A Counterintuitive Approach to Ease A Burning Heart

7 minute read   "You marry your unfinished business," she said with a nonchalant shrug. She delivered this news with such a matter-of-fact-ness that the only natural response was to jump up and call her out on her bullshit. But since this was probably not the best way to kick-off our third couples therapy session, … Continue reading A Counterintuitive Approach to Ease A Burning Heart

Why Listening to Your Heart Doesn’t Sound Smart

5 minute read You've heard it a million times: follow your heart. It’s so cliché that you may dismiss it as a touchy-feely idealistic way of living your life. It sounds innocent and childish. It doesn’t sound smart because it’s not. Everything considered smart is contained, practical, and organized. It all comes from the left … Continue reading Why Listening to Your Heart Doesn’t Sound Smart

The Mother Phrase to End All Freakouts

5 minute read We all remember the wedding scene in Old School, right? Noooow you're smiling. Fantastic! The wedding singer brings such a hilarious intensity to an otherwise overplayed and overly dramatic ballad of "Total Eclipse of the Heart." He nails urgency and light-heartedness like a champ. The Dan Band takes it for the win. … Continue reading The Mother Phrase to End All Freakouts

Why Changing For Good Doesn’t Make You a Jerk

3 minute read   Right about now... the funk soul brother? No. Right about now is the time of year when if you're like a lot of people, your commitment to the resolution you made just weeks ago, is starting to wane. Maybe it's because you set yourself up for failure. Or maybe it's because … Continue reading Why Changing For Good Doesn’t Make You a Jerk

How to Stop Creating a Baby Boom of Man Babies

5 minute read Keep it together. The minute that you say this to yourself you know you're a millisecond away from completely losing your shit. You need to fly down into the basement and do some shadow boxing or throw your head into the nearest pillow to scream like an animal. I did neither. I … Continue reading How to Stop Creating a Baby Boom of Man Babies

What La La Land Really Teaches Us (Besides Ryan Gosling Being Hotter Than Humanly Possible)

7 minute read Ah, La La Land. Its timeless theme filling our dry well of dreams. Sound depressing? Well, La La Land shows us that it doesn’t have to be that way. It's the glorious wake-up call to all of us to reignite the heartwarming and juicy dreams that we are allowing to wither away … Continue reading What La La Land Really Teaches Us (Besides Ryan Gosling Being Hotter Than Humanly Possible)

The New Age Weight Loss for 2018

3 minute read I had this ridiculous fear that blocked me from any internal growth for years. I was convinced that the more I moved forward, that some significant force was going to say, "You're so enlightened, huh? Let's just see how evolved you really are," and with that, I am handed the mother load … Continue reading The New Age Weight Loss for 2018

Time to End the Reindeer Games

1 minute read   “Who even thinks that?” my mom asked with complete and utter confusion. “I don’t think that conversation ever needs to be had. Ever.” “Mom, hear me out,” I said shooting up a little straighter. “The reindeer are total assholes to Rudolph the whole time. The only time they even like him … Continue reading Time to End the Reindeer Games