food for thought · Happy Life · life advice

Happiness shouldn’t be your goal.

Pinterest and Instagram will try to make you believe that all it takes is a simple quote on a cute background to turn your frown upside-down. And while the idea is there, it’s very superficial. And usually I’m left in a deeper funk that where I started.

food for thought · life advice · Relationships

How to Build the New Age of Respect for Millennials

I know I’m not the only one who has suffered the pain from a generation that has fallen victim to isolation and disconnection, disregards the meaning of responsibility and commitment, lacks empathy and effective communication skills, and has learned to speak with their thumbs, not their voice. But we need to be stronger than that. We cannot practice the mistreatment we’ve endured ourselves on other people just because that has become “the thing” to do.

confidence · food for thought · Happy Life · life advice

Why Thinking Negatively Will Never Help You Achieve Your Goals

Our thoughts, the things we say, and the things we hear around us are all forms of nutrition. The terms we use turn into behaviors that slowly become normalized -when it’s not normal at all. Sometimes it gets so deeply ingrained in us, we don’t realize when those overheard phrases become beliefs, and soon enough, they’re the culprits to our shame, our fear, and our pain.