the age eight. His company Marble King, now sells specialty marbles at a price tag of up to $1000 US dollars. But what if you are not like Harli and don’t find your calling until [...]

April 27, 2015 Friends of The People Life, Culture & Society, Work-life Balance 0

To Love Her is to Respect Her

To Love Her is to Respect Her

It was a regular day at work. My phone vibrated as it received a notification… it was from a BBM group conversation. This group was a community of car enthusiasts in my local area comprised of a bunch of guys who find passion in modifying cars. These communities are typically male-dominated, and this particular group was no exception. [...]

April 8, 2015 Ayar West Life, Culture & Society, Sexuality 0

14 Truths About Being an Introvert

14 Truths About Being an Introvert

http://truththeory.com/2014/10/08/14-truths-about-being-an-introvert-that-mainly-introverts-will-understand/ In her book “Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking“, Susan Cain illustrates how today’s world has created an Extrovert culture; the ideal is to be sociable, loud, bold, and it is so because it resonates with how most of our interactions are nowadays. We are bold and loud [...]

April 6, 2015 Friends of The People Life, Culture & Society, Mental Health 0

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

By Amy Morin (http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/13-things-mentally-strong-people-dont.html) Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life. Check out these things that mentally strong people don’t do so that you too can become more mentally strong. 1. They Don’t Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves [...]

March 30, 2015 Friends of The People Life, Culture & Society, Mental Health, Work-life Balance 0

The Demise of Guys

The Demise of Guys

By Philip G. Zimbardo and Nikita Duncan Everyone knows a young man who is struggling. Maybe he’s undermotivated in school, has emotional disturbances, doesn’t get along with others, has few real friends or no girl friends, or is in a gang. He may even be in prison. Maybe he’s your son or relative. Maybe he’s [...]

March 24, 2015 Friends of The People Life, Culture & Society 0

The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

In 2012 I went through what most people would describe as “an episode” or “mid-life crisis” (perhaps a ‘quarter-life crisis’ may be more appropriate in my case). Without getting into too much detail, I will say that I was having trouble being content with the way I was living my life. My job at the [...]

September 1, 2013 Ayar West Life, Culture & Society 0

Welcome to The World

Welcome to The World

Welcome to World: 870 million people do not have enough to eat and 98 percent of them live in developing countries. The USA’s military budget nearly exceeds that of the rest of world’s countries combined. The UN estimates that nearly 30 women are raped every hour, based on data from only 65 countries. According to [...]

December 31, 2012 Friends of The People Life, Culture & Society 0