I was dealing with something that left me seeking answers. My daughter saw that I was having a moment and asked what was wrong. I told her I wasn't sure how to handle a situation and I explained it to her.
The career/job change first begins with desire. What is it that you truly want? How do you want to FEEL day to day? What is THAT job, career, mission, dharma, life purpose you are pursuing? And more importantly, WHY are you pursuing it?
1. Dad, yes, I have hitch-hiked. I also became a pro. "Why take the bus, if I can go there for free" has become my favorite transport quote. Yes, sometimes, I have been afraid. Yes, I'm still alive. Yes, I plan to do it again.
By the time you hit 30, you're expected to know what you're doing with the rest of your life. No finding new passions. No rising to unexpected heights of success. You're an adult. The remaining decades are just about not screwing it up. Right?
Collected here are some of the most useful life pro tips and "hacks" ever scattered throughout Reddit, submitted for your approval and immediate application. Don't thank me; thank the glorious gods of the Internet.
If you've ever tossed and turned from a night under scratchy sheets, you know how important the right material can be. Ultimately, your decision comes down to personal preference, but here's a rundown of some of the more common materials you'll spy while shopping for sheets.
Three years ago, when I was 25 and a newly-enrolled college freshman (yes, you read that right), it was obvious that I was not your typical 18-year-old carrying a sheaf of spiral notebooks and fresh set of pens on her first day of classes. But I don't really have your typical life story either.
That dream really changed the way I think. I no longer obsess over how things are going to work out before I take a step. It may have been my dream, but really we are all in that reality. This life is your stage and whether you like it or not, you are the lead role. You have a choice.
It's 1937 on a hot Sunday afternoon in Hempstead Long Island, the town of my birth -- 45 minutes from New York City. I am 14 years old. My mother and father had gone to see a polo match in Westbury, where all the rich Long Islanders, the Vanderbilt's and the Astor's lived.
Affluenza comes from a culture that defines more as better and most as best. It comes from a culture that views acquiring possessions as a national pastime -- an end to itself. Our closets are packed, are drawers are overflowing, our cabinets filled to capacity.
Landlords and their agents are restricted by civil rights laws from privately discriminating against prospective and current tenants. Yet, what does it mean for a landlord to discriminate? Here are the five ways a landlord can get sued under discrimination laws.
I know there are many mothers out there that can't believe that beautiful little child they birthed 18 years ago has left the nest for their freshman year at college. And took their heart along with their computer, iPhone, and dorm trappings. I was in that club too.
I long for the table of meals gone by where conversations were dense with story and dripping with laughter. We did not waste our precious time together on criticizing the selection, agonizing over the ingredients or lamenting about preparation.