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THE REAL

Real talk, in Real time, with Real experiences. New episodes every Wednesday and Sunday.

Episode #12: The importance of aiming for and finding your PASSION in life.


October 16, 2019

In the world we live in today, we often observe in others,or even ourselves, that there is a lack of drive and passion in the route we have decided to embark on professionally.

This is because many of us fail to truly seek that passion through introspection and self-learning, as it is crucial for us to look within ourselves first and foremost, and ask ourselves what it is that we would like to pursue. Following this undertaking, we must aim to teach ourselves skills and talents continuously through erudition and experimentation.

This is because one cannot truly know what they excel at or would like to do until they find themselves doing it, and something clicks in their brain, when they suddenly realize that they have found their calling, and are not only working to survive, but thrive.

Hence, we at The Real encourage you to go forth, experiment,fail, and to not be afraid of looking the fool. For as the saying goes, “The fool is the precursor to the hero.”

Episode #11: Your FRIENDS and FAMILY can sometimes be your WORST ENEMY.


October 13, 2019

There is a huge myth in our culture that it's time to shake up — the idea that putting yourself first is selfish.

When you love another person (whether it's your partner, a family member or friend), you prioritize thinking about their desires, needs, interests, proclivities and so on, right? This makes sense: we want to make those we love happy; we want to make them feel heard and understood.

But loving others doesn't mean that you can't love yourself, too. In fact, perhaps we should all try to cultivate more love for ourselves than we do for others.

Part of the cultural problem is that most people, perhaps unconsciously, associate the idea of loving others with forgetting about ourselves. Because of this dynamic, we often build up resentments and frustrations that go undiscussed (and can actually end up hurting the people around us without even realizing It).

The best thing you can do for your loved ones is to be the healthiest and happiest self you can be. Sometimes, that means saying no. Sometimes that "no" may disappoint others. But most important of all is listening to the wisdom of your body and your mood. Taking time for yourself serves everyone around you.

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Episode #10: Why it is CRUCIAL for you to CHOOSE the RIGHT BUSINESS PARTNER.


October 09, 2019

Often times we venture into new business and partnerships, allowing the heart to overrule the logic of the mind,
and as a result, we pair ourselves with business partners that are not right for us.

Even when doing such with good intentions, the problem remains that having a similar vision, work ethic, and mode of operation is crucial when choosing someone to ally ourselves with in the professional world.

Failure to do so almost always results in implications that could have been avoided, had the right assessments and calculations
been present.

So, be sure to choose to align yourselves with those who think and work in ways that can complement your style, instead of placing yourselves in
a position to fail.

At the end of the day, those closest to us, have a defining power in regards to our character, our behavior, and the outcome of our lives.

Episode #9: Why modern 3rd wave FEMINISM is CANCER.


September 29, 2019

Feminism began with the admirable and reasonable idea of achieving equality between men and women and on all societal fronts.

Decades into the movement however, we have arrived at the moment where it has become an untamed beast that seeks to destroy the relationship between men and women by attacking men relentlessly and demeaning all of their efforts, even their very nature.

This begs the question as to whether this movement has turned into a destructive rather than constructive one.

Let us know what you think.

Episode #8: What it MEANS to be SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE.


September 25, 2019

A topic that is so often overlooked an under-discussed.

When we consider social responsibility, we often think that it has to do with walking the old lady across the street and giving to charity.

In truth, it is about caring for others, genuinely, and sharing in the parts of their lives that we so often forget to ask about.

When we uplift others and make them feel valued, is when we can say we are truly socially responsible.

Episode #7: Why You Must Always Seek New OPPORTUNITIES.


September 18, 2019

Too often we come across opportunities that we do not capitalize on, and as a result, opportunities soon become missed opportunities.

It is very unfortunate that we sometimes fail to understand the true value of seizing an opportunity, and not only that but seeking more out as well.

Instead of waiting for a lover to appear, seek the love you desire.
Instead of hoping for the right job offer or career path, forge your own path with diligent and intelligent work.

The key is, never stop seeking opportunities, because the truth is, they are not always seeking you.

Episode #6: Things COMMONLY said which are entirely UNTRUE.


September 15, 2019

We often times hear popular quotes and sayings that have been going around our societies for years on end, never truly being questioned in regards to their true meaning and substance.

Such things as “Never Question Your Religion”, or “If You Leave College, You’ll Be A Failure In Life.

”These sayings cannot be farther from the truth, as there is no universal generality which applies to these quotes.

We are all human, and we all make mistakes and errors of judgement.

Always think for yourself and decide what the best thing to do for your life is.

Episode #5: Why You Should IMMERSE Yourself in ONE Discipline!


September 11, 2019

It is often the case with most of us, that we find ourselves dabbling in far too many ventures, to the point where we stretch ourselves far too thin.

In an effort to produce multiple income streams and keep ourselves entertained with our work, we divide our attention and our time by working more than one job or practicing a few too many careers at once.

Sometimes, this results in our thoughts, as well as our efforts, being too scattered to establish real value and attain tangible and satisfactory results, leaving us feeling down and discouraged.

On the path to fulfillment and success, we must remind ourselves that it is okay to focus our attention solely on one venture, skill, or talent that may reap the highest benefits, whether emotionally or financially.

This is how so many of the greats have attained their high status. They pushed through all the noise and fully immersed themselves in what they do best, and thus, found the success and fulfillment we all seek.

Share your thoughts with us in the comments, as your input is highly valued.

What other topics would you like to see us discuss?

Episode #4: Stop Chasing Fake LOVE!


September 08, 2019

The unfortunate reality for many of us is that we tend to do things which demean and hurt us in an effort to feel loved and admired by our counterparts.

As a result, we begin to feel hollow, and actually achieve the opposite of that which we are aiming for, since people begin to pretend to love or factually love the misrepresented version of ourselves, while our real identity is lost and ever more confused.

Hence, we hope to encourage you to be authentic in speech and action, to seek the truth instead of chasing empty and baseless clout, and as a result, open up a path that would lead to you truly being loved, and seen, for whom you are.

Share your thoughts with us in the comments, as your input is highly valued.

What other topics would you like to see us discuss?

Episode #3: Stop LISTENING to people’s BULLSHIT and think for yourself!


September 04, 2019

It is a common theme in our lives that we have people who consistently try and influence us and dole out their nonsensical opinions in an effort to supposedly “guide” us.

The mistake many of us make is that we listen far too often while neglecting to filter out bullshit advice that may be counterintuitive in regards to our targets and desires.

What we must in fact do, is to stop listening to everything and taking it at face value.We at #TheReal encourage you to think for yourself and to develop a uniqueness of character, to assess all that you hear and choose that which suits your life, while discarding that which may be a hindrance.

At the end of the day, your life is your own. Forge your own path.

Episode #2: Why you should LEAVE your parents' house!!!


August 27, 2019

On this episode, we seek to contest that which has become the norm, slacking off and abusing the privileges so freely given to us by our family, or in some cases, other people.

In an effort to avoid suffering and hardship, we aim at remaining in the comfort zone of other people’s patronage of our lives.

Being an individual requires taking risks and depending on oneself, especially when times are hard.Being a dependent, is dangerous, and leads down a path of weak character formation and life skill acquisition.

Take the road less traveled, and live the life rarely lived.

Episode #1: Is college WORTH it?


August 22, 2019

This episode introduces The Real and the idea behind its creation, the show host, and a controversial and long spoken of topic, college.

It seeks to challenge the norm and the societally structured misconceptions of what college truly represents, and what it does not. In short, its definitely not what mama and papa may have told you about college.

Share your thoughts with us and continue the debate.

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