Are We Going Too Far The Other Way with Self-Improvement?

A friend of mine on Facebook recently linked to this great article by the New Yorker that I ended up sharing on my own feed. It struck a chord with me. Anyone that knows me well knows that self-care and self-improvement are my jam. I believe in it, I am passionate about it, and I […]

How I (Almost) Instantly Changed My Bad Mood Around

We all have our bad days. Whether it be due to external or internal reasons, there are just certain days where, from the moment we wake up, to the moment we fall asleep, the day has just been garbage. It can sometimes be a few big things that just throw everything off. Our partner is […]

6 Subtle Ways You’re Engaging in Self-Sabotage

I think most of us can agree that one of the common goals of humanity is to be best version of ourselves that we can be. We want to contribute in a meaningful way to this crazy thing called life. We want to have a positive impact on others. We want to leave a legacy […]

3 Tactics That Changed The Way I Manage Anxiety

Disclaimer: I am not a registered practitioner and thus the following content should be used for general information purposes only. The content is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult a medical professional if you feel you may be struggling to cope with anxiety or any other mental […]

My New Perspective on Work/Life Balance

We often hear of this pursuit of the ultimate work/life balance. The concept of making sure we are not burning the candle at both ends, and putting the “right” amount of effort into each area of our lives so that we have this feeling of being balanced in our lives.   I pursued it. I […]

Balance

Balance – why I don’t think it means what we think it does

Balance.  We say we want it, but what does it actually mean? When I think of balance, the first thought that comes to mind is the lady justice holding the scale…now this could be that I spent 3 years of my undergrad degree studying law, but a balanced scale, or equal weight is often the first […]

Caught In Accomplishment

Accomplishing something that we’ve been working on for a while feels pretty great. If I’ve been working on a blog post for a while, finally getting to the end and clicking on Publish feels damn satisfying. And then it’s on to the next project with the intention of getting that same feeling once it’s completed.   […]

Winter Getting You Down? Why It’s Common and What to Do About It

If you live in the northern hemisphere, it’s winter right now. And while that may not mean cold and snow for everyone, it does mean less sunlight. December 21st was the day with the least amount of sunlight, and while it’s been slowly getting better, spring and summer sure do feel far away right now. […]

Thinking of those New Year Resolutions? Read This First

2017 officially begins tomorrow! I can’t help but feel a bit excited when a new year is about to begin. I used to get caught up in the pressure of making so many goals and resolutions that I’d wind up having this LONG list of vague and unrealistic goals for the year. Some examples of past […]

Reflections on 2016

2016 is almost over, as in it’s exactly a week away from being December 31st. So, in 8 days, 2016 will officially be a thing of the past. Every year I comment on how fast the year past has come and gone, and while that hasn’t really changed for this year, I’m instead choosing to […]