Happiness is a Choice Not a Chase 

Dear Self, Are you happy? You have asked yourself this question so many times throughout your life. Whenever people asked you where you envisioned your life in the future, your answer always included that you wanted "to be happy." If someone asked you right now where you want to be 5, 10, or 20 years …

5 Reasons Finding Inner Peace Is So Important To Your Success

Finding and maintaining your inner peace is something you will have to put energy toward for the rest of your life. However, you will not be able to live this life successfully without it. Find your inner peace, then go paint your life masterpiece.

Why Focusing In Life is So Hard

You want to know why it's so hard to focus on your own life and ride your own wavelength of zen? Well, I re-discovered the answer today. Wait for it... Wait for it... It's because everyone around you is so DARN LOUD! The Setting I wrote this post yesterday during a fit of frustration on …

How To Deal With Frustration With Life: 20 Questions

"I have a lot of faith in myself which is why I am frustrated with the fact that I am not doing more," said my ridiculous-too-hard-on-myself mind. Can anyone relate to this? About 5% of the month (or more), I wake up with this overwhelming thought that I am not doing enough and/or have not …

Fine Print

Sometimes one thing holding us back from doing what we want and need to do is the fact that we spend so much time getting back up from falls that could have been prevented if we paid more attention to details. Chasing a dream can feel wonderful and turn out very wonderful having few detrimental …

Worrying Less About What People Think About You

"Stop caring about what people think about you," he said. I replied, "it is easier said than done." It is not always easy to analyze the causes of our fears, but it is usually very necessary. In my personal fear analyses, I found that too many of my fears centered around what other people -- …

Relationship Timelines: Dating, Marriage, Babies…

Is it just me or does it seem like when you are in a relationship and (1) get to a certain age (between age 25-30, at least) or (2) have been dating someone for 3 or more years (past age 21), people seem to ask the same basic questions regarding your relationship? "How long have …

Relationships: Chemistry and Compromise (Is There Room For Everyone? Part III)

Section 1: CHEMISTRY Organic chemistry: The thing that everyone desires in matters of lust and love and the class everyone despises in college. I was 16 when I had my first "official" boyfriend and it was also the first time I learned that great relationships require more than just chemistry. Well, there were three guys …