Are you in the 32% or 68%?

According to 2015 data from Gallup, only 32 percent of employees in the U.S. are engaged. That means that 68% of Americans are actively disengaged or not engaged in their work. That stat makes me want to cry! Are you one of those people? Or maybe you zone in and out...

The Dark Side of Resilience

I have always been open with my struggles, with what I find hard. Partly because talking through or writing about my feelings and experiences helps me process them and partly because I want to help others by sharing my story vulnerably so they can feel safe with me...

Hierarchy of Needs

Maslow’s theory is a developmental model of needs and its original form consists of a pyramid with five layers: Physiological, Safety, Love/Belonging, Esteem, and Self-actualization (to Self-Transcendence), from bottom to top. This theory has been argued about and...

Why Do you Act?

Are you doing it for others? This is a notion inherent to certain faiths or practices. When you take refuge as a Buddhist, you commit to saying the Bodhisattva vow, which basically states that you wish to continue being reborn until everyone is enlightened....