Sometimes, we lose sight of what makes life worth fighting for. Don't forget to live in the present – it's not about the destination. It's about the journey.
Despite what the title suggests, this post isn’t about imposter syndrome. Not entirely, at least. Self-doubt is a part of it, but it’s more about why I get so down on myself when I’m not working or being productive. Truth be told, I don’t know how to relax. Or I should say, I don’t know … Continue reading The Reason I Am My Own Worst Enemy
Do you know what happens when you compliment someone? Whether it’s a stranger, lover, friend, or foe, the effect is the same – a shot of dopamine straight to the brain. Here’s the science behind it: appreciation triggers the hypothalamus, which is the part of the brain responsible for producing dopamine. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter … Continue reading Make Love to the Mind: How Appreciation Benefits Your Brain
💤 I love a good nap – in a chair, on the couch or in a bed, it doesn’t matter – either way, they’re glorious. In the moment…but after a solid snooze, it’s a different story. Afterwards, you’re left with that zombified feeling. 🧟 You know what I’m talking about: when you’re a total space … Continue reading Sleeping Beauty: Too Much, Too Little, and the Ugliness of Naps
Before I get into it – happy Family Day! 🤗 I hope you’re able to spend some time with those you care about most, whether it be in person or virtually. For as long as I can remember, I’ve enjoyed playing games – board games, video games, and card games. In fact, playing games have … Continue reading Don’t Take Life Too Seriously: the Joy of Playing Games
Knowledge is power. It will take you far in life, too – it can put you in high seats and place you in the inner circles. It makes you a resource, a valuable commodity, moving you to the front of the line and offering you leverage, one way or the other. But as with power, … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome: the More You Learn, the Less You Know