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Your Best Self: How to ASK Yourself Into Awareness

The desire to become your best self and reach your highest potential is a buzz-worthy topic as of late, while self-help heroes take over Instagram feeds and are self-publishing their ideas. And this is very good news for a culture in multitudes of turmoil, because bringing about social change starts with personal change. The more we can share tips and advice on how a person can … Continue reading Your Best Self: How to ASK Yourself Into Awareness

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Work Life Balance: How to Create A Happy and Productive Daily Routine

  Ours is a society and generation obsessive about the work-hard-hustle-get-shit-done attitude. It’s new. It’s trendy. It’s everywhere: on coffee mugs, punctuating Pinterest boards, even framed into office wall decor. But some days, the mere idea of being that relentless about the rise-and-grind is just too much, and no amount of gold glitter font will change that. Thankfully, a lifestyle in which your physical, mental … Continue reading Work Life Balance: How to Create A Happy and Productive Daily Routine

Creating a Fulfilling Life: You Already Have Everything You Need

A friend came to me with her woes rolled up into her sleeve, hidden in the folds at the elbow and out of her way so her hands could work. She showed discomfort fueled by discontent more than indignation. It’s that “is there something more?” look. She had that feeling we all have from time to time, as if trapped, when the soul longs to stretch outward, … Continue reading Creating a Fulfilling Life: You Already Have Everything You Need

The Big Bang Theory: How to Change Your Life

I’m certain you’ve heard of the ‘Big Bang Theory’ (or at least watched the TV show), but I’m not certain you understand what it is or how it works. The reason I’m not certain is because I, myself, am not totally comfortable with my own grasp on this complex theory. Despite my lack of confidence, however, I’m continually perplexed and awed by The Big Bang, … Continue reading The Big Bang Theory: How to Change Your Life

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To the person who googled “How To Explain That Cancer Haunts You”…

To the person who found this site by searching “How to explain that cancer haunts you”, I’d like to offer this love letter: Dear searcher, I call you searcher because you are, in fact, searching. You are obviously and with your entire heart searching for answers, for clarity, for resources like this website, and for a way forward. I believe searching is one of life’s … Continue reading To the person who googled “How To Explain That Cancer Haunts You”…

What We Can Learn About Peace from Chimpanzees

Bonobos isn’t just a men’s clothing store in LA. It’s also an endangered great ape and a species of chimpanzee, though not the type that most people refer when they say ‘chimpanzee’. Both the common chimpanzee and the bonobos are the closest extant relative of us humans. Here’s the interesting part: though related and strikingly similar in features: bonobos and chimps couldn’t be more different.   Two major factors … Continue reading What We Can Learn About Peace from Chimpanzees

The Deadly Game of Comparing Yourself to Others

Waking up early, 6:30am to be exact, to get in a morning run before sitting down for another day’s work. Probably much like you, I’ve been inspired by the habits of extremely productive people, and have taken on this early morning workout as a tool to help me be my best. The only risk I run, besides the snooze button, is the possibility of working … Continue reading The Deadly Game of Comparing Yourself to Others

Love Yourself FIRST: Making Your Own Peace a Priority

Last week was a harrowing one, and with this Monday we begin again, facing a new week with a familiar sense of trepidation, of disharmony, of fear that we’ve come to expect if still not comfortable with. I’m certain as the national conventions kick off in both political parties this week, the unrest will continue. What I hope, sincerely but desperately, is that as conflict … Continue reading Love Yourself FIRST: Making Your Own Peace a Priority

4 Signs You Aren’t Living Your Purpose

The idea of living your purpose might be a motivating force, but how can you tell if you are? Purpose comes in many forms: it presents itself in the moment, as opportunities to bring light and joy to the people and situations immediately around you. It unfolds in longer spans of time, defining periods of your life and your personal growth through challenges overcome and ambitions realized. … Continue reading 4 Signs You Aren’t Living Your Purpose

5 Inspiring Beliefs Successful People Live By

For many success stories, it’s all in the mindset: staying dedicated, keeping focused, and not allowing doubt and fear to be greater than your sense of conviction. But in the age of the start-up with so many people starting businesses, it can be hard to stay confident on your path. The bottom line is: obstacles will always come in your path, a life of no … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Beliefs Successful People Live By

How to Accept Compliments AND Be Who You Truly Are

Maybe you saw the viral photos of her fellow teens bursting into unexpected smiles, covering their faces in embarrassment, or struggling to manage the joy and disbelief of her kindness. Last year, photographer and teen-cum-sociology genius Shea Glover sought out to capture a specific kind of expression on film: how people react to compliments. If you’re anything like me, a compliment typically induces one of … Continue reading How to Accept Compliments AND Be Who You Truly Are

For Anyone Who Suffers From Depression: You Are STILL WORTHY

Midweekend, when the revelry of everyone I know would be at it’s height, barreling over with all the excitement of a child’s birthday party. But rather than toasting the chill bottle drips of summer beers or even laying listlessly in a park – an activity I could have done alone, for free, at a moment’s notice, AND in my pajamas – I’m at home in … Continue reading For Anyone Who Suffers From Depression: You Are STILL WORTHY