I've found that some of the simplest things to do often is the hardest because we make it so. They are all mental barriers.
Category: Kingston’s Short Stories
“Live Your Truth” (Kingston’s Short Story #14 [Age 22])
From commanding a higher salary to getting what we want for dinner. Its more then just a matter of asking or telling people what to do, its a matter of demonstrating why they should do it by taking the first steps first.
🎵Homeless in New York🎵 (Kingston’s Short Story #13 [Age 21])
When I was 20 and an exchange student in China, I discovered my love of solo trekking. During my trek to NYC at 21, I learned that you can't do it all by yourself. There are just too many factors in play when you are a stranger in a strange city. Something is bound to go wrong.
“The Value of Capturing Memories (Kingston’s Short Story #12 [Age 20])
Snapshots in time are there more for the long term. When your old and flipping through old albums and see a picture or piece of film from 50 years ago, that is when a picture is priceless.
“Hunger From Guilt” (Kingston’s Short Story #11 [Age 19])
No one got to where they are in one big leap. Whenever learning anything, it's all a process. This is especially true when you are in a new environment. From different cities, to different state/province, different country and continent.
“Rebel Without A Cause”(Kingston’s Short Story #10 [Age 18])
The culture shock thing is just something you need to embrace. It's like getting used to cold showers, there is no way to learn it easily, you can mentally prepare, but you need to do the work to get used to it. Each subsequent time gets a little easier.
“Figuring It Out On My Own.” (Kingston’s Short Story #9 [Age 17])
As a high school senior, I was just about to head off to college next year and in retrospect I felt so unprepared. From not knowing how to cook, to laundry, how to talk to girls and other young men.
“There’s A Sucker Born Every Minute” (Kingston’s Short Story #8 [Age 16])
Life ain't fair, you play with the hand you're dealt. And once you focus on the tools you do have at your disposal, that is when you find how to utilize it at its highest potential.
“Life Hands Out A Badge”(Kingston’s Short Story #7 [Age 15])
For all the stupid things you did in the past. Be grateful you came out as unscathed as you did.
“Show Them Your Claws”(Kingston’s Short Story #6 [Age 14])
Humans at their core are ruled by their survival mechanism. If they think there's a chance they can get hurt and lower their chances of survival most will have second thoughts.