A deep expanse of nothingness, you find yourself staring off into space. At night, in the dark, you think about things. You find yourself thinking about things until the clock ticks over, one hour, perhaps another. All the bright and … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH
In our best moments in life, we are kind and wonderful people, we are patient and caring and passionate. We can be generous and giving and we can work tirelessly to help others. In our worst moments, however, we can … Continue reading ACCEPTING MISTAKES & MOVING ON
Resentment feels like a heavy, but powerful, fragment of the soul. It sits in the belly of our being, waiting for the time when we are at our worst, ready to come back like bile- an acidic rage, painful and … Continue reading RESENTMENT & LETTING GO
We walk through life as vessels of influence and impact. We design our exteriors to show others what we’d like them to see, carefully constructing the pieces so that we might influence their understanding of us. We orchestrate a life … Continue reading SHOULD WE CARE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK?
We search the pages of books to find ways to improve ourselves, challenging our ideas of who we are and what we are capable of. We try to develop who we are in order that we might experience more in … Continue reading HOW TO UPGRADE YOUR INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
The allure of influence. The possibility that we can become someone important, someone with the power to impact others in a real and tangible way. The now-complicated concept of friendship- ever-changing in a digital landscape where connection seems more about … Continue reading HOW TO WIN FRIENDS: DO CARNEGIE’S GUIDELINES STILL STAND UP?
That fleeting break from the overwhelm of everyday school life; the rough days when homework seemed impossible. The way that the days felt long, and drowsy. The soft grass in summer, the treats of ice cream and beach trips. That … Continue reading HOW CHILDHOOD GIFTS IMPACT ADULT ATTACHMENTS
A roaring group of friends, frantic booming voices talking over the music in a bar; small collectives in coffee shops, whispering the latest life news over the foam of their lattes. That video call ringtone and the pixelated face of … Continue reading MINIMISING PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE