How to escape the comparison trap and start defining success on your own terms

They say that comparison is the thief of joy, and I could not agree more. Read on to learn why I firmly believe that the key to fulfillment in your life and career is to stop comparing yourself to others, stop chasing standard metrics of success (and these metrics exist in every career field), and instead find your own definitions of success + fulfillment.

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5 ways I use essential oils to promote physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing

I first began using essential oils a few years ago, when a friend who regularly used them explained the basics to me and gave me some examples of how she used them in her everyday life. I had heard of essential oils and their many benefits but it all seemed overwhelming and confusing, and I had no idea where to start. If you’ve wanted to start using essential oils but are unsure what they are or how to use them, or if you’re just looking for some new uses for them, then read on!

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5 ways to develop a more positive relationship with social media

My relationship with social media, like for many of you I’m sure, is…complicated to say the least. I feel like my opinion of it changes almost daily, sometimes hourly. I hate it, I love it, I want to get off of it completely. It simultaneously inspires me and leaves me drained. It feels completely fake and rehearsed one minute and then it feels vulnerable and authentic the next. Does anyone else feel this way about social media, too?! Social media, like everything, has its wonderful qualities and it has its major flaws. It’s okay for our feelings about it to change – as long as it’s not completely draining us or making us so unhappy that we’re not able to function in “real life”…

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