Chasing Perfection: Why Trying to Be Perfect Can Backfire
Modern society’s expectations put pressure on people to present themselves as being perfect. Whether it's keeping up a picture-perfect social media feed or trying to look flawless all the time, the pressure to be perfect can get pretty overwhelming.
February 21st Is National Breakup Day
It sounds sad, doesn't it? In reality, it isn't. National Breakup Dayis intended to be a holiday. It's a time to devote to yourself and your broken heart. A day to reflect on past loves, growth, and personal evolution.
Why You Should Avoid Excessive Techno-Optimism
After the arrival of ChatGPT, and subsequent AI technologies, I noticed an enormous shift in the conversation online. Influencers and tech leaders gushed at the possibilities of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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Is It Niceness Or Manipulation?
What does niceness have to do with manipulation? Find out four ways to recognize and manage manipulators. Disclaimer: This story is an opinion piece and for entertainment purposes only. It's not a relationship advice.
How To Take Your Own Advice Like a Pro
It was midnight and we’d congregated at Islands Sports and Spirits in Coronado, California. It was a cheap bar which, like many, used sports as a pretense for drinking buckets of beer. My friend Jen was outside talking to our friend, Amanda, giving her much needed relationship advice.
I’ve Gone Six Months Without Caffeine. Here’s How It’s Going.
I did the unthinkable six months ago. I quit coffee, tea, diet soda — anything with caffeine. I’ll never forget what a friend said after I told him I was doing this: “Eh. You’ll be back on the sauce in a month or two.”
The Class Divide On Living Near Family
You may have followed a similar trajectory to mine. You go to college, get your degree, start your career — and pursue that career to whichever city it takes you to. Inevitably, this landed me in Tampa, Florida, residing several states removed from my parents. This pattern is quite common with career oriented people, especially in the United States. But it comes with its own set of consequences.
Boy Do I Regret Not Getting the Flu Shot
Six days ago, I woke up in a haze at 2 AM. The full onslaught of a new illness was grinding through my body. My mind was fuzzy. My joints and muscles pulsed in pain. I shuffled to the bathroom in misery.
Surprising Signs of Adult ADHD That Will Empower You
Constructive tips to help you harness your ADHD Superpowers. These 6 signs of Adult ADHD can be daunting, especially if you’ve been struggling to control your behavior. There are lots of effective strategies, treatments, and support systems available to help individuals with ADHD lead fulfilling lives.
Unlocking Wealth with the Right Mindsets and Habits.
The Foundations of Wealth: Strategies Beyond Budgeting and Saving. Ordinary people can achieve wealth through strategic approaches that go beyond conventional budgeting and saving. In this article, we explore the mindsets and habits that set wealthy individuals apart. Contrary to popular belief, most American millionaires aren't high-flying CEOs or influencers. They are ordinary people with normal jobs. The key lies in their distinct mindsets and habits.
Robotic Cockroaches Could Soon Help Save Lives
Cockroaches have made their way into my life, against my will, and to great inconvenience. Three years ago, my girlfriend cried into the phone for me to come over, “Please…please…it is twitching on my kitchen floor.”She sounded like a hostage. We went back and forth for two minutes, with me insisting I couldn’t come to her house.
America’s Disappearing Public Beaches
My earliest steps were practiced on the sands of Cocoa Beach, Florida. At every turn of my childhood, there remains a beach-infused moment that is enshrouded in nostalgia. I graduated high school in Virginia Beach, and spent my 20s in Coronado, California, only a block away from the cold Pacific Ocean. I am a child of the water.
Embracing Your Potential: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
In this post, we will explore the concept of imposter syndrome and its detrimental effects on personal growth and success. We will discuss strategies and techniques that may help you overcome imposter syndrome and cultivate a mindset that allows you to be the best version of yourself. By the end of this article, you will have a deeper understanding of imposter syndrome and the tools necessary to possibly help you overcome it.
The Problem With Sharing a Bank Account With Your Spouse
Brian’s complaining went from a weekly affair, to a daily nuisance. We convened in a shared office gym each day. He was a well spoken and well paid engineer in his late 30s, and was having incrementally larger arguments with his wife over money.