Why Being Offended is F*cking with your happiness

Last week I watched an email argument unfold. Ever have one of those? It’s funny how even the most unassertive individuals become badasses behind the keyboard. It’s easy to misinterpret messages we receive by email or text because we’re missing crucial nonverbal components (body language and tone of voice). Sensible people know this, yet they ...

Pause and Find a Happy Place Today

I’ve always loved poetry– the dance of syllables on my tongue and the way the words play like happy squirrels around a tree. I was the rebel child who scribbled through her schoolwork so I could rush ahead to the school library — my sanctuary, the Taj Mahal within my otherwise bleak, cement-walled elementary school. In ...