Author Archives: Jackie Kaden

About Jackie Kaden

Jackie Kaden is an artist in every sense of the word. She’s formally studied such subjects ranging from acting, photography and creative writing to figure-drawing, 2D design, painting, and digital media. In addition she is currently working on her second novel, I Hate Washing Spoons. Jackie plans to attend UCLA and study Design and Art History in hopes of becoming an Art Director for Film and Television. Her motto is: “Imagine yourself doing what you love and loving what you do, being happy from the inside out, experiencing your dreams wide awake, being creative, being unique, being you- changing things to the way you know they can be, living the life you always imagined.”

Sex Discrimination – As Seen Through A Teen’s Eyes

Sex Discrimination – As Seen Through A Teen’s Eyes

When you think of sex discrimination, you probably think about a work environment where a woman is getting paid less than a man, or a woman is not promoted simply because she is a woman. While these situations are often true, sex discrimination is something that could potentially happen to anybody. Continue reading

Anger, Fear, and Sadness – As Experienced by A Teen

Anger, Fear, and Sadness – As Experienced by A Teen

Anger and sadness come right along with fear in most any fear-based situation, and can do a lot of damage to someone. After all, as humans, we learn by mistakes. So when we are told there is a monster outside, the emotional reactions we have are going to stick with us much longer than the feeling of relief which comes with the rising sun. Continue reading

The Teen and Body Image

The Teen and Body Image

At what point can someone say, with confidence, that they are beautiful? What constitutes being beautiful? Does it suddenly happen when you reach a certain age, or is there some sort of merit prerequisite? I don’t believe that any of those standards apply. For me, being able to say with confidence that I am beautiful came with a little shift of perspective. Continue reading