Mindfulness and Technology: Why You Need to Disconnect to Reconnect

Mindfulness and Technology: Why You Need to Disconnect to Reconnect

We all do it. You’re in line at Starbucks or waiting on the subway platform. You grab your phone to kill time, browse through social media and avoid making awkward eye contact with strangers. We use our phones as a distraction, a crutch, an instant relief from having to think. While there are times when [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]