The Murky World Of The Minimum Wage

The current job market has caused the oppression of teenagers in the workforce. While it is claimed worker's rights are protected, employees take advantage of the desperation of many in order to make more profit. The obvious issue of contention is wages. For a long time, I have seen the minimum wage as a great law…Read more The Murky World Of The Minimum Wage

Budgeting Woes Are Turning My 18 Year Old Hairs White!

Sometimes budgeting can be stressful. Especially when you are uncertain about a few things in your life such as whether you want to continue working in the same financially unrewarding job that you have been for the past two years. For me, budgeting is not optional but a necessity due to the fact I have…Read more Budgeting Woes Are Turning My 18 Year Old Hairs White!

The Importance Of Aspirations And Dreams

A reblog of a post I wrote when I first began this blog a few months ago. Perhaps this post is more important now, with summer approaching and new things to look forward to as people move on with their lives.


Dreams are important. Not the scary, exciting or ahm x-rated dreams that you encounter as you drift off to sleep but the dreams and aspirations you have about your future. Well, night time dreams are also important but that is another topic altogether.

I particularly love the quote: 

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.

This resonates within me as i live in a part of London that is quite frankly, not so economically developed and I have realised that many students are despondent about their future. Me included, at times. They do not want to spend their time studying and working towards their exams, yet seem worried about them when results day approaches.

Why? No, every teenager is not like this as many study extremely well…

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