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Reasons Why People Become Unhappy (Infographic)

There are more people today who are unhappy about their lives, their work, their partners or their classes than ever before. Scrolling through our newsfeed or checking the latest snaps, it’s easy to be fooled into thinking that everyone else…

The Whole World Is In Your Hands: 6 Thrifty Ways To Travel Across It

I grew up in a very small town — the kind of place where everyone knows you and you know everyone else. It’s the kind of place that gets crammed in summertime and oh-so-quiet during the rest of the year….

Science Agrees: You’re Born A Winner, You’re Born Unique, It’s All About Maintaining It

Yup, you heard that right, you’re a winner even before you’re born. Quite a wonderful thought to wake up to and live by. But hey, we’re not here to just make up some bulls**t that will make you feel good,…

The 10 People From College You’ll Never Speak To Again Once You Graduate

There are few things more liberating than sitting surrounded by a crowd of your peers on graduation day. It’s not only the fact that you’ve completed a degree, but it is also a consummation of all your memories. It’s a…

Miss Independent: 3 Reasons I’m Grateful I Paid For College By Myself

I was very lucky to grow up not having to worry about money. Both of my parents worked full-time to support the family. We lived comfortably, and we had everything we needed. My parents were strong believers in not raising…

Emirati Women Are Leading Change In The UAE

Since its inception, the UAE has supported women who pursue higher education and join the workforce. The late Sheikh Zayed, the founding father, stressed that “all fields of work are open for women in the Emirates, just like men”. However,…

Mom Knows Best: 4 Times Your Mother Was And Still Is Always Right

I hate to even admit it, but my mom is usually right. From the time I was a young child to the present, my mom has been correct on most occasions. There have been plenty of fights, tears and laughter in…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma On Persistence: I Was Rejected From Harvard 10 Times (Video)

Alibaba’s founder and CEO is the perfect example for persistence and determination. From learning English a decade ago through giving free tours to tourists, to his rejection from KFC when he applied to work there, Jack Ma’s story is an inspiration…

Welcome To The Real World: 5 Signs You’re Ready To Flip Your Tassel To The Left

During my freshman year at Michigan State, I wouldn’t have been able to imagine being excited to graduate college. In fact, you probably would have found me at a frat party, red solo cup in hand, squealing about how, “I never want…

4 Reasons Why Nostalgia Is Actually Advantageous To Your Well-Being

What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette People often vocalize how they should abstain from living in the past. To some degree, I agree with them. Your heart and soul should…

The Kids Of Baltimore Aren’t Thugs, They’re Teenagers In Need

Imagine you’re a parent. Your teen daughter has been sulky lately. You eye each other with suspicion; you both feel disrespected. You think she should be following your rules; she’s tired of those rules. Then, one day, she comes home…

Every Stressed College Student: Stop and Read This Now

Before you read this, take a moment. Make a list of 5 things (simple things) you are grateful for. Ready, go. Now read: Dear fellow academians, nerdy engineers, hopeful future doctors, lawyers, movers, and shakers of the world, college students…

Magic Johnson: How An African American Became an NBA star, Defeated HIV And Built A Business Empire

You know someone is a badass when he goes from growing up in a poor african american family to becoming a star NBA player and a business tycoon worth $500 Million. Earvin “Magic” Johnson, the legend who fought HIV and…

Poetry Is People Watching In An Airport

“Then a text message comes. You look down to see who is trying to reach out before you’re unreachable. Then you get further distracted and check your email. You look on social media and get lost between what’s happening in…

Why The ‘5 Reasons We Can’t Handle Marriage Anymore’ Is Literally Bulls*it

Anthony D’Ambrosio is a 29 year old sex and relationship columnist who recently published an article titled ‘5 Reasons We Can’t Handle Marriage Anymore.’ He and I are the same age until May 29th, when I turn the big 3-0….

The Genius-Insanity Gene: Why The Smartest People Are A Little Bit Crazy

The way I see it, if you want to be successful in ANY walk of life, you gotta be a little bit f*cked up too. I mean, all the “good ones” are. Take Albert Einstein, for instance. Absolute GENIUS when it came…

The Biggest Risk Is Not Taking One: Why A Gamble Is Always Rewarding

Tell me something that’s true that almost nobody agrees with you on If you have heard this statement before, you are probably an entrepreneur, a wantpreneur, or simply heard it at a job interview.  What comes to your mind? I…

5 Signs Your Career is Killing Your Romance

We all desire success. We stay focused and work hard, but at what point does our professional life interfere with our personal life? If we are in a relationship, is there a line to be drawn when work begins to…

Mo Money Mo Problems: The $350,000 raised for Detroit’s Walking Man has turned his life upside-down

If you want to work and you’re black and you’re a blue-collar guy from Detroit and you don’t have a car, chances are you’ve got to take a bus to whatever suburb it is where they’re hiring. Because they’re not…

#NoMeansNo: Study Shows 1/3rd Of Male Students Would Rape A Woman

You read that right. Unfortunately, this is not some sort of bogus click-bait article you see floating around Facebook with a sensationalized headline that says something like “And you won’t BELIEVE what happened next! My jaw is ON THE FLOOR!”…