3 Biggest Reasons to Dump Social Media

For all it’s done to connect the world, social media has left a remarkably large mess in its wake. What began as a means to stay in touch with friends and family has exploded into multiple political and ideological platforms, and few people have been able to escape the noise. We’re left with a bogContinue reading “3 Biggest Reasons to Dump Social Media”

The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself When Life Gets Tough

My life hasn’t been always been easy. I’ve faced a lot of hurdles, and a few of them nearly did me in. There are so many times when I could’ve given up on finding any kind of success. I’ve worn several hats trying to find my way, and more than one path I’ve taken hasContinue reading “The Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself When Life Gets Tough”

Growing Pains

Life is a journey, and change is the only real constant we can count on. We each, as individuals, can move in one of only two directions: We can progress and grow alongside life’s curveballs, or we can become stagnant and brooding and watch the world pass us by. We all want to keep movingContinue reading “Growing Pains”

5 Things We All Need for Sustained Happiness

We may all have different ideas of what happiness looks like, and we each must find our own way toward it—but the right foundation still needs to be in place. Without a solid base, any movement forward remains on shaky ground. Our well-being is dependent on more than financial success, which is why someone mayContinue reading “5 Things We All Need for Sustained Happiness”

Letting Go

Life can seem unreasonably unfair at times. In a perfect world, every person would answer for their crimes, and every person would know the satisfaction of seeing the Universe right itself after every wrong. Instant karma isn’t always in the cards. We don’t always get the resolution we were hoping for, and sometimes closure neverContinue reading “Letting Go”

Be Your Own Biggest Advocate

This world isn’t always the most forgiving place, and we can’t always count on other people to be there for us every time we need them. Nearly everyone is feeling spread thin these days, and even our greatest advocates will sometimes find they’ve piled their plates too high. We need to be able to speakContinue reading “Be Your Own Biggest Advocate”

Living in Gratitude

Happiness can feel like elusive term when we’re in the midst of depression and other mental health roadblocks. Even the smallest joys can seem forever out of reach. To compensate, we may find ourselves seeking out imaginary milestones, goals we believe will have the power to change our state of being, instead of searching withinContinue reading “Living in Gratitude”

Feed Your Head

Without exaggeration, we really are what we eat, with each nutrient serving as a different type of building material for the body. We use protein to make muscle, fats to maintain the nervous system and a variety of plant fibers to feed the vital microbiomes in our guts. Without these and other necessary components, weContinue reading “Feed Your Head”

Real Self-Care

Today’s hectic world can have us so caught up with getting or staying ahead, we can allow our own needs to fall to the wayside. We may view self-care as an optional add-on to our busy days, and then we wonder why we feel like we’re attempting to tread water in quicksand. We need toContinue reading “Real Self-Care”

Love Yourself

If you’ve fallen into the pit of depression and low self-esteem, you might not be able to remember the last time you truly felt self-love. Early childhood, maybe? Adolescence—or maybe even sometime during adulthood? Whenever the loss may have occurred, the emptiness may feel irreparable. Our hearts might tell us that only acceptance and loveContinue reading “Love Yourself”