When discussing how you grew into your current position, you should never just rise — rise quickly. Or better yet, launch, catapult, springboard, jettison, or surge into a role.
Next time your eyes meet the radiant eyes of an impossibly beautiful woman in a fashion spread, and a sense of despair creeps in, ask yourself this: What reason is there to lose sleep and self-worth over something that has nothing to do with you?
While “dweeb” has yet to reverse its fortune, the much-maligned “hipster” has ridden a rollercoaster of connotations.
As adolescents, many of us railed against the notion of being “normal.”