A Perspective on the Ego and Self Care

The more I write the word “ego”, the more it doesn’t seem like a real word. This is ironic when you consider what the ego is– the sense of self as affected by the external world. More simply put, the ego is how you look at yourself through the lens of your own personal reality.Continue reading “A Perspective on the Ego and Self Care”

Nine Things I’ve Failed At

…and what I’ve learned from it 1. Blogging In the last few years, I have started several blogs. Each lasted between three days and a week. I’d read a few stories and watched a few videos about bloggers who got really big, really fast. I thought this meant that it would be easy and peopleContinue reading “Nine Things I’ve Failed At”

How Patience Leads to Success

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. Jean-Jacques Rousseau I’ve grown up in the technological world, so I know a little something about instant gratification. In this age, everything is instantly available, whether that be written information, music, or games to play. You click a couple buttons, and the results are instantaneously delivered. ThisContinue reading “How Patience Leads to Success”

10 Things You Should Do Alone at Least Once

Going out by yourself can feel very nerve wracking, but it can also be super fun and improve your quality of life in the process. By going out alone, you make your interests the first priority. No one can make you stay or leave, and no one can drag you into something you don’t wantContinue reading “10 Things You Should Do Alone at Least Once”

When You Shouldn’t Say Sorry

Over-apologizing can have a serious negative affect on how you’re perceived. Saying sorry too often, or when it isn’t your fault, can make you seem meek and unconfident. By limiting the use of your apology to when it’s truly necessary, you can be a more respectable figure. Over-apologizing also makes “sorry” sound less sincere whenContinue reading “When You Shouldn’t Say Sorry”

10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work

Your boss might not want to hear it, but let’s face it– work can get real boring, real fast. When things get slow, you find yourself checking the time every five minutes. This makes for a long day. Here are 10 ways to distract yourself from a long, boring day of work. 1. Set aContinue reading “10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work”

Accepting Past Versions of Yourself

Be kind to past versions of yourself that didn’t know the things you know now. @yogismood Growing up, you go through a whole lot of phases. I’ve spent most of my life avoiding pictures taken of me in the past. I was a chunky kid, and I had a really intense emo phase somewhere inContinue reading “Accepting Past Versions of Yourself”

I Spend Too Much Money

I’m very young– this means I don’t have many bills. I also work a decent-paying day job that I love. I’m very fortunate to be making enough money to be able to save most, but somehow I still manage to spend almost every dollar in my checking account in the two weeks between paychecks. IContinue reading “I Spend Too Much Money”

The Value of Personal Projects

Anything you seek to create or learn on your own is a personal project. This means you are doing it because you want to, and not because you have to. Have you always wanted to learn how to cook? A good personal project may be trying to create your own recipes and make them into a book. Or if you love to write, like me, you may want to start a blog page to show off those typing skills after work.

How to Get a job with No Relevant Experience

At eighteen years old, shortly after dropping out of college, I landed my highest paying job yet: a senior position at a very well known hospital. My big plans seemed unattainable to the outside observer, but I was determined to do what I needed to do to make the money I wanted to make.  ItContinue reading “How to Get a job with No Relevant Experience”