emotional

How much energy do you expend each day on emotional matters? Are you exhausted from excessive worry? Do you ever question yourself? Do you get anxious? Are you drained from the incessant bickering with someone who...

Not too long ago, Mazda changed their tag line to “Driving Matters,” and in a rare case of a brand living up to its promotional message, I think Mazda have truly delivered on their...
polar plunge

The Special Olympics is a global movement of people who want to improve the lives of those with intellectual disabilities. Chicago's Soldier Field was the site of the very first International Special Olympics Summer...
Lisa Bien

The road to recovery can be a lonely journey down a long, winding path. Many of us have been there. Some of us learn life's lessons while many of us go around the same mountain...

The last place where you expect a life lesson to emerge is at a fast food drive-thru. It is a quick stop during your day when you grab a coffee or something to eat and go...
routine

Imagine a typical morning routine: Wake up, brush teeth, head to the gym, shower, eat breakfast, go to work. On the surface, this does not seem dangerous. In fact, this routine encourages physical activity and...

Life is very similar to a roller coaster, plenty of up and downs. The ascend always feels good, but when things take a turn and plummet fast, things can get pretty rough. What do you...
4k

Technology is changing so fast that it can be hard to keep up with all the newest developments. The development of entertainment technology has been quite interesting, to say the least. At this year's top...

I have been to many funerals. One thing I see a lot is people waiting for the deceased to provide them with an apology for the words that they said or didn’t say that left...

At the age of 42, I was married and divorced. Twice. After my second divorce, I decided it was time to take a hiatus from relationships because clearly, something was not working for me.  So...