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How Changing Your Perspective Can Help You Create

Plenty of things can get in the way of your creative efforts. Everything from hunger, to household chores, to mental health struggles can stifle your creativity. And while it’s easy for your creative flow to get turned off, it’s not so easy to turn it back on. That said, there are some things you can […]

How to Manage Your Time (and Your Stress) When Creating

Nothing is quite as stressful as a time crunch. Whether it’s working late at night to meet a deadline, rushing to be on time to an important meeting, or something else, we’ve all experienced moments when the clock elevates our stress to new heights. But when you’re creating, this can put a damper on your […]

How Your Physical Health Impacts Your Mental Health

Anyone who has struggled with mental health can tell you that mental health issues often take a toll on your physical health. Depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders can contribute to fatigue, excessive weight gain/loss, and more—not to mention taking away motivation to exercise, eat well, or care for your body in other ways. […]

How to Start Meditating

In the past few years, meditation has become wildly popular, transitioning from a religious technique rarely used in Western cultures to a widely-practiced method for self-improvement, stress management, productivity, and more. These days, it isn’t uncommon to see anyone and everyone meditating—from business professionals to celebrities to athletes. But is meditation for you? And how […]

How to Slow Down (and Be Happier)

We live in a go, go, go world. When I ask people how they’re doing, do you know what the answer I get the most is? “Busy.” Everyone seems to always be doing something. And a lot of people wear their “busy” label as a badge of honor. But busy doesn’t always mean productive, purposeful, […]

How to Not Be Bored

As a parent, one of the most frustrating things I can hear from my kids is “I’m bored.” It’s concerning to be in a house full of toys, games, electronics, bikes, skateboards, and more (all of which you paid for, by the way) and have your kids insist that there’s “nothing to do.” The reality is, […]

How to Handle Having an Unpopular Opinion

Sharing your opinions is fun. . . when everyone else agrees with you. But what about when they don’t? No one likes feeling like the odd one out, and these days, it seems like people with unpopular opinions are more likely to get shunned (or #cancelled). Does that mean you should change your opinions to […]

How to Live in Gray Areas

The phrase “gray area” often carries a negative connotation. Gray areas are murky, confusing, and even chaotic. In a world where people value certainty and quick, clear answers, a gray area can feel frustrating or inhibiting. In reality, however, gray areas offer remarkable nuance and present us with opportunities to learn, grow, and expand our […]