Thought Catalog


we have this inherent desire to please everyone. No one wants to be the outlier in the group, because then you seem too pushy. So, we all revert to this inability to make decisions. We leave the decision of messing up, potentially choosing a bad restaurant, or boring activity, to someone else. We don’t want to feel responsible for someone else’s dissatisfaction.

If a person grits his teeth and shows real determination, failure is not an option — that’s how winning is done! Believe me when I say we can break this army here, and win just one… for the Gipper.

To me, being a hipster means being a twentysomething who wears cute clothing and likes sort of alternative music. The definition has become so watered-down throughout the years that it holds no real meaning. It’s just a giant blanket term for young people in our generation.