Maybe You Don’t Need A Reinvention, Maybe You Just Need To Be A Little...

Maybe you don’t need a reinvention. Maybe you don’t need to change your life. Maybe you are not seven steps, a move, a job, a goal, a relationship...

10 Things You Will Start To Feel When A Big Life Change Is Around...

By Brianna Wiest Updated August 21, 2020 Photo by Jamie Fenn on Unsplash By Brianna Wiest Updated August 21, 2020 Photo by Jamie Fenn on Unsplash Sometimes when our lives are about...

7 Signs You’re Growing As A Person, Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like You...

Sometimes, growth is subtle. Often, we only see it clearly in retrospect. Though we often assume that our growth will be completely evident to us, it’s...

Have My Best Years Escaped Me?

I fear my best years may have escaped me. It’s hardly the time to be having a quarter-life crisis. Well, actually it is exactly the time at...

This Is Why It’s So Dangerous To Confuse Maladaptive Behavior With Your Actual Personality

You are not what you had to do in order to survive. You are not what you had to become in order to handle the unfair circumstances...

The Honest Truth About Following Your Dreams That Almost Nobody Is Willing To Swallow

If you are someone who is intent on following your dreams in life, there are a few things you will need to know. First of all, you...

8 False Beliefs You Need To Eradicate If You Want To Become Your Mentally...

Life doesn’t get easier, we get stronger. We get stronger not because we necessarily become tougher, but because we learn. We learn how to think, what to do,...

Not Everybody Is Going To Grow—It’s Not Your Job To Force Them

When you’re young, your path in life is set. You are not that much different than most people you know. You attend the same schools, you move from...

4 Signs You Maybe Need To Reevaluate And Start All Over Again

No one wants to give up on something that they have been pursuing for years. No one wants to leave the person they have always envisioned...

Deep Rest Is Also A Form Of Productivity, And Maybe That’s What You Need...

Maybe the most productive thing you can do right now is grant yourself a period of deep rest. Maybe the most productive thing you can do right...

25 Pithy Yet Powerful Life Lessons

Joy and confidence and peace are fleeting, and — candidly — pretty new for me. I would argue I didn’t really consistently hit high marks in...

This Is The Year You Let Go Of Everything You Can’t Imagine Having In...

This is the year that you clear your path so that you can finally see the light on the horizon. This is the year that you stop...

The Honest Truth About The People Who Drive You Completely Insane

In life, we come across many people who embody everything we do not want to be. Given that most people are generally predisposed to be kind and...

Read This If You Feel Like You’re Always Uprooting Your Life And Starting Over

It takes courage to wipe the slate clean. In many cases, people struggle more with not being able to change than they do changing too often. However, uprooting...

This Year, Learn To Stop Taking Everything So Personally

There’s an old saying that when it rains, a certain type of person will believe it’s because the sky is intentionally trying to get them wet...

Keeping Plants — And Love — Alive

Everything I’m about to tell you about plants is likely wildly inaccurate. I’m not a botanist. I’m not even a great gardener. I’m a mediocre keeper...

Your Authentic Self Has No Competition, It’s Only A Struggle When You’re Trying To...

I know it’s easy to feel like it’s you against the world. I know it’s almost instinctive to think that the competition is outside of you, that...

Remember That Everything Will Feel Impossible Right Before A Huge Shift Takes Place

When we hit our breaking point and assume we are more lost than ever before, it’s not because everything has spontaneously gone wrong. The breakdown is not...

Your Life Becomes The Sum Of What You Tolerate

In an ideal world, life would amount to the sum of our intentions. Good things would happen to good people; we’d be measured by our heart and...

Being Successful Requires You To Be Okay With Discomfort, Self-Mastery Requires You To Fall...

The journey to bliss often begins in the last place you’d expect: discomfort. The truth is that to really heal, to really ascend, to really deeply and...

10 Things To Remember During The Last 4 Months Of 2019

Summer holds a certain kind of possibility in it. A bit of a haze that hangs above us, like something good might happen at any moment....

Read This If You Feel Like Nothing You Have Or Do Ever Feels Quite...

If you feel as though nothing you have or do is ever quite enough, it’s not because everyone is superseding you in life. It’s not because you...

You Are Not Here To Be Perfect, But You Are Here To Be Better...

You are not here to be perfect. In fact, the universe does not allow perfection. Without breaks and gaps, there would be no growth. Nature depends on...

Nobody Is Forcing You To Hold Onto Your Baggage But You

Did you know that if baby elephants are chained to a tree when they are young, they will remain by the tree when they are full...

Why Some People Never Outgrow Their Childish Behaviors And End Up Completely Unhappy In...

Something that you don’t learn about life until it’s often too late is that growth is not inevitable, it’s optional. We often grow up assuming that one...

Don’t Let The Fear Of Failure Stop You From Trying

Society puts so much emphasis on success that it prevents many of us from going after our dreams – from going after what makes us happy,...

2019 Is The Year Of Shedding, 2020 Is The Year Of Becoming

This is the year that you let go. Of the old clothes, the debts, the weight, the half-assed relationships, the opinions of people who aren’t an active...

This Is You At Your Best Vs. You At Your Worst Based On Your...

Aries Best: You’re ready to take on the world around you with confidence and enthusiasm. You’re a compassionate leader who doesn’t hesitate to take the lead but...

You Cannot Save Everyone, Nor Are You Meant To

The truth about wounded healers is that the person they most want to save is really just themselves. The truth about every healer is that they were,...

If You Aren’t Having Fun In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Very, Very Right

As you’re growing up, you imagine your 20s as this mystical time of life, the “best years,” you’re told by those who have already passed through...

A Short List Of Things I Lost When I Wasn’t Paying Attention

Any number of circumstances can make us lose sight of things which are important, or lose parts of ourselves without even realizing, not until it’s too...

This Is What It Means To Glow Up, Because It’s Not About Proving The...

Your glow up might not be something others can see. It might not come across as a shift on the surface. In a world of revenge bodies...

You Can Fight With Everything You Have, But What Isn’t Right For You Will...

There is nothing that you can do to win someone, or something, that is not meant to be yours. You can fight with everything you have. You...

Prove To The Universe That You’re Ready To Go All In, And See How...

It is not enough just to ask. It is not enough just to visualize the outcome, to imagine your next level life, to know with complete clarity...

Read This When You Can’t Decide Between What Your Heart Wants And What Your...

From the time you’re little, everyone offers you advice on how to navigate your mind and heart. They’ll tell you to follow your gut, trust your...

Healing Yourself Is The Most Uncomfortable, Disruptive, Important Thing You Will Ever Do

Healing your mind is not the same thing as healing your body. When you’re wounded, you often go through a progressive,  linear repair. You get better,...

Another Person Is Not A Salve To Your Wounds, So Stop Relying On Others...

You probably already know that another person can complete you. There is nobody that can fit into the god and self and love-sized gaps within you....

7 Years: An Essay In The Fifth Person

A writing prompt was shared with me recently that every seven years all of the cells in our bodies shed and replace themselves, meaning that every...

This Is For Every Woman Who Has Ever Doubted That She’s Able To Change...

I know that the reason why you feel stuck is because every time you try to step forward, something pushes you back. Every time you make...

You’re Not Going To Realize You’re Blossoming, But It’s Going To Happen Anyway

The truth is that you probably won’t recognize the moment you start to change yourself. You probably won’t know the day you meet someone who alters...

When You Are Being Your True Self Your Tribe, Your Money, And Your Love...

I know that you want to believe if you play the game right — if you make yourself more beautiful, if you exhaust every ounce of...

I Don’t Have My Shit Together And I Hope I Never Will

We’re persuaded today that there are the three critical indigents to a destination of accomplishment, achievement, and fulfillment. They are, go to college, get a job,...

There’s One Key Difference Between Relationships That Last And Ones That Don’t

In your lifetime, you’re going to be in many different relationships. There will be more than one occasion in which you think you’ve met your soulmate. They’ll...

This Is What It Means To Heal Completely, Because It’s Not About Going Back...

When something scares us but we never get over that fear, we become traumatized. When we’re traumatized, our lives start reflecting that. We begin restricting and isolating....

How You Act In The Face Of What You Can’t Control Determines Whether You’re...

The world wants you to think that there’s very little you can control. There’s a dark part of your psyche that is dependent on believing this,...

This Is The Year You Start Feeling Again, However Slowly It Happens

When something in your life hurts you, when you get your hopes dashed and dreams broken and plans don’t unfold the way you imagined, you don’t...

7 Things to Remember When It Seems Like Everyone Around You Is Settling

It’s okay to stay single. It’s okay to respect yourself enough not to fall into a relationship. And it’s perfectly normal to feel left out when...

If You Want To Change Your Reality, You’re Going To Need To Be Unrealistic

If you really want to have a different life, you are going to have to be able to see beyond your life. Before you can change your...

If You Aren’t Willing To Start Today, You Aren’t Ready To Change Your Life

Have you ever met someone who wanted to change their eating habits, but before doing so committed to having one day or weekend in which they...

How To Listen To Your Gut Without Getting Scared Of The Future

One of the most essential tenets of modern wisdom is the idea that, deep down, you know the truth about everything in your life and, by...

12 Ways To Be Good To Yourself This Year And Every Year After

1. Be mindful of what you think, feel, and want. It’s important to recognize that we all hold selfish needs and desires inside, but it’s critical...

16 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because You Haven’t Mastered Loving Yourself Quite...

1. Loving yourself based on a set of conditions you have to meet You set conditional requirements for yourself and only feel like you love yourself when...