Life is Hard: Choose Your Struggle

Here’s a quick tip for you: Life is hard. Life will never stop being hard. The type of hardships will change, but they will continue to persist from birth until death. No matter the path you choose, life will continue to be hard. Running is hard; heart disease is hard. Quitting smoking is hard; getting…

You’re Already Living Your Dream Life

When I was eight years old, I lost a $5 bill on a family roadtrip. I can’t prove it, but I am somewhat confident one of my eight siblings purloined it when we stopped at a gas station. Losing a $5 bill as an eight-year-old felt like losing a million dollars. It was crushing. I…

Trump Shakes Up Administration by Firing Himself

WASHINGTON — In a move intended to rejuvenate an administration that has struggled to advance major policy initiatives, President Trump signaled today that he will be firing himself. “I’ve done a great job and am a great guy, but I’ve decided to move in a new direction. This is going to be Big League” Trump…

You Are Not Your Ideas: How to Be Wrong

Pepsi. United Airlines. Sean Spicer. What do these three have in common? They were all embroiled in massive controversies in the past week. Pepsi released an ad that can only be described as bizarre, featuring Instagram celebrity Kendall Jenner as a social justice warrior distributing Pepsi to presumably racially-biased cops. United Airlines had a passenger…

Why You Need to Let Your Alternate Lives Die

The first step to embracing what truly is involves letting go of what isn’t. Your could-haves and should-haves are all a myth and a lie and only exist in your own mind. There’s no such thing as what could have been. There is no such thing as what should have been. There is only what is. And when you embrace what is, you embrace your life. Once you accept what truly is, you’ll be able to be more present and more at peace.

TGIF: Why You Need a Sabbath

Ever notice how people love Fridays? Like, straight up, love them? If a song and dance were to spontaneously erupt in the office on any given day of the week, it would almost certainly happen on a Friday. People especially love Friday nights. Because on Friday night, you’ve completed your work for the week. On…