25 Ways to Avoid Living Your Life on Someone Else’s Terms.

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Source:https://theascent.pub/ By: Anthony Moore Photo: wee lee on Unsplash “An individual is free only to the extent of his own self-mastery. Those who will not govern themselves are condemned to find masters to govern over them.” -Steven Pressfield 1. Don’t Watch Commercials Commercials offer you virtually 0% value. They are psychologically designed to capture your attention and […]

Stop worrying what people think.

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Source:https://blog.usejournal.com/ By:Sophie Yang Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash Does this sound familiar? You’re talking to someone, and something in their tone sounds off; uninterested, tired — bored, even. Even after you stop talking to them and get on with your day, all you can think is: Did I do something? Are they mad at me? Or am I just a super boring […]

Everything Will Be Okay.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Kris Gage It’s all going to work out fine in the end. For years, “everything will be okay” was one of my favorite phrases. I still like it, but after an improv instructor pointed out that it’s the sort of thing people say when they have nothing else to say, I kind of agreed and […]

When You Realize You’re Not Trying Hard Enough

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https://medium.com/ Jonathan Greene Photo by Sam Solomon on Unsplash Actually, You’re Not Trying At All I don’t really want to date right now. But as each day passes I become less and less resistant to the possibility. However, in order to be open to it, I really have to put forth a modicum of effort. Because right now, I’m […]

The #1 Way To Make Your Relationship Work.

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Source:https://blog.onlywomen.com/ By: Kris Gage photo cred It’s not about asking — nor giving — more. If you ask people what the most important thing is in a relationship, you’ll get a myriad of answers… trust. communication. respect. etc. But all of the answers really tie back to one singular factor. And it’s: Develop our own emotional maturity. And taking […]

This is What Happens When You Arrive in Dubai.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Nick Maccarone Photo by Ryan Miglinczy on Unsplash “The Phoenix must burn to emerge.” — Janet Fitch “You staying or going?” you ask. “One day layover,” he says. “Me too,” you tell him. These are the first words you utter to the man you’ve been sitting beside for the last twelve hours. You get to talking and discover he’s […]