As human beings, we want to be educated on what’s happening in the world. We want to know the latest dances, the hottest trends, and the on-going discussions on issues plaguing society.
As a result, we use significant terms, words or phrases to show others how ‘knowledgable’ we are. However, when we begin to throw around words like objects, we’re unable to fully understand it’s importance. We also begin to mix up meanings and ignore it’s true implications.
I found a few words that constantly come up in conversation or in the media and I took it upon myself to find consistent meanings behind them to better educate myself and hopefully others.
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Year Of Yes by Shonda Rhimes was the first (and last) book I read in my very own (very small) book club I had with my mother.
Ironically enough, I was reintroduced to the book when I decided to join a local book club last month.
The first time I read the book, I found myself wanting to say yes to everything. I was aware of Shonda Rhimes before reading Year Of Yes, (Hello, she’s the Queen of #TGIT) but I wasn’t aware of Shonda Rhimes the person.
So, I decided to revisit my notes and participate in the discussion at the book club to see how much my ideas (if they have) changed in the past year. I found that Year Of Yes is very much relevant to my life now.
So FYI, the following post contains book spoilers, no #WhoKilledWes spoilers here (I promise):
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