3 Things stopping you from reaching your goals.

There was a time in my life where I felt like I had a clear direction and plan of action to get there. Then I hit all my goals and was kind of like…now what? I felt like… Read More

West vs East: Which philosophy is right about relationships?

Chapter 6 of the Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt, is all about relationships. Do we need relationships? Are they useful? Do they bring us joy? For the most part, we’d all agree to answer “yes,” right? It almost… Read More

Stay Silly- Stay Sane: Life isn’t just about material gains.

I thought it was just me until I saw this post on Instagram. Lately, I’ve been feeling like it’s “all about the money” and I know that in this #debtfreejourney it is, in a sense, yet, I wholeheartedly… Read More

Growing Wealth, Risking Health-Why money can’t buy happiness.

I’ve recently started a #debtfree journey, where I’ve mapped out how I will pay off my debt (aka student loans) and become financially free. Related to this, Chapter 5 of the Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt, is appropriately… Read More

Becoming More Productive: The Basics

The Christmas festivities have past, and now we look forward to the new year. New year, new beginnings, right? Let’s start off the year early with a bit of prep on productivity. When I was studying psychology in… Read More

Happiness Hypothesis Review Chpt 1-4

Where we left off…  I want to explore how we obtain happiness in our everyday lives. How do we cut down on stress and worry, and start living our lives to the fullest. To tackle this seemingly impossible… Read More

Happiness Series: Where to start?

A quest for answers… I recently started reading Jonathan Haidt’s book, the Happiness Hypothesis, and while only on chapter 3, I find that it has opened my eyes to really interesting findings on the human brain, psychology, and… Read More

Start Now

Before the year is over, I want to talk about a struggle I face when setting goals. I find myself wanting things to be in neat little boxes. Is it just me? Think about it, we love the… Read More

Visualize Your Goals into Reality

How often do you hear the little voice in your head telling you you can’t do something? I would have loved to be a ballerina, but it’s too late. I want to own my own business but I… Read More

Day 29: The Art of Mindfulness

Healthy Habits 101 30 Day Writing Challenge There seems to be widespread misconceptions and misinformation about mindfulness. The term itself is a Western concept inspired by the ancient Eastern practices of Buddhism, but taking on a slightly new… Read More