Just know this: living the life you were born to live will sometimes require bending the rules. And other times, it will require having the courage to break them entirely. So be it. While the path ahead may be uncertain, don't let your fear keep you from daring to forge your own path. Ten years from now, you will be so glad you did.
Soul is about human connection. Soul is about deep feeling, about self-knowledge and empathy. As my Songhay friends in West Africa like to say, a soulful quality makes life sweet, which, in turn, sweetens the quality of life in the world. My students remind me that without soul, there is no social contract and no social harmony.
In a recent TD Bank Financial Education survey, we learned that nearly 70 percent of Millennials (ages 18-34) have never received formal financial education. Moreover, 76 percent of Millennials reported that they are seeking financial advice, from basic information about checking and savings accounts to more complicated topics, such as mortgages and starting a small business.