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. [...]

Addicted to Your Devices? Here’s How to Combat the Negative Effects of Technology

Addicted to Your Devices? Here’s How to Combat the Negative Effects of Technology

How many times each day do you check your phone? Honestly, I don’t think it’s possible to keep track. Let’s face it: Most of us are glued to our smartphones. One study even says we touch our phones 2,617 times a day! In today’s digital culture, it’s hard not to be glued to our devices. [...]

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 [...]

5 Ways To Relieve Anxiety (When Meditation Fails)

5 Ways To Relieve Anxiety (When Meditation Fails)

I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to go an entire day without worrying. Is that even possible? As a naturally anxious person, I can’t even imagine feeling so carefree that nothing bothered me. And I’m a writer, a profession known for inviting judgment, so you can imagine how the wheels in my head [...]