In 2012 I was lifting weights at the gym when I felt my spine pop like a helium balloon. Although it was extremely painful and scary, I had no idea at the time how drastically that moment would change my life forever.
Back then, I was a 26 year old go-getter whose whole existence was truly to “live life to the fullest.” I had a job I loved and was passionate about, worked out almost every day of the week, and frequently traveled the world for both work and pleasure. The world was my oyster, and it felt like there was nothing I couldn’t achieve.
The impending Valentine’s Day can usher in a wealth of emotions: longing, excitement, hurt, confusion, sorrow, hope — or some combination of all of these. For some of us, the holiday offers new opportunities to showcase affection toward our significant other; for others, it is
Think of one person who’s made a positive difference in your life. Perhaps it’s a motivating sports coach, an encouraging college professor, an inspiring boss or a dependable friend who comes to mind. Or, perhaps several names come to mind.
We all have people in our
So many people wait. They look over the distant horizon hoping things will be better when. When they get the new job. When they lose a few pounds. When they can finally take a vacation. When they move out on their own. Rather than waiting for
The taste of city living is sweet — the presence of inspired individuals from every walk of life, the palpitations of an undeniable collective energy, the prospect of adventure looming in nearly every corner — the list goes on.
But along with city living comes noise.
What do you think about as you fall asleep?
For most of us, the thoughts galloping across our mental landscape are nothing remarkable. We plan tomorrow’s schedule, rehash what didn’t get done today, or dream up weekend activities. What we don’t do is dwell on the