Brené Brown’s 3-Step Approach to Transcending Failure and ‘Rising Strong’

Brené Brown’s 3-Step Approach to Transcending Failure and ‘Rising Strong’

"We've all fallen. And we have the skinned knees and bruised hearts to prove it. But scars are easier to talk about than they are to show - and rarely do we see wounds that are in the process of healing." - Brené Brown Throughout our lives, we’ve all experienced failure, disappointment and heartbreak. But [...]

What’s Your Emotional Intelligence? What EQ Is, How It Differs From IQ and Why It Matters

What’s Your Emotional Intelligence? What EQ Is, How It Differs From IQ and Why It Matters

When it comes to life success, what’s more important: book smarts or street smarts? Cognitive intelligence (IQ) versus emotional intelligence (EQ) is a topic debated by many. Some believe the most successful people are the brainiacs of the world, while others say the emotionally savvy have the upper hand. When we were young, our parents [...]

4 Surprising Health Benefits of Gratitude

4 Surprising Health Benefits of Gratitude

In honor of Thanksgiving, I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about gratitude. With countless podcasts, books and Ted talks on the subject, it’s no secret that practicing gratitude is important. But how many of us actually do it? While it may seem easy for Oprah and Tony Robbins, being grateful isn’t always easy. [...]

The Psychology Behind Why We Love Scary Movies

The Psychology Behind Why We Love Scary Movies

I never have to think twice when someone asks me what my favorite holiday is. Candy galore, carved pumpkins, haunted houses, crazy costumes, and best of all, scary movie marathons. What’s not to love about Halloween? It’s the one time of the year I get to indulge in my horror film obsession, which began when [...]

The Truth About Friendships in Your 20s

The Truth About Friendships in Your 20s

Now that I’m officially in my late 20s, I’m feeling older and wiser – well, at least wise enough to write this article. Over the years, I’ve experienced many different types of friendships and relationships and through it all, the biggest lesson I’ve learned is that change is inevitable. The best part about getting older [...]