How You Keep Time Determines How You Spend Your Time

How You Keep Time Determines How You Spend Your Time

A recent study conducted by dScout found that the average user touches their phone 2,617 times a day. And that was just the average. Heavier users topped out at over 5,000+ touches a day. But what I found even more disturbing than the sheer amount of phone...
The Key to Luck Is Being a People Connector

The Key to Luck Is Being a People Connector

I’m a bit obsessed with the topic of luck—how we can lay the groundwork for it, how we stumble blindly into it, how we fail to recognize the role it plays in our “self-made” success. There are so many factors that go into luck, but the most powerful is the role that...
Now or Never: The Dangers of Instant Gratification

Now or Never: The Dangers of Instant Gratification

When it comes to books, I’ve never been immune to guilty pleasures. Breezy beach books and mysteries have always been a staple in my reading diet. Yet going through my reading history, I noticed that ever since the arrival of my first Kindle, I’ve indulged a lot...
How to Overcome Worry and Be a Friendlier Person

How to Overcome Worry and Be a Friendlier Person

My father recently sent me a xerox copy of life lessons from Dale Carnegie, author of How to Win Friends and Influence People and Stop Worrying, and Start Living. The list contained so much yoda-like wisdom that I decided to type it up. Read on for 50 golden rules for...
What Separates the Peter Pans from the Pros

What Separates the Peter Pans from the Pros

Recently my friend Tina (aka SwissMiss) tweeted: “Never felt more grown-up than now in 2015. Have I peaked? What is the most grown-up experience one can have?” It got me thinking: What are the qualities that distinguish us, specifically, as adults? And are those...

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