There is Magical Potential in Saying YES to Something Kooky

Why You Should Say YES to Something Kooky

This time last year, Ryan’s sister Renee (shoutout to a badass lady!) invited me to join her in a new dance krewe that was just getting started. Now, Renee is an extremely talented, professional, dancer, so I was both flattered and slightly concerned that she was extending the invitation to me. I go the occasional […]

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So, we’re planning a wedding…

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Getting married nowadays is a funny thing, isn’t it? Most of us live with our partners long before we get married, both have careers of our own, and aren’t getting married for any kind of religious or moral imperative. Aside from the paltry tax advantages, and the perceived simplicity of raising kids as a legal unit, there aren’t a lot of tangible reasons to get married in 2018. And yet. More than 75% of Americans get married at some point in their lives. I won’t dig into the sociology and psychology around it (at least today), but in spite of it’s being logically unnecessary, marriage is still important to many of us.

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Scroll Happy: How to Avoid the Comparison Trap on Social Media

Scroll Happy: How to Avoid the Comparison Trap on Social Media

We’ve all been there. You’re scrolling through Instagram or Facebook, enjoying pictures of cute pets, friends, family, and beautifully plated meals, when it strikes. You catch a glimpse of someone’s epic globetrotting lifestyle, the obnoxiously happy couple, the parent with flawless style, the boss babe living her professional dreams, and fall deep into the comparison trap. You’ve been paid a visit by everybody’s least favorite green monster, and it feels lousy.

Jealousy is a part of life and social media can be its best conduit, but that doesn’t mean that you have to fall prey to it.

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