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8 Signs it’s Time to Quit Your Job

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

For some, deciding to quit a job after enduring a negative work environment, a stagnation in personal or professional growth, or just plain boredom can feel incredibly liberating. They feel confident in their next moves, and may even try to bribe their coworkers into playing ‘Don’t You Forget About Me’ on loudspeakers as they walked […]

Overcoming Obstacles: 4 Reasons Why Asking for Help Makes You STRONGER (And 5 Tips on Who to Ask!)

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be the girl who had all of the answers. The strong one, the fearless, independent leader who could knock down every obstacle and single handedly conquer all of my own fears. I wanted to be someone others could look up to, and I thought that […]

The Obsession: What Does it REALLY Mean to be Successful?

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

I had never wanted anything so much in my life. I craved it like oxygen. I longed for it to validate my very existence. It was a dream that turned my life into a nightmare; an idol I worshipped even as it cursed me. My obsession with success developed at about 13 years old when […]

Searching for Encouragement: 8 Things You May Need to Hear Right Now (Accuracy Guaranteed!)

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

You’re sitting at a Chinese restaurant at the corner of your street. You just had a hard day at work and all you want is some Kung Pao Chicken and the freedom to cry alone. The waitress brings you your food, and with it a small, orangish fortune cookie. You’re feeling whimsical (it’s better than […]

3 Steps to Achieve Humble Confidence (And Why it’s the Formula for Your Success!)

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

In Hans Zimmer’s recent Netflix Concert Special, ‘Live in Prague’, one of the most prolific composers of our time spends a good five minutes bragging to the audience about the prodigious talents of his drummer. He then praises the skill of his cellist, and expresses gratitude to his violinist for agreeing to tour with him. Not […]

The Sand: A Poem About Desire

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

I remember it like it was yesterday. As a child of 12, my limbs were long but weightless. Floating like a feather on the gentle breeze, I passively observed my heart from afar – a fertile green field not yet planted. I’d never had a reason to land. Then one day out of the blue […]

Don’t be Broke! A Millennial’s Guide to Managing Money

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

When I was 17 years old, I could not wait to be ‘an adult’. The idea of independence seemed so glamorous: having a full time job, an apartment, and a life outside of my family’s home was the green grass on the other side of our ‘white picket fence’. But one thing that I did […]

More Than Fun: 6 Reasons It’s CRUCIAL to Pursue Your Hobbies Outside of Work

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

I fell into my bed, absolutely exhausted. I felt my body melting into the mattress. The covers engulfed me in a hug that I desperately needed, causing my shoulders to start to relax. I decided that I didn’t want to move for another 10 hours. Work had taken it out of me, and all I […]

My Little Lake: A Poem About Dreams

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

My cranium is filled with a little lake where my brain used to be. Years ago, I would close my eyes for the day, a ‘Gone Fishin’ sign painted on the fronts of my eyelids, and tromp down the shores of my consciousness with a fishing pole and an appetite for seafood. I used to […]

Overcoming: 5 Steps to Unleash the Life Changing Power of Hope

13 Sep 2018 / in Blog

I remember the night vividly. I was laying in my bed, mind spiraling and tears staining my pillow case, wondering what in the world I was going to do now. I just found out that the person I was going to sublease my old apartment to had backed out five days before rent was due. […]