The Guilt Spiral: Dealing With the “Should” Mindset

It’s been two months since I graduated university. I’ve travelled to San Francisco, planned two more trips for July and September (more on that later), sipped lattes in coffee shops with friends, floated on a lake on more than one occasion. I’ve thrown several pizza and game nights, gone on hikes, taken winding drives through …

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The Art of Stopping Time: Finding Balance Through Mindfulness

The Art of Stopping Time I recently spent an hour at a local bookstore, thumbing through tattered copies of Atwood and Tolstoy, books about art and mystery and magic. Making the rounds, I ended up in the self-help section. A book had been dislodged from the tightly packed spines, and I picked it up: The …

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Bad Phone Habits: Constant Checking and Mindless Scrolling

Bad Phone Habits: Constant Checking and Mindless Scrolling It seems to me that cell phones have become the ultimate accessory; everyone has one, and it's almost always glued to their hands. Sure, there are upsides (instant internet access wherever you are), but we spend so much time on our phones when we really don't need …

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