What is happiness?

In world where we are bombarded by ads, swept up into social media, working the grind, and dealing with all the other chaos around us, happiness can often feel like a lofty goal. After all, where does feeling happy come in when we can barely keep up? (I think my face here says it all...)... Continue Reading →

The myth of hard work

There is a rumor going around that success and respect only come from hard work. Unless we’ve shed blood, sweat, and tears, we are not yet worthy. “Work hard, play hard,” as many like to say. I disagree. I strongly believe that there is a difference between hard work and challenging work. Both require effort... Continue Reading →

The thing about goal-setting

“Now’s the time to start your goal-setting!” “Make this your best year yet!” “New year, new you!” Are you getting bombarded with all of this too? Sometimes it can be a bit overwhelming. Shoot, just let me live my life! The truth is that people are happiest when solving problems and overcoming challenges. This means... Continue Reading →

What really happens when you judge?

Ah, yes. Judging. Let’s face it. We all do it. Whether we are judging someone else, a situation, or - most commonly - ourselves, it’s an unavoidable trait of human nature. Judging makes us feel safe. It makes us feel important and closer with others, such as when we gossip (although separating us from others... Continue Reading →

Is adulthood a myth?

I don’t know about you, but the older I get, the more I’m beginning to wonder if adulthood is a real thing. I certainly don’t feel any more adult. There are still times when I wonder, “Am I really old enough to be married, with a job, and owning a house?” I suppose at age... Continue Reading →

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