Favorite reads from Jan-Feb 2015

I've been pretty quiet on the blog this year! It's because I've been busy reading :) This year, I set my reading goal ambitiously high at 100 books— or about 8 books per month. While it seems crazy, it's only about 55 pages per night. So far, I've ... (Read More)

How to become your own Messiah in 2015 (and why I HATE Resolutions)

It was the end of 2006 and my life was a disaster. I was sleeping on the floor, curled up in the corner of my rented bedroom. I couldn’t afford a bed. I made $15,392.19 in 2006. I had over $10,000 in credit card debt. (Read More)

How to finally start meditating (like a pro)

I’ve failed at a daily meditation habit more times than I can count. I used to think it was ridiculous, a waste of time, new-agey eastern-philosophy pseudoscience. I was so damn wrong. It was like I didn’t get it— I’d close my eyes and sit on the f... (Read More)

You have a .15% chance of dying in 2015

Here's the cold, hard truth— you're quickly running out of time. Between 25-35 years old? You have about a .15% chance of dying in 2015. That's a 1 in 750 chance. Decent odds, but there's an inherent reality to face: There's a non-zero chance t... (Read More)

6 lessons I learned sleeping on the floor for a year

I got kicked out of college when I was 19. My GPA was 0.33. I was broke and too ashamed to ask for help. It was the end of the year and everyone was packing up for the summer. I was packing up forever. I gave away most of my stuff. I was too lazy to... (Read More)