How to Find Quality Friends

Good friends make you laugh, hold you when you cry, and challenge you to be the best version of yourself, but they also boost your health.  Research shows that quality friendships in your 20s are a solid predictor of living to your 70s, and that poor social support has the same  mortality-risk equivalent as smoking 15…

8 Positive Changes to Make in 2019

Soon, we’ll be accidentally signing “2018” on everything before realizing it’s MARCH of 2019. Seriously, the saying should be “at the speed of life” not “light,” because wow where did 2018 go?  And with every new year comes notebooks and newsfeeds full of New Year’s Resolutions. This year, I’m skipping the resolutions. Although 2018 was…

7 Subtle Signs of Depression

Depression isn’t always what you think. It can rear its vile head in many ways. Sure, depression showcases itself in long periods of sadness and a disinterested mood—but it’s much more than that. The symptoms can be quietly cunning, disguised as something else altogether. According to the ADAA, Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 16.1…

Techniques For Life’s Overwhelming Moments

Sometimes there are moments, or entire days, where life feels overwhelming AF. Nothings seems to be going the way it should, everyone is annoying (sorry friends), and the world is testing my boundaries. You know what I’m talking about? If not–you probably don’t need to read this blog post. And, I’m also jealous of you….