Mindfulness, Mindset

Tuning into our emotions to connect with ourselves

Hi there!   I’m not sure about you, but I have a tendency to overthink things. I recently finished up the book Turtles all the way Down by John Green, and the main character, Aza, experienced thought spirals, a tornado narrowing in on itself indefinitely. While what I experience is not so dramatic, I easily related to that description. Sometimes,…

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Guest Post/Interviews

Transforming a hobby into a business with dungeon master & podcaster, James Loftis

James Loftis, full-time college student and dungeon master of the podcast Arcane Etc., found his love for the role-playing game, Dungeons and Dragons (D&D), his junior year of high school. Ever since he tried it out with a group of theatre friends, he’s been hooked. “I love how the game guides storytelling and teaches you about narrative, tension, and character,”…

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Mindset

15 ways to be a happier human

Hi there! The other day, someone asked me, “How do you stay so positive and happy?”   With this question in mind, I spent the next two weeks trying to answer it. How was I so positive and happy? Or, how did I come across as so? Over the years, I’ve come to understand that happiness, like everything else, is…

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Personal Growth

5 ways to stop spreading yourself thin

Hi there!   I like to look at creativity and passion as a deep, vast ocean beneath the surface of each and every one of us. At the top of this ocean sits a thin layer of ice, evenly spread, and easily breakable, and this is our outward image that others see. With stress, excessive activities and responsibilities, and lack…

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Mindset

A simple way to stop overthinking and accept what is

Hi there!   Over the past few days, there have been a few instances where I’ve fallen into my mind’s favorite past-time hobby: overthinking. When faced with an issue, I have always had a tendency of letting the thoughts and feelings circle my mind, and eventually, if I’m not careful, build up into something bigger than the actual issue.  …

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