Category: Journal

The Power of Breath

Breathing is obviously important for keeping us alive. We need to breathe to take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. If we don’t, we suffocate and die. Thankfully, this crucial bodily function is set to automatic so we don’t have to consciously think about…

Newsworthy – Aug 16th, 2019

July was the hottest month ever on record, playing football affects players brains, hydrogen powered planes may reduce emissions, molestation victims in New York have one year to file lawsuits that had previously been barred by the statute of limitations. These, and more, are…

Newsworthy – Aug 9th, 2019

Climate change is putting pressure on food and water supplies worldwide, graduates aren’t seeing returns on their education investments, large parts of the country are still without access to reliable broadband services, and more. These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Create a Morning Routine

We have all heard about the importance of starting each morning in a way that leaves you feeling awake, motivated, and inspired to take on the day. Some people do this by waking up at 4am to get an early workout in. Others, who…

Book of the Month – August 2019

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of sharing thoughtful stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

The “Mindful Eating” Diet

A major pillar of wellness is the health of our body. Besides rest and exercise, eating is a major factor of physical wellbeing. Eating well helps us sleep, think, and act better on a daily basis. Our diets, therefore, ultimately impact our emotional, mental,…

Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019

Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours, Capital One’s hack affected more than 106 million people, and wages in the U.S. have stalled over the last three decades while costs have continued to grow. These are the newsworthy stories from this…

Newsworthy – Jul 26th, 2019

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to focus more on climate change, the Trump administration will tighten food stamp eligibility, Guatemala has become the largest source of illegal immigration into the U.S., and record high temperatures in Europe have exacerbated a drought. These…

You Are Enough

You are enough, plain and simple. You will go through times where this feels like a lie, where it feels like you are lacking in certain areas of your life. You might feel like you aren’t worthy or deserving enough for that house or…

Get Back to Joy

As children, we have no issue getting ourselves involved into activities for the sheer joy of doing them. Whether it is playing in the mud, tag with friends or family, drawing, putting on plays for parents, play is an essential part of our childhood.