Some tips to save our skin

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I have been dealing with acne for the past five years. I have been through a rollercoaster with my skin. It caused anxiety, depression and demolished my confidence. After many attempts at fixing it (one of them put me in the hospital for a week and almost killed me), I finally succeeded. I went on Accutane for six months, I was terrified of stopping in fear that my acne will come back, but I had to. My skin was finally PERFECT, it was clear. …


Not your average advice

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Investing in the stock market has become one of the most popular ways of passive income, millions of people are putting their money in the stock market but only 20% make money in it. One of the main reasons people lose money in the stock market is lack of courage and fierceness, they follow the crowd and play it safe. But if most people lose money, how can you do the same and expect a different outcome?

The reason people are so anxious and cautious about investing in the stock market is quiet obvious, they’re playing with their money. If…


Especially to my parents

“99% of people would consider their wishes fulfilled if they had your life.”

You don’t need a lot of money or fancy clothes or a SO to be happy. As cliché as it is, believe me, it’s true. All you need is a yourself and a gratitude mindset.

In the past few days I’ve Been on an amazing family vacation. I felt so happy and fulfilled, words can’t even describe. I had so many pure moments of gratitude, felt the need to say thank you to the world, so here I am.

Growing up taught me how important a gratitude…


It is up to you to make it worth the time

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Every single person’s life is a movie. Unfortunately, not all of us get to live in a romantic comedy with Leonardo Dicaprio as our co-star, but it is what it is. Whether it’s a drama, action, or just a teen movie, it is OUR. We are all the main characters in our own film and either a secondary or just an extra in others’. The only question is whether our movie will be successful, whether it will be watched by millions, or will the theatres be empty. Fortunately, it depends on us and us only.

The human brain can not…


According to the longest research ever made

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ABOUT THE STUDY

The study was called the “Harvard Study of Adult Development,” and it’s goal was to observe people for an entire lifetime to determine what keeps people happy and healthy throughout life.

Since 1938, for 75 years, Harvard tracked the lives of 724 men. Tracking 268 Harvard sophomores during the Great Depression, they hoped the study would reveal clues to leading healthy and happy lives.

During the intervening decades, the control groups have expanded. In the 1970s, 456 boys from Boston’s poorest neighborhoods were enlisted as part of the study. …


“If you’re neutral in a situation of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor”

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I don’t live in America. Where I am from, there is no awareness of racism in the world. I thank god every day for making me curious, aware, and not afraid of the truth that needs to be heard and seen. Let’s make a change!

On May 25th, 2020, George Floyd was choked to death by a cop while three other cops were standing by. George Floyd was arrested because the cashier at the market thought that the 20$ check he gave her was counterfeit; later on, it was found that it wasn’t. When George was arrested, he was cooperative…


BE UNIQUE

It’s time we talk about women’s insecurities. Spoiler alert: There’s a lot of them.

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Women’s insecurities is a well-known topic. Most people know they exist and know pretty much what they are about, but that’s pretty much it. It is time to have that uncomfortable conversation. Let’s talk about our body and mind, about the insecurities we all feel but are ashamed to talk about.

WEIGHT

According to Linda Jackson, “Although females are more dissatisfied with almost all aspects of their bodies than are males, most of their dissatisfaction centers around weight issues, namely, around being too fat”

“Approximately 91% of women are unhappy with their bodies and resort to dieting to achieve their ideal…


BE UNIQUE

Lauren Simmons is the only African-American female day-trader at NYSE.

Both feminism and racial equality are highly discussed social topics, as women and African-Americans work to gain the respect and equality they deserve. Finance is known as a men-dominated world but slowly yet surely women are climbing to the top and showing their unmatched capabilities.

HER STORY

Lauren Simmons is only 24 yet she is already a part of history. As a trader at NYSE, you get to sign a book, a book with the signatures of all the traders on the floor since 1817 when NYSE was founded. Lauren is only the second African-American woman to achieve that. …


How to stay safe while fighting for what is right

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For the past week, since may 25th when George Floyd was murdered there have been non-stop protests and riots all over America. In response, the police is responding with excessive violence, they are using tear gas on innocent people, rubber bullets, beating and arresting thousands.

Although the risk, people choose to go out and fight for equality, fight for a change. Here is what you need to bring with you if you are going to protest and want to stay as safe as possible and be able to treat yourslef and others when needed.

WATER

Pretty obvious, but super important.”There’s a…


The one thing all attractive people have in common

We all want to feel beautiful. In today’s society, beauty and attractiveness are big contributors to self love, especially when growing up. Yet, feeling beautiful and attractive feels unachievable as there are many unrealistic standards of beauty according to society. But, there is one thing that with a bit of hard work, we can all do in order to be and feel more attractive.

That one thing is CONFIDENCE. As some of you may be upset as they clicked on this article expecting to hear about some magic potion, believe me, this will work better.

People say “people will treat…

Julie Penn

I write about my life, experiences and thoughts. Reach out at Julie.pemed@gmail.com

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