How to Be Cool

When it comes to the question How to be Cool – you have to decide what type of “cool” you want to be. Yes, there are vast arrays of categories entailing details of complex nature. We have to wield through it all in order to achieve the ultimate status. Being called ‘kinda cool’ by the odd stranger. That is until he actually manages to strike up a conversation with you only to find out that you are a complete fraud.

How to be Cool for real

So let’s make that fake outer layer as thick as possible. So it takes more than a few seconds for people to see through your bullshit and isn’t that the dream? If you say yes, then continue reading but bear in mind that you are a crazy person.

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Reactivating Facebook after years of Social Media Sobriety

Reactivating facebook and writing a post about it – so millennial – I own it. So for some context; I am 25 years old and I opened my facebook account in 2008 – when I was 17. So while that is relatively old in today’s era (I am looking at you, my young nieces and nephews with the latest Iphones and Ipads), I had it for a large chunk of time until I decided to deactivate it a few years ago. Why? My career wasn’t moving ahead, I was depressed and social media made it more so. It took some teeth clenching to reactivate the account even now but I got there in the end.

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Surviving Family occasions

For many of us, family occasions are rarely a cause for celebration. All of us have that weird uncle (I have two) and an aunt or two who are just a little too loud with their dated prejudices or what they think of the weight you gained over the summer. Then you have your great collection of cousins. Those your age that have drifted far away from their younger versions – once your first set of friends. You have that gangster cousin (or so he’d like to believe) and the cousin who asks you why the hell you aren’t dating anyone yet, trying to analyse your flaws and fix your hair. Of course, the older cousin is just waiting to launch into a controversial political debate with his politically incorrect views.

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