TRIGGER HAPPY

Trigger warning.  Trigger sensitivity.  Trigger disclaimer.  Caution: May ignite triggers.  More and more I see one of these phrases as a buffer ahead of  some deeply detailed or potentially controversial discussion.  It has become sort of the ‘viewer’s discretion advised’ of words and thoughts.   Recently I overheard a man and woman having an intense argument.  The man blurted out at the…

THRESHOLD

In modern architecture, the Cambridge dictionary defines the word threshold as, “the floor of an entrance to a building or a room”.  Later on, the Longman dictionary defined it as, “the level at which something starts to happen, or have an effect”.   These are physical definitions of threshold, however it can take on a meaning…

DATE NIGHT IDEAS

If you and bae are two busy people, chances are, you both look forward to the weekend to relax and have a nice date or two.  Over time, things can get a bit monotonous so let me give you some fresh ideas! Friday Breakfast Date We all know about the typical dinner date, but why…

STAYING IN THE KNOW

Never be afraid to celebrate yourself! There are a lot of somewhat passionately aggressive messages out there that hit you with the charge to “remember who you are”, sometimes even in more explicit language.  We get it.  We understand that point.  But unfortunately, a lot of these messages do not dig into the how. The…

GRIP

Whatever you are currently holding on to in life…grip tighter! A very simple personal mantra that I found myself practicing is just one word: grip.  In my hectic, multi-tasking world, I’m often doing many things, carrying many things or juggling many things…simultaneously.   If I don’t have a good enough grip, something’s going to slip away….

PRACTICAL WAYS TO DECOMPRESS

…Stress triggers an inflammatory effect in our bodies. We may not “feel” like we are stressed, however inside, our body mechanisms are going haywire! Regardless of your day-to-day lifestyle, whether you are knee-deep in corporate America, or whether you are an entrepreneur living out your dream career…there comes a time when you just need to…