Category: Self Improvement

Grateful

Top Psychologists have been saying again and again for the last few years that taking time to be thankful each day improves your happiness and healthiness. Even better, researcher Robert Emmons says this affect sticks with you at a ratio of 7:60, also known as two months for every one week of daily thankfulness. That’s

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How To Survive The Anxiety When You Have To Do Phone Calls (Because They Refuse to Email Like a Decent Human)

Phone calls stink. But you can survive them with a mix of practical tips to fight phone anxiety delivered with signature snarky humor.

A 3 Step Guide to Help Adults Learn to Ride a Bike

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Every wondered how do adults learn to ride a bike? Especially adults who have never ridden before. I was right there with you, but I learned, and I’m confident you can too. I Am an Adult Who Can’t Ride a Bike Or at least, I was an adult who couldn’t ride a bike. That all

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New Year’s Resolution: Goals We Need For Our Twenties

I sat on this post a bit because I wanted to really think things through before I committed to any goals. Obviously from my goal setting series I’m pretty big on goals- I think them through, and I go big with them. I even make a big macro goals list for the decade and break

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New Year New You: Adulting 101

A major part of being an adult is doing your own laundry. You grew up with your parent or guardian taking care of it for you, and maybe even while you were in college you still kept all your dirty clothes and hiked them back home every month so your mom could clean it. No

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Alone on Christmas

I realize not everyone celebrates Christmas. For those who do, though, being alone on the big day is perhaps the second most heartbreaking thing I can think of. Being alone day in and day out and having your kids promise to visit you but never show up, and they promise you again they’ll at least

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Be Kind Because Your Time Keeps Slipping into The Future

One thing you have to remember is that your time is slipping into the future. While it’s a catchy funky song to listen to, it’s also something good to keep in mind. Many people approach volunteering as something they’ll get around to… someday. And someday just never comes. Just sitting around and being bored is

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Five Steps to A Kinder You This Christmas: Giving is Getting

The #SmallSteps series is all about giving. This week we’re focusing on giving food to those who need it. A classic way to give back to the community is to give food to those in need, whether they are homeless, in a shelter, or in homes but struggling to make ends meet for one reason

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Letters to Keep us Together Because Maintaining Friendships as an Adult is a Struggle!

One thing that I’ve learned in my few years as a genuine adulty person is that adult friendships are different from school friendships, even college friendships. When you are adults you have different work schedules, you live in different neighborhoods or even different cities or continents, you have different lifestyles and careers, and while your

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Give, Give, and Give Some More

If you’ve been following the #SmallSteps series, you’ll know there are ways to save up your physical and digital change enough to make donations that will really make a difference. But how do you decide where to give those donations? Find Your Passion Projects Passion Projects are the things you care about that closely relate

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