I’m writing this blog post a few days before Thanksgiving 2022 and it has me thinking. It’s the same thing I wonder about every year at this time. Why don’t we focus on feeling grateful all year long? It’s easy to get caught up in…
As a society, we have a habit of sweeping our symptoms under the rug and ignoring mental health. But, the CDC says that more than 50% of adults in the United States are diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lives. More than 50%. A statistic from the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) claims that 40 million adults a year are struggling with their mental health.
Should you live to build a great resume or a great life? The idea behind this post came from a TED Talk from 2014 by David Brooks. I mean no offense to Mr. Brooks by what I am about to say. The idea is great, but you can skip listening to the talk itself because he gets it all wrong.
If you’re reading this blog post, I’m guessing you want to create a life you don’t want to escape from (or you are one of my friends and family here to support me). Either way, you may relate to this story: