College students are becoming more bubblified

The very scientific term of “bublification” was created by me as I sat here in this chair in my office.

Bubblification: a step beyond the formation of cliques on a college campus. It’s the creation of isolated social groups who rarely interact with one another.

Now it’s time for Webster Dictionary to accept my proposal to make it an officially recognized term…

I believe Mr. Webster will do this because this is happening on campuses all across the country due to Facebook, texting, emailing, headphones, and Twitter.

Students are less inclined now-a-days to have the casual midday conversation with a

Why college students get blackout drunk

alcohol college speakerBecause they want to find relationships, make new friends, and create stronger bonds with old friends. We’ve all been there—wanting to just go out, let loose, be free and “see what happens.”

This is why the vast majority of alcohol awareness speakers make ZERO impact on a college campus. They’re not providing students with an alternative to drinking. And I don’t mean an alternative as in other “things to do,” I mean an alternative to creating the social connections that they believe are only possible when they’re wasted, when they have their “liquid courage” to help them.

Scaring a student

College Dating and Socializing: Are you dating technology?

We are living, breathing…dating our technology. Technology no longer just supports our social life; it is the very foundation of our social life. Real world interactions only support our social media. Every day people are hopelessly surfing the web spending more and more time trying to fulfill their black hole of an ego with click of a mouse. If a college students want to instantly establish their social standing, they can think up the most original Facebook update and like watching water boil, await the response. Our own self worth is thus based on the response from a piece of

College Speaker Resonates on Campus

Contrary to common belief college students can be incredibly isolated and anti-social. I spoke at the University of Alabama a few weeks ago and the message of social confidence and dating confidence really seemed to resonate on campus. This article outlines the difficulties many students face and it talks about my dating speaker program on college campuses. Check out the article here.

As a college speaker on dating and social confidence I believe it’s critical to empower students to learn how to meet one another.

 

Alcohol Abuse in College: How do most college students get socially outgoing?

College DrinkingHere’s the usual breakdown of achieving what might be considered “social outgoing” for many college students:

8:00 PM: Grab the first beer or cocktail from the fridge.

9:30 PM: The “Pregame” begins! Beer pong, beer funnels, card games. Whatever the competition is, someone the loser (or the winner) ends up drinking. Social Confidence here we come!

11:00 PM: The actual party gets cranking. At this point, everyone is “feeling warm” and comfortable enough to approach mostly anyone in the party. People are dancing and finding their hookup for the night.

1:30 PM: Ripping late night shots until blackout, makeout,