This may seem a little off topic, but still. So, in the period that you have been sitting here reading a couple blogs, I was dragged off of the couch by my over-enthusiastic father to go hop on my mountain bike and roam the mountainous, windy, bumpy streets of the small town in which I … Continue reading Observations of Small Pleasures and Strange Popsicles.
If you don’t know this, I took my notepad to school today just to record my interesting observations of my/others daily lives. It’s funny how quickly things fall into place in a daily routine. Every kid at my school sites at the same lunch table every single day of the week- generally in the same seat … Continue reading Observations of a Daily Routine and Insecurities located in the Cafeteria…
Sorry, this is going to be a short one, and I could say so much more on the subject of positivity- I wrote poetic awesomeness this during my break at school in my notepad about: If you focus on the good things, you’ll find that you thrive in a somewhat positive community that thrives around trying … Continue reading Observations on a little Optimism can go a Long Way
Today I took a notepad with me and started recording the daily life at my school by writing down observations- it had some interesting results both personally and statistically: Personalities are interesting things. They are woefully complex yet simple. Obvious, yet difficult to observe because of deep perceptions and opinions and dreams that evolve and … Continue reading Observations on my crazy Feelings and Friendships…
Most humans naturally like to be together (in general). When humans are feeling alone and scared, they gravitate to another person who can relate, or someone who has more experience. When humans are happy and excited about something, they gravitate to someone who is also happy and excited about something. Humans LOVE to be able to relate … Continue reading My Observations on Following the Crowd
“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” – Abraham Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being I think an assumption is a powerful thing- Assuming something when you don’t have the upper hand in knowledge gives you instant power. Knowing something is a … Continue reading Observing the Power of an Assumption
Teens have grown attuned to teacher’s antics. They know when to stop talking, how to communicate without being seen or heard, they know how to push the teacher’s buttons- but sometimes they lack the reaction time of an adult. And the hormones. Don’t mention the emotions. They’re clever. They’re smart. They understand things. They hate to … Continue reading Observations of the Interaction of Teachers and Teens (Not as boring as it looks!)