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I Don't Believe In Doing What Makes You Happy

There is an empty saying I hear over and over again in my generation and that saying is, "Do what makes you happy". It sounds nice and fluffy, but it is empty and doesn't help anyone. I don't do what makes me happy, I do what I believe is right. People chase happiness but find themselves empty because they're looking at it all wrong. Life isn't about chasing happiness, it's about doing what's right. Do good for yourself and for others, only then you will find true happiness. This saying is dangerous because it causes people to have delusions about what they think will fulfill them. What makes a drunkard happy? Alcohol. But would we continue to allow a drunkard to drink when we know their life has gone down the crapper? We all know that the drunkard would be truly happy if he would do the right thing and fight to abolish his desire to drink because alcohol is ruining his life. We humans will find true happiness once we discipline our flesh to do what i…

Am I A Feminist? Yes And No.

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You guys kept asking for it so don't get mad at me for responding with the truth. I have exclaimed many times on my social media that I am not a feminist, but here's the truth, I lied. My view on feminism is extremely complex, and in order to shorten my explanation I just tell people that I'm not a feminist. I'd rather not put the time and effort into explaining my stance so its easier to just say, "No I'm not a feminist." Here's the thing though, everyone is a feminist, well, a person with rational thinking is. Who in their right mind genuinely believes that women are not worthy of education because of their genitals? Or that they deserve to be beaten because they're "just women". The truth is this, any rational human being wants equality for everyone regardless of race, sex, or class. If you are a rational human being you will fight for the rights of everyone, including women. I am grateful for my feminist sisters in the past that…

The Stigma Against Black Hair

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I live in America, and we talk about race a lot, in a good way and a bad way. You don't even have to live here to know that we have some serious racial issues. Out of the many problems associated with race, I want to cover a topic that is close to my heart. Black hair is very distinctive from any other type of hair and in my eyes it is absolutely gorgeous, I am a huge ally of the natural hair movement. Now more than ever, black Americans have stopped relaxing their hair and have started to embrace their natural texture. For many people this may not seem like a big deal, but goodness gracious you are wrong. I am going to be blunt, black hair has always been seen as "bad hair". Of course I do not think this, I wish I had type 4 hair! But these are messages that I received when I was little through media and even through my peers. Being a mexican-american with loose curls I didn't grow up with the harsh childhood many black people faced because of their hair. There …

Luanna Perez: The Grunge Queen

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I discovered Luanna Perez many years ago through her instagram. I don't mean to sound like a hipster but I followed her before she was super popular haha. When I looked through her profile my jaw literally dropped open, her fashion sense blows my mind. Her outfits are sophisticated and very well thought out. When I try to dress grunge I end up looking homeless instead of cool, but Luanna balances grunge with high fashion androgyny. Oh and her makeup and hair are gorgeous! Luanna Perez is a 23 year old peruvian fashion blogger who has a very unique fashion sense. In this interview Luanna states that she likes to describe her style as grunge, gothic, bohemian with a dab of 80's, 90's and a vintage touch. The elderly provide her with inspiration as well due to their natural vintage fashion sense. This girl is awesome. Her outfits are awesome. Her makeup is awesome. Her hair is awesome. This chick is just... awesome. She likes to wear creepers, basic tees and lots of le…

Joe Satriani Messes With My Emotions

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I'm a sucker for electric guitars (lucky for me my fiance plays electric guitar and I'm his number one fan girl). But seriously, the electric guitar can be powerful and dark or it can be calm and romantic. My favorite guitarist to listen to is Joe Satriani, he satisfies my "electric guitar" itch, his music just hits the spot. Satriani has been making music since the 1980's and he is still active today. I forgot to mention, 99% of his music is instrumental but he has sang in some songs (he rarely sings, he mostly plays). His first album "Not of This Earth" contains a few of my favorite songs by him. "Rubina" is extremely romantic, he wrote it for his wife whose name is Rubina (how cute is that?). This song will immediately turn you into a love bug so be cautious with its use! "Driving at night" is dangerous too, if you put it on at night while you're driving you will find yourself speeding up wanting to be cool haha. Basically…

Converse Chuck Taylor II

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I am a huge fan of Converse, I believe that the Chuck Taylor is the most beautiful shoe in existence. It is beautiful because it is unique, comfortable, durable, and it looks great on anyone! From skater boys to girly girls and from gothic kids to weddings, the Chuck Taylor goes great with seriously any outfit you can think of. I never thought this would happen but the Chuck Taylor has been completely reinvented and it was released July 28, 2015. Nike bought Converse for $305 Million and took a stab at recreating an all time classic. Being a sneaker head myself I just had to get these shoes. Let's take a look at the obvious differences.
Here are the physical differences: The stitches are black, the eyelets are black, the logo is white and blue and the black stripe is gone. From far away they basically look like a knock-off of the real Chuck Taylor. Nonetheless, the shoe is beautiful. Now, here are some differences in the composition: The canvas is thicker, like, way thicker. T…

If God Is Real, Why Do Bad Things Happen?

As a christian I have heard this weak argument countless times. I want to address this question once and for all. If God is real then why do bad things happen? First off, the bible says all humans have free will. We have the choice to do good or to do evil. Revelation 3:20 "Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me." Take note of this part: "Whoever opens the door..." We as humans have the choice to submit to the flesh or to submit to God's word. There is bad in the world because there are people who choose to submit to the flesh and do evil things. God never told Hitler to kill jews, Hitler chose to kill jews because he did what he thought was right. God gave us free will, we are not puppets. It is not God's fault that people don't want to obey him. Jesus clearly says that we should not murder, yet people murder. Jesus clearly says that we should not…