Three Tips for Managing Envy

I knew I wanted to marry my husband after we had only been dating for a few months. So as friends and acquaintances began getting engaged, I felt happy for them, and at the same time, incredibly envious. I don’t feel proud of these feelings, but I’m sharing them on this blog to make theContinue reading “Three Tips for Managing Envy”

Navigating a Quarter-Life Crisis

Many people in their mid- to late-twenties go through a quarter-life crisis. The expectations of folks in this age group are high: get married, have babies, and advance in their careers, all while brunching and partying with friends every weekend. Managing all of that simultaneously is incredibly difficult, and often, not as desirable as socialContinue reading “Navigating a Quarter-Life Crisis”

5 Ways to Let it Go

“The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it.”  ― Katharine Graham Are you haunted by cruel things people said to you months, or even years ago? Or things they did – anything from slights and oversights to horrific abuse? Many of usContinue reading “5 Ways to Let it Go”

“The miracle of being alive”

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.” – Thich Nhat Hanh We live so much of our lives asleep. We escape into our phones, TV, alcohol, drugs… we do everything we can not to feel suffering. But if we are never present to our suffering, we may also be shuttingContinue reading ““The miracle of being alive””