What’s holding you back? My good friend Michael is smart, good-looking, musically talented, and personable.   He transferred to UCLA with me, was my pledge bro in Delta Sigma Pi, and even graduated with the same exact major as me.  Though on paper we may be very similar, there is a HUGE difference in drive, motivation, [...]

Change, the only true constant in our lives they say. When I ponder this question I think back to all the times that I could have changed, should have changed but didn’t change. Upon reflection I realize that the choices I made NOT to change had a direct impact on the results that soon followed. [...]

What makes you think you know what’s best? You see, the thing about change is that it’s way too associated with habits and actions. There are countless blogs and books trying to persuade us to “do” things differently. ‘Start working out, care about the planet, donate money for charity, learn about social media’ -  the [...]

Creatures of Habit We are creatures of habit. We find comfort in regularity. When something out of the ordinary comes along, forces us to dig deep and make a U-Turn instead of keep going straight, it’s jarring. All of a sudden the comfort and familiarity are gone and we’re alone-not quite sure what to do [...]

AUTHOR BIO: Sam is a twenty-something with a passion for writing. She works as a Marketing Assistant for online ad network, CPX Interactive, and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Sam loves meeting new people, so be sure to check out her blog: Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates, and say hello. With all of [...]

When hearing about change, the concept of inertia comes to mind.  Imagine a hockey puck and the level of force it takes to make it move initially. Then imagine the level of force it takes to stop one that’s coming fast. Contrast both of those scenarios to the effort it takes to keep a puck [...]

Matt asked us to write about why change is so inconvenient and why people are resistant to change. To be honest, I don’t know. I have far more questions than answers when it comes to topics such as social change, leadership, and responsibility for our Earth and its people. Although I don’t have definite answers, [...]

You can’t do everything, but you can do a lot Change. What does it mean? Why, as a generation, as a society, as humans – are we so obsessed with the idea of change? And if we’re so obsessed with bringing about change, why are so few of us actually doing anything? Has it lost [...]