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March 30, 2016

On June 1st, 1997, Mary Schmich, a writer for the Chicago Tribune, penned an article entitled Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young.

She opened by explaining that most adults want to try their hand at writing a commencement speech and goes on to say, “I...

March 27, 2016

Happy Easter Sunday everyone!

In case you missed it, The Smile Project is reinstating #ServiceSunday in a big way. Each week I have been picking organizations or individuals who are making a difference in the world and telling you why you should care about them.

Last wee...

March 26, 2016

March 26 2016

Day 1600:

Happiness is.. seeing the same things in a new way every day. It's hard, sometimes, to come up with a different thing that makes me happy every day.

Today, I went for a run for the first time in a while. See after I fell down the stairs a few weeks...

March 23, 2016

On the morning of March 22, 2015, I woke up quietly. I silenced the blaring alarm and snuggled further into my blankets. It was a peaceful kind of quiet on March 22 that I’m hard pressed to find in New York City. I began my morning routine: rifling through emails, read...

March 20, 2016

Happy Sunday everyone!

In case you missed it, I had an exciting announcement a month ago. The Smile Project is reinstating #ServiceSunday in a big way. Each week I have been picking organizations or individuals who are making a difference in the world and telling you wh...

March 16, 2016

A List of Unrelated Embarrassing Confessions:

I eat too many Twix bars. No seriously, you should see my trash can. I bought a bag after Valentine’s Day—“fun-sized” because I thought it would be a nice little treat for when I wanted something sweet every now and then. I...

March 13, 2016

Happy Sunday everyone!

In case you missed it, I had an exciting announcement a few weeks ago. The Smile Project will be reinstating #ServiceSunday in a big way. Each week I am picking an organization or an individual who is making a difference in the world and telling y...

March 9, 2016

Step 1: Realize that your day isn’t dependent on what time you wake up, how much you accomplish, or what the weather forecast says.

Step 2: Running down the street at 9.30 at night with your best friend to get Greek food before the restaurant closes is a good way to end...

March 6, 2016

Happy Sunday everyone!

In case you missed it, I had an exciting announcement a couple weeks ago. The Smile Project is reinstating #ServiceSunday in a big way. Each week I am picking an organization or an individual who is making a difference in the world and telling you...

March 2, 2016

This blog post has been weighing on me all day. I had no idea what I wanted to talk about and the clock just kept ticking. Finally, it dawned on me that I have notes and notebooks and pages of one liners and text that are supposed to inspire musings on days where I fee...

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