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3 Reasons Why Failing Is An Option

Reading Time: 7 minutes “We are all failures. At least the best of us are.” — JM Barrie, author of “Peter Pan.” At twenty-nine, I was working a dead-end job leasing apartments in New York City. I’ll admit — there were plenty of opportunities

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Irrational Fears And How To Overcome Them

Reading Time: 8 minutes Once upon a time, a team of explorers discovered a remote, uninhabited island surrounded by turquoise waters.  They set up shop there and soon realized that the island had all the makings of a veritable paradise: an endless supply of

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How To Win The War Against Boredom

Reading Time: 7 minutes DISCONNECTING My friend Joni’s a top executive at a real estate company. She’s been working herself to the ground. Or her company’s been working her to the ground? IDK — it’s some real chicken vs. egg shit. But that’s not

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5 Sleep Stories To Catch Some Serious ZZZs

Reading Time: 4 minutes After months of scouring Youtube for the best sleep stories around, below is my curated list of the top five to help you catch some ZZZs. Although they’re meant to bore you to sleep, these dreamy narratives aren’t particularly boring.

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The Advantage Of Late Bloomers

Reading Time: 7 minutes Once upon a time, there was a little girl who dreamed of becoming an Olympic figure skater.  She practiced toe loops and axel jumps with the passion of a zealot, her skates cutting through the ice like the jagged edges

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6 Journaling Exercises To Improve Your Life

Reading Time: 8 minutes WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP A JOURNAL Your thoughts and feelings tend to ricochet in your mind like a game of pong. It’s hard to anticipate where the ball is headed. Oftentimes, you let your emotions get the best of you.

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First World Problems And How To Solve Them

Reading Time: 9 minutes In recognition of World Toilet Day, I’d like to dedicate this post to our little white ceramic friends. DEVELOPING WORLD PROBLEMS In 1990, my grandfather orchestrated a family reunion in the quaint little village of Villa Fundación, the Dominican Republic,

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