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What Self-Care Is (and What It Isn’t)

By this point, we’ve all heard about self-care. For the past several years, self-care has become an important player in the self-improvement conversation—and for good reason. When self-care is done right, it can help you live a happier, more fulfilled life. The problem is that the phrase has become so widely used that its meaning […]

The Power of Many vs. the Power of One

I recently wrote a post called “The Power of One,” in which I talk about just how much difference a single person can make. And I truly do believe that every person on this earth can make a big difference in their personal lives, their families, their communities, and the world. But while I believe […]

Designing your Ideology

If you want a happier life, you can’t stand by and wait for it to happen to you. You have to create it. You have to be proactive and deliberate, designing the life you want for yourself and taking steps to make your vision a reality. This can feel a little overwhelming, which is why […]

The Story You Want to Hear vs. the Truth Within

Human beings are natural storytellers. All of us are familiar with the time-honored stories that have been passed down from generation to generation, from Adam and Eve, to Romeo and Juliet, to Hansel and Gretel. But we don’t just tell stories to each other. In fact, some of the most powerful stories are the ones […]

There is No Normal

As we’re nearing the end of 2020, something I keep hearing a lot is that people can’t wait for life to get back to “normal.” Of course, there’s part of me that totally understands what they’re saying. COVID-19 has turned our world on its head in a lot of ways, from mask mandates to work-from-home […]

The Power of Happiness: Being Safe, Free, and Supported

Everyone wants to be happy, but sometimes, we look at happiness the wrong way. Happiness isn’t a final destination or an end goal. Rather, it’s something you can have right now, and every day for the rest of your life. That’s important, because if you can find happiness now, you can start to harness the […]

The Power of Love for Yourself and Others

I love love. I love the way that love makes me feel: connected, present, open. I love little things, like a good meal, a touching movie, or the cool side of the pillow; and I love big things, like my family, and nature. But when I think about becoming the person I want to be—a […]

The Power of Adventure, Curiosity, and Rebellion

There’s something to be said for rule-following. Rules and laws are designed to keep us safe, and there’s undoubtedly something comforting about having a semblance of order in this otherwise chaotic world. That said, if you’re trying to “create happy” in your life, it’s also important to discover and embrace the power of adventure, curiosity, […]