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Here is my final blog portfolio: 1) Ambition 2) Live Beyond Your Comfort Zone 3) Dream Big 4) New Experiences Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at write2think
Doing what you love makes you happy right?Right! I agree with doing what the things we love because of the happiness that it results in. When we do work that we enjoy, we are happier. Botton's most important and moving idea is that we have to be careful to not... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at write2think
Do you love your career or are you just working to get by? In the article, "A Life Beyond What You Love," written by Gordan Marino, he expressed, "the notion of doing what you love or find meaningful is not the idea that comes first to mind; nor should it."... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2015 at write2think
Thinking independently, creatively, and logically will help you in the workforce, educationally, and personally. Critical thinking can make you explore yourself. An example I can use is with college. My first semester of college I took a psychology class. The class was very interesting but also very challenging. Throughout the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at write2think
A concept from Alain de Botton that I think would interest Ken Bain is snobbery. According to Botton snobbery is defined as a "global phenomenon."" It is anybody who takes a small part of you and uses that to make a complete picture of you." People care so much about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at write2think
Now that I am finished with, "What the Best College Students Do, written by Ken Bain, I have discovered many things I agreed and disagreed with. One Bain theory that I was fond of was, the pleasure brain. This theory is explained as, “the pleasure brain isn’t really a place... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at write2think
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at write2think
Growing up, we have dreams about what we want to be in life. One of the number one questions adults always ask kids is, "What do you want to be when you grow up." My dream career has always been the same for as far as I can remember. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at write2think
Have you ever wanted to do something new in your life but too hesitant because you aren't sure of how the outcome is going to be? Well, I have many times when it comes to my career choice.Ken Bain, the author of "What the Best College Students Do," believes these... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at write2think
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at write2think
The Devil Wears Prada was an excellent movie! I really enjoyed it. As I watched the movie and thought about Ken Bain's,"What the Best College Students Do," I thought the best idea I could use to compare the book and the movie is, the role of creativity in learning. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at write2think
One scene that I found related to why I work is the printer scene. I picked this scene because it shows that if you work in a place that you don't like, then every little thing is going to make you frustrated. In my paper, my main topic is I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at write2think
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an amazing composer in my opinion. He made sure every opera he wrote was great or he didn't write anything at all. I feel like I can relate with Mozart in, "The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ." He expressed, "I am working in my own... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at write2think
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Feb 2, 2015