By now we all know that the world is in a state of emergency. Our nation’s leader have declared the coronavirus a pandemic, and all of our day-to-day routines have been more than interrupted. People are panicking. The grocery store shelves are empty. Some countries are completely shut down, and people have lost their lives. […]
The Hidden Benefit of Gratitude
“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” – Zig Zagler We are always told to be grateful, and while we should be, we are usually reminded whenever something negative happens. Whenever we complain […]
The Secret Weapon to Success
“Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.”-Epictetus I march to the beat of my own drum. I’d rather defiantly walk alone than to go along with someone else’s program because everyone else is. My choice to fully commit to being my authentic self isn’t a move to stir the masses, nor is […]
The Hidden Danger of Expectations
“Feeling like you should be doing something by a certain age will have you miserable. Be yourself unapologetically.” – Hunit Days of Summer Confession. I am a former overachiever. Whenever I committed to doing something, I wanted to ace the hell out of it. It’s as if I viewed life as one big test, and […]
Why Aren’t You Happy?
I have experienced a lot of death over the last couple of years. So much that I barely even mention when someone passes away. That may be my way of compartmentalizing my feelings, but losing loved ones has made me consider my own life and mortality in a way that I haven’t before.