Why Being Alone is the Most Important Thing I Learned in College

Republished from 4/1/15 If you're one of those people that hates ordering in restaurants, calling people on the phone, or going anywhere new by yourself - then you and I have a lot in common. Actually, you and I have a lot in common with most people in our generation. I used to think of…

Why It’s Hard To Recognize Unhappiness

You'd think recognizing your own emotions would be easy, but it's not for many reasons. We often put other people's emotions before our own, we get blinded by more dominant emotions, or we've just learned to ignore them. It's hard to recognize unhappiness because we're trying so hard to be happy. To admit unhappiness is…

You’re The Only One Who Can Make You Happy

At one point in our lives, we all experience sadness. Sometimes we know why, the reason is obvious. Someone died, we lost our jobs, everything is going to hell piece by piece. Sometimes we don't know why, we're just sad. When we do know and when we don't, it's hard to get out of that…