2016: Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions, Form Habits

Why habits are more effective than resolutions The approach of 2016 has me thinking about resolutions. If you're a frequent reader, then you know that I am a big fan of Gretchen Rubin, an expert on happiness and lifestyle. In all three of her books and on her blog, she talks about how she keeps resolutions. One of her most... Continue Reading →

Gratitude: Why it’s Important and How to Cultivate it

Throughout the last year, I have been working hard at being happier. I have indulged in books that focus on improving one's happiness: The Happiness Project and Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin, and Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, and I've read countless articles, blogs, and studies on ways to boost my happiness and become an all-around positive... Continue Reading →

How to Avoid Burnout with Six Simple Steps

Ways to recognize burnout and take action Life can get pretty overwhelming, and sometimes we juggle more than we can handle. We tend to have a myriad of general and social factors pulling us in different directions, whether it is work, school, or trying to find time for our social lives and hobbies. How do we do it all and avoid being burnt-out? It's the... Continue Reading →

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