Figure out what makes you happy!

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Tips & Recommendations to help you figure out what makes YOU happy (not your parents, friends, or partner)

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Money-saving ideas because buying ish that doesn't actually make you happy is expensive!

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Expert Advice to avoid the $18,000 thought-it-would-make-me-happy mistake I made

Habits
Where To Start When You’re Not Sure Where To Start.

Where To Start When You’re Not Sure Where To Start.

When she sends me the “I want to burn this place down” gif from Mad Men I know I need to actually call her - rather than send the usual series of heart and strong arm emojis. “What’s up?” I ask. I know things have been less-than-ideal in my...

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Stop Doing Things That Aren’t Working

Stop Doing Things That Aren’t Working

Picture this: we’re sitting around a campfire in Yosemite on a crisp September night. We’re wearing cute flannel shirts, artfully scuffed jeans, and drinking out of those blue and white metal mugs that L.L. Bean sells. We’re taking turns swapping...

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How To Use Envy As A Tool (Yes, For Real)

How To Use Envy As A Tool (Yes, For Real)

  I’m scrolling through Instagram as I wait for my coffee to brew when I’m hit by a wave of envy - mouth twisting, eye-narrowing, I-should-click-away envy. I stare at my screen, fantasizing about the day I can do what this woman does. I feel...

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Can you put a price tag on a habit?

Can you put a price tag on a habit?

Seven years ago, I found a cockroach floating in my coffee cup. At the time, I was working as an ESL teacher in a crumbling building in a not-particularly-great neighborhood. Our receptionist’s computer was stolen off her desk in the middle of a...

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Changing Habits Isn’t About Intelligence or Hard Work

Changing Habits Isn’t About Intelligence or Hard Work

"Ughhhhhhh. Why can’t I break my mindless Instagram habit?!! I trained for a marathon, I paid off all my school debt, I graduated with a 3.9 but I can’t stop scrolling through strangers’ photos? WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME I HATE EVERYTHING.” Raise your...

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