Don’t Forget to Check In on Your Tough Friends

One of my most received “compliments,” especially after divulging my story for the first time to someone is, “Wow, I’d never guess you’d been through that. You seem so tough.”   And they’re right. I am pretty tough. And they probably mean it in a really kind, genuine way.  But there are days I don’t want to…

Keep Chasing the Money

Chase this kind of money and you’ll live a happier, more authentic life–without having to budget.

10 People Answer “What Makes a Great Partner?”

I reached out to 10 people in my life who are all happily dating or married and asked them, “What makes a great partner?” Mainly for my own knowledge, obviously. But also to share it with ya’ll. Here’s to love! “Being a TEAM. No matter the situation you should come to a consensus together before…

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…

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…