Month: March 2016

Am I taking a big risk here?

Sometimes we get a crazy idea in our head that just won’t let us go. On one hand, we feel tempted to just say “YOLO” and go for it. But on the other hand, it just seems too risky… The problem with YOLO isn’t that it’s bad advice, but that it isn’t actually advice at all: it’s a... read more

How do I ask for help?

Somewhere along the way, as we experiment with who we are and what we can do, we’re bound to face “new” or unknown circumstances, question some of our decisions, or make mistakes and find ourselves in a tight spot. Should we ask for help, or try to handle these situations ourselves? Most of... read more

I’m trying to find myself, but I don’t know where to look…

How do you define yourself? When someone asks you about yourself, what do you say? Many of us my feel comfortable with our answers, but for others of us, describing our identity is not so straightforward. This is particularly true in times of transition, when the roles we are used to... read more

How do I seek good advice?

There’s no shortage of opinions out there. Just ask the Internet: throw any question into Google, and you’re likely to find dozens of contradicting answers. When everyone has opinions about your life, whose voice should you listen to? First and foremost, limit the number of people who are... read more

I’m happy where I am—why should I leave my comfort zone?

Comfort zones are wonderful places to be. When we’re in them, the world is a warm and familiar place. We feel confident, because we aren’t at risk of being thrown off guard, of making a serious mistake, or of being embarrassed. For many of us, comfort zones are places of rejuvenation. Why would... read more