Throughout our lives, we develop a lens through which we view the world. A lens is not good or bad, it’s just a way in which we view the world. Our lenses change over time as we grow, learn, and experience new things.
I have often heard the joke, "The only two things you don't talk about in marriage are sex and money." I have giggled alongside the jokester, but until now never given it much thought. Why don't we talk about these things?
In a world where it is easy to put our best feet forward online, it makes me wonder how many of us are using the online world to avoid close relationships. We have ways to access more people than ever, but what kind of con
We live in a culture that tells us we can have whatever we desire. Children are raised from a young age being told they can be whoever they want to be, work whatever job or profession they desire. The American dream embodi
Anyone who's walked through life has experienced the feeling of isolation, that place of being alone, separated from others. Isolation can stem from the rejection of others or physically not having anyone around. More ofte
Do you remember the original Peter Pan movie? Picture it with me for a moment. Peter Pan enters into the movie chasing his unruly shadow that somehow separated itself from him. The shadow bounces around the room of our her
When I was in elementary school, I loved taking home permission slips to my parents for field trips. It was the highlight of my week to bring home that little piece of paper that would give me freedom from sitting in borin
When someone says the word “grief” I suspect most of us think of a time when we have lost someone. Our minds automatically assume that grieving involves the death of a loved one. But in reality, grieving is much mor
Dreaming of marriage as a young girl, I didn't had the faintest idea of what marriage would truly look like. When you fantasize about your future partner, you tend to only dream about the good aspects, not the flaws and st
What truly makes life good? I think it’s safe to assume that we all have differing opinions on this topic. When polling Millennials on this question, the vast majority said their life goals leading to happiness would be