Fika: What Can We All Learn From This Swedish Coffee Tradition

If you’re not from Sweden, chances are you won’t be familiar with the word fika. However, if you were to visit Sweden at some point, you would probably hear it on a regular basis. So, what is fika? In lack … r

These 5 Mental Health Tools Will Help You Cope with Any Difficult Situation

Though it may be a surprise for some, mental health problems are commonplace. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nearly 44 million American adults deal with mental health symptoms on an annual basis. That’s nearly 20% of the … r

6 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Aren’t Always Successful

Did you ever look at someone and think, “Wow, this person’s going to do great things someday.” The person stood out amongst his or her peers. She got straight A’s on her report and was praised by all her teachers. … r

The Missing Piece: How To Choose A Career That’s Right For You

When discovering a more fulfilling career direction, there are several actions I advise my clients to embrace. This includes taking action rather than just thinking, following your curiosity rather than waiting for passion to fall into your lap, and thinking … r

Is Happiness Really A Choice?

When I was a child, my parents would ask me, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and I would reply “Happy!” Somewhere I have always known that if I was happy, everything else in my life … r

9 Facts That Exercise Helps Reduce Depression and Anxiety

It’s a disheartening fact that an estimated twenty per cent of Australians will suffer from depression and anxiety at some stage of their lives. With a population of approximately twenty-five million that’s around five million people. Although there’s often a … r