first world problems
One of the biggest drawbacks to having a life filled with first-world problems is that our days can all too easily become consumed with unpleasant tasks -- the sorts of "to-do list" items that cause us to moan and feel the walls of our life closing in.
First world problems ... in the next world.
I don't think I've ever bought her an "Easter dress" in her life, mostly because I don't buy stuff unless we need it and I like to think of us as minimalists. Also because I'm cheap. But as my daughter organized her closet full of dresses, I realized we were far from minimalists.
I know that many of the “problems” I complain about on social media are experiences only privileged people would know. This
What happens when 2,000 kids from around the world show up in Ames, Iowa to solve world problems? They get solved, and by some of the brightest kid's who are between 10 - 18 years old!
Have you ever bought so many groceries you can't fit them in your fridge? Have you ever been unable to take a shower because
Every college student is excited to be going home, graduating, or embarking on a grand adventure for the summer. I was supposed to have an internship with an amazing PR company and a whole summer in NYC. What I hadn't planned for was being kicked out onto the street at the last minute. In other words, I was homeless.
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Our credit card number has been stolen at least three times in the past six months. I blame it on my husband who regularly leaves the card at various scuzzy food joints. He blames it on me for shopping online. It's probably both or neither or just the fact that credit card theft is on the rise.
Updated December 2, 2013: 12 p.m. EST. 5. Woe is me: You still live at home. Reality check: Be thankful you're not one of
Let me introduce you to the idiot that was me 11 years ago. I actually said, "Man, that's nothing compared to what I have coming to me." I still cringe when I think of those words today, because when you are going through cancer, the last thing that will ever help you is comparing your situation to others.