In our twenties and thirties, we discover those figures we idolize and want to emulate. And like the young boy who pretends to shave next to his dad or the little girl who wants to start using her mom’s makeup, we do our best to be like our heroes....
In the last week, over 40 million people have watched Alexis Bloomer's Facebook rant. Alexis, a journalist, turned on her selfie camera after "seeing a young man step in front of a limping elderly man and fail to hold the door open for him."
My Facebook feed has been littered...
Are you a resolution-maker or a resolution-hater?
The University of Scranton recently released some fascinating data about our relationships to New Year's Resolutions. They discovered that 55% of us no longer make resolutions. 45% of us still make them but over half of resolution-makers give up by the end of...
When my wife and I got married, we were over $200,000 in debt…without a mortgage.
It had been a challenging couple years before our wedding day. I had been working a part-time job while in grad school, making my life work with credit card spending each month. She had lost...
“It’s one of my theories that when people give you advice, they’re really just talking to themselves in the past.” -Steve Garguilo
It begins in high school. We start getting advice from all directions about preparing for college applications. As we graduate, we are gifted cliche-ridden books which fail to...
There's a secret no one tells you when you first start doing something.
But before I let you in on it, I've got a question for you.
Do you remember the first time you did something you're really good at now?
If you're a teacher, think about the first time you student-taught.