How to be Happier for Others When it’s Hard to Be

A text message from your best friend lights up your phone. You read it and immediately frown. “AHHH! I just landed the promotion at my job!! So happy!” The familiar sinking feeling in your stomach sets in as negativity surrounds you. How did she get that promotion? What the hell? To distract yourself, you scroll through Facebook only to see...

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I’ve Been Living A Lie For Too Long

I began this year on a mission to focus on myself. This has led me to hitting a breaking point in Northern Virginia. The Washington DC suburb has been my home for my entire life but I can’t stand it now. I CAN’T LIVE THIS LIE ANYMORE. What is the lie I’m living? Do I have another family? Am I really a homeless bum? Am I secretly...

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Millennials! Why Now is the Perfect Time to Take Risks

Okay Millennials, here we are, in our 20’s and 30’s not pursuing the things that we want to pursue. I don’t just mean big dreams that we had when we were younger, like becoming famous or an astronaut or a Princess (just me?). I mean creating the life you always wanted. I’m sure many of you can identify with the fact that there is some...

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5 Types of Quarter-Life Crises

Did the quarter-life crisis exist before our generation? If it did, it was probably not as prominent as it is now. Anyone else get those condescending head shakes and scoffs when you mention it? It really does exist! I believe it stems from the fact that Millennials, unlike our parents and generations before them, we grew up comfortably. When we...

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Why Your Dream Job is Allowed to Suck

Writing is something that I need. I have so many thoughts swirling around in my head that I have to write them down in order to figure them out. If you’ve never had a conversation with me, you will have run into one or both of these things: My A.D.D – where I go off on tangents or ask you a few questions before you’re done...

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Millennials – Who are we?

Before I dive into what makes us who we are, let me just say these are just generalizations. Obviously no two people are exactly the same. But growing up in the same time frame and under the same circumstances, makes all Millennials more similar than those born in generations before us. You can claim all you want that this “does not apply to...

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