shayna abrams (Street Articles Author)

About 5 years ago, I went through some rough spots in my life (like everyone does) that landed me tied to a gurny and tranquilized in a hospital bed overnight. Through my book "How To Successfully Skew Reality" and this blog, I hope to bring to the table everything I learned from my experiences that helped me survive the bad times in life. I not only want to share my experiences with you, but I want to hear yours. It is how I become wiser.

You Are Perfect - No Approval Necessary
We live in a world that puts a lot of emphasis on approval. Approval is needed down to what belt we wear on our jeans and what color our fingernails are. It seems so silly that we go to such great lengths to feel validated as individuals, but, unfortunately, this…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Self Esteem   Jan 17, 2012  
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To Imitate Or Initiate - That is the Question
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus." Martin Luther King Jr. We are living in hard times nowadays. There is civil and military unrest as well as economic strife throughout the world. We cannot trust that the intentions of our own government are…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Leadership   Jan 17, 2012  
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