"Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country."
--President John F. Kennedy
Trustworthiness is defined as “the ability to be relied on as honest or truthful.”
In this day, where there is so much chaos and concern around us, we need to seek and be able to find comfort in people and environments we trust. As the famous quote from President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address states, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country." I am relating this quote to “trustworthiness” because we need to be able to have trust in our own communities and surroundings in order to have faith in our country, but also within ourselves and others.
Whether you find yourself to be comforted through the news outlets, social media, or rather by steering away from those mediums to find your comfort during these challenging times, that is your own prerogative. The world around us is changing daily, or more less hourly.
For you to have peace of mind and to overcome the uncertainty of what the future holds, find someone or something that is reliable, truthful, honest, open, and unbiased towards you, your beliefs, your faults, your strengths, and your weaknesses, but also be able to reciprocate that in the relationship. Find sources that will hold “trustworthiness” to them. It may not always be an easy task to let your guard down and let your complete self be shown--but once that happens, there will be a new greatness and feeling in your life. Once you know there is someone/something you can depend on to keep you safe, hold your secrets, talk out your fears and worries and to hold accountable, then you will know peace.
Trustworthiness is a vital characteristic for a human being to experience. So, going forward in the days to come I hope you are able to find someone or something that gives you the feeling of trust which then brings out more and more positive feelings for you and also those around you, which can then lead to a more positive impact in the community, the country, and the world! This is what we can do for our country, ourselves and all existence!
This week's blog writer is Kaily O'Connor. Born and bred in Shawnee, Oklahoma, she is a graduate from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Communications. After graduation she worked for the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, submerging herself into the not for profit world and seeing the impact that all of those great organizations around the state provide for others. In 2017 she moved to New York City in support of her long-time boyfriend who is currently in his 3rd year of Podiatry School. She currently is the Marketing & Sales Coordinator of the East Coast US for Valmont Cosmetics, a luxury Swiss skincare brand. Exercising her social skills as well as organizational skills implementing and executing in-store and off-site events, charitable partnerships and more.