Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

What are our major gripes? For most people, our greatest fears never see daylight. The cataclysms, the darkest outcomes that we imagine, those things that keep us up at night usually never end up actually happening. What does happen, daily, … r

Introverts: How to Trump Over Our Social Anxiety

“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” Albert Camus Not too long ago, I was assigned to lead a fairly large project at work. It involved heavy interactions with various departments, endless meetings, lots of … r

The Myth About Writer’s Block and How to Get Through It

We’ve all heard the term before. Writer’s block is a common, and often overly used, reason people give up on writing. Now, before you get upset and accuse me of blasphemy, let me explain. Writer’s block is a real thing … r

7 Ways Journaling Can Save Your Life

“Whether you’re keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it’s the same thing. What’s important is you’re having a relationship with your mind.”      ~Natalie Goldberg My passion for journaling began at the age of ten when my … r

How to Stay Motivated (Even If You are Trapped in a Repetitive Routine)

Somewhere along the way your energy will drain, your problems will seem unconquerable or everyday repetitiveness will threaten to take you down. But you are still reading because you want a solution. You don’t want to give up. r

The 5 Best Podcasts on Kindness

Paying it forward. The norm of reciprocity. The power of empathy. These are all concepts within the practice of kindness. r