The Secret to Success No One Mentions…

The Secret to Success No One Mentions…

The other day I faced a temptress I couldn’t resist: the clickbaity celebrity listicle.  Headlines include “10 Celebrities Who Let Themselves Go,” “40 Celebrities Who Worked At McDonald’s,” and “5 Celebrities Afraid of the Color Blue.” You know the type. The one...
I Immediately Regretted It

I Immediately Regretted It

While we all know that comparison is the thief of joy, you might be subconsciously encouraging this happiness bandit, and I don’t just mean scrolling the Arch Digest Insta feed.  I’ve found a new means of comparison in my own life, and spoiler alert, it sucks. Like...
Did I Get This Wrong?

Did I Get This Wrong?

Last week I shared decision-making tricks to improve your ability to follow through on what you say you want to do. I’ve used them all myself and know they can be helpful, BUT… I’m rethinking them. It started with the most popular option (and one I’ve used the...
Being Right vs Being Happy

Being Right vs Being Happy

When I say this is the best lesson I’ve learned to improve relationships with everyone from loved ones to strangers, I’m not exaggerating.  It’s one of those simple to understand but difficult to put into practice things. (I’ve been thinking a lot about ideas like...
Why “Let It Go” Is Incomplete Advice

Why “Let It Go” Is Incomplete Advice

Yesterday, I shared how my boyfriend’s dad uses an effective strategy to reduce the stress of minor annoyances, like the morning bowl of Frosted Mini-Wheats that never quite makes it to the sink.   His strategy is as simple (and complex) as this: Let it go. A...