Advice for Millennials on Making New Year Resolutions

Want more? Be prepared to expect more from yourself first. I found it a bit ironic that the top organic search result on “new years resolution statistics” shows we’re just as apprehensive about making them as we are about not making them. The data surveyed roughly 1,200 respondents (#grainofsalt) showed there are just as many… Read More

How To Do Your Year-End Reflecting in Rapid Fire!

I love Christmas time but not for the reasons you might expect. To me, this time of year is a reflection point. In particular, it’s a day where we collectively consider what’s really important in life and make an effort to be surrounded by people who contribute to it most. I think we should have… Read More

Life Advice for Millennials: Stand Up For Yourself But Take The Emotion Out Of It

I haven’t posted anything in the last week. But that’s because I had switched gears and was writing for a different outlet. Well, after working very hard to submit a finalized version for said outlet, it happened that my work was not published in its entirety. Normally, I’m open to edits because I like making… Read More

A Metaphor for Millennials On Flying Blind Through Life in General

Conditions change every day. The stock market goes up and down; the weather shines and storms. What matters is what we do when that storm comes. Challenge yourself  to re-frame your thinking about the “storms” in your life. Challenge yourself to think differently. Here are two quotes I really like around this concept: “Listen, there’s… Read More

Life Advice: There’s Always A Price, Dearie.

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive. Now, some things we cannot change, but we can make the best use of what is in our immediate influence, and take the rest as it happens. The choice… Read More

Inspirational Quotes for the Modern Millennial

People who are successful use failure as a way to learn quickly and adapt. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something… Read More

Advice for the Modern Millennial: Protect Your Own Well

Today, looking through Feedly, my eyes flashed across these words from Seth Godin’s blog: “The single most important part of any project is the battery, the source of energy, the optimism and effort that turns the long shot into the sure thing, one day at a time.” And, especially if you’re that battery, taking this… Read More

It’s going to be OK. But first, you have to Spartan up!

If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it. – Erada Nothing but 8.5 miles of incredibly uneven terrain, hills that silently wear away your calve muscles, and pools of shockingly cold mud and your own faith in your abilities. The Spartan Sacramento Super this weekend tested everyone’s endurance. I ended up… Read More

The Modern Millennial Perspective on the 2016 Election Results

“The remedy of all blunders, the cure of blindness, the cure of crime, is love…” Ralph Waldo Emmerson A Black Swan Event It’s the day after Election Day. I couldn’t not post today with the unexpected turn of events; Donald Trump is elected the 45th President of the United States of America. This is quite… Read More

The General Election – How the Modern Millennial Can Stay Informed

Everyone is busy these days. But that shouldn’t be an excuse to not at least be informed of the important issues, policies and candidates involved with shaping our nation. I vote by mail and I usually keep an ear to the ground on several different news and radio stations. Admittedly, it has become increasingly difficult… Read More