The Most Important Perspective to Have – The Key to Success & Happiness

The most important perspective to have in life is one of continual learning. The day you open your mind to the fact that every opportunity is a source of education, tools, and mastery, you open yourself up to fulfilling experience. Fulfilling experience is not the same as just having experience. Success and happiness come with…

SERENITY NOW! 5 Ways To Not Freak Out When The Sky Is Falling

Remember driver’s education class and the countless times you’ve been told what to do if your car skids on ice? (turn into the skid and don’t slam the brakes) Or what to do in the event you catch fire? (stop, drop, and roll) What number to call in case of an emergency? (dial 911, Sherlock)…

Can Anger Actually Be A Good Thing?

Like wine, almost everything can be good for you in moderation. But, what about anger? When we think about anger, we often equate it with rage, violence, unhappiness, and negativity.  In our day-to-day, when frustration hits the edge and crosses into anger, our blood pumps a little harder and our heart beats a little quicker. In small…

Don’t Work Harder, Work Smarter

We’ve all had people in our lives tell us that hard work pays off. That is an alternative fact or at least a half truth. Similar to how nice guys tend to finish last, hard work doesn’t always pay off. True, you have to work hard in life. Nothing meaningful comes to the lazy who…

Proudly, The Generation of the Side Hustle

We have bills to pay, student debt to mount, and a world we want to experience up–close and with adventure. We aren’t just Millennials, we are a generation of global citizens who live life, but know that money means freedom to be. If you are addicted to blogs like The Penny Hoarder the way I am,…

The Saddest Giraffe I’ve Ever Seen & A Lesson In Interconnectivity

This afternoon I was reading an article on CNN.com and came across the saddest giraffe I’ve ever seen.  I should have know what I was in for by clicking on the story since it was titled “Imagine a World Without Giraffes.”  My experience with giraffes is fairly limited, to say the least: a zoo visit…

Know You’re Destined For Greatness, But Get Ready To Work!

Wake up in the morning and say to yourself: “I am destined for great things.”  If you don’t believe you are destined for greatness and don’t believe in yourself, you have built a subconscious barrier that will prevent you from achieving your goals. BUT, knowing you are awesome and destined for greatness doesn’t mean you…

12 Fun Facts About Thanksgiving

When someone passes you the cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving, how about you pass a fun fact back! Here are 12 fun facts about Thanksgiving: 1.  Wild Turkeys can run 20 miles per hour when they’re scared. I would run that fast too if someone was trying to eat me. 2.  Turkeys can have heart attacks….

Holiday Anxiety?  6 Ways To Manage It Before It Manages You

The holidays are a magical time of year: the scent of peppermint, the joys of family, turkey and football, pilgrims and Santa… but, it can also be a source of stress for a number of different reasons.  We may not even realize that we suffer from holiday stress!  Holiday stress and anxiety can come from…

Using the Office Holiday Party to Impress Your Boss

The office holiday party is more than a chance to bond with your peers and celebrate the holidays; it is a professional event that can help your rise to success or drop to the bottom of the barrel. Have fun, but always remember – An office holiday party is still the OFFICE holiday party.  Here are…