A good friend of mine and I were talking a few years back about how we would love to write in a diary on a daily basis, but that we’re too forgetful (and perhaps lazy), to do so. A few weeks after that, she told me she bought a tiny notebook and that she’s going to start writing one thing that makes her smile each day.
Once in a while, I come across articles that offer advice on how to live life to the fullest, or what to do to be happier, more productive or more successful. I decided to compile my own list. Needless to say that you don’t have to take advice from a 22 year old, but perhaps you will find something useful. Enjoy and don’t hesitate to leave comments below.
Much has changed in recent years in the field of journalism, communication and media. Every minute of the day, forty-eight hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. This past October, Facebook surpassed 1 billion users. By the year 2013, more people will use their mobile phones than PCs to get online. One thing that hasn’t changed, and I don’t think ever will, is that great storytelling is the basis of great content, regardless of the medium used.
It is too often that twenty something year olds blame the economy for the lack of jobs. Maybe it’s because they’re lazy, or not qualified. Perhaps it is because they lack creativity. Maybe, then, it is time to start pointing the finger at educational systems, not the economy. Time Magazine recently did an interview with Robin Marantz Henig and her daughter Samantha Henig, who co-wrote the book Twenty Something: Why do Young adults seem stuck?