You immediately become disenchanted with all things advertising. “It’s so fake,” you tell your roommate. “I just want to do something that helps the world” you tell your therapist.
This was so hilariously sardonic I just had to share it. Click here to read the full article.
A means of expressing and articulating well-researched ideas that solve a problem for people
I’ve had at least ten different blogs, jumping across different platforms like Blogger, LiveJournal and Tumblr, but this is my first WordPress. Set up this mainly because I have had enough of feeling uninspired, and after a night of insomnia yesterday. The long running struggle of finding employment after graduation has hit me really hard. I’m trying as hard not to bow down to defeat and the helplessness that threatens to suffocate me.
In return, I try to create.
I’ve had different blogs and URLs for different purposes – travelogues, my writing portfolio, and photography collections. Everything felt like a showcase and was rather restrained. Even my personal Tumblr which has been with me for the last seven years has now become a mood board because I’m finding it increasingly hard to get personal there for some reason.
So this is a secret space, not for the ranting of feelings (save that for my old school paper journal) but to give myself writing prompts and make conscious reflection about human life. It shall be less restrained than portfolios and showcases, but not as personal as a diary or blog.
The purpose of this is to constantly polish my writing and thinking skills, and to encourage myself to create more consciously.
I never want to stop trying. I won’t give up.