By Sophie. Recently I read an article showing the latest fashion campaign using Jaden Smith (Will Smith’s son) as a gender-neutral model. Jaden is now the face of the Louis Vuitton’s women wear. So I decided to look into the positive impact that gender discussion is having on the world.
Shy brothers and sisters, this one is for you.
There’s great value to be mined from the quiet individual … the meditative recluse … the contemplative outsider. I have always innately trusted shy people just a little bit more than the boisterous, bombastic type. They’re genuine. There’s nothing to hide because there is no facade. Quiet individuals have nothing to prove, no one to prove it to, and are content simply living their lives to the fullest for their own enrichment.
Positive thinking does create positive outcomes. But not everyone believes that. Some people think positive outcomes are only dictated based on how much effort you put into something. And, while effort counts, how great of an outcome can you have if you think miserably along the journey to that outcome?
I know peer pressure sounds a bit high-school. It is because we experience it mostly during our high-school years. But don’t deny it that it still gets you now in your college life, at work, or even over the Internet. I know ’cause I feel it too. The only reason why we feel pressured is because we always want to “belong” or to blend in wherever we are. That’s human instinct. But if handled incorrectly it sometimes places us at risk for bad outcomes. With that being said, here is my Five Ways to Resist Peer Pressure.