We are all in this society that encourages laziness and consumption, instead of exploration and minimalism. Obviously these are complete opposites and they don’t go well together. And no, taking a vacation and blowing a bunch of money on tourist attractions doesn’t count as exploration.
Many teenagers may think that it is nearly impossible to be a minimalist while being a teenager. I will tell you right now that it is possible, I don’t even think that it is that hard. I am a 14 year old teenage minimalist and I think that any teenager should become one. There are some obstacles but after all the goods outweigh the bad’s (tremendously) and it will make you happier about your life. Continue reading “Being a teen minimalist.”
Does it really matter what other people think of you? Can you please everyone the you see in one day? NO. There is no way possible that you will please every single person that you see in one day. That being said does it really matter what other people think of us or are we constantly trying to please everyone.
Natural talent is thought of as a gift, but is there really such thing as natural talent? To me there are certain kinds of natural advantages but for the most part there is no such thing as natural talent.
Being great at something isn’t just something that happens. It isn’t one of those things that you don’t even know that it is happening. I can assure you that you will know if you are on your path to greatness. You have to feel like you are outworking everyone else. You need to have the feeling that there is no possible way that someone in the same field as you is working harder than you at a particular moment. You wake up early to do whatever it is you want to be great at. You are always the last one practicing. Especially at sports.
This can apply to anything. You don’t need the newest gadget or whatever it is that you are fascinated with. This is most important with sports and hobbies. Say baseball for example, you don’t need the newest bat to hit it further. How about photography. You don’t need the best of the best camera to take good pictures. There are many good photographers that used point and shoot cameras for a long time. Including me. I still use a point and shoot camera and I think that I have taken some pretty cool photos. If you want to check them out just go to my website at enelson5.5gbfree.com.
Programming is a part of our everyday lives whether we know it or not. It is used to make animated movies or special effects in movies. It is also used to make websites. youtube.com ,google.com ,apple.com, and pretty much any other website you can think of were all created with programming. Another practical use for programming is for apps. All apps are made with programming. The possibilities with programming are endless.