Be Happy With You

For several years now, Dove has created ad campaigns around testing how happy women are with themselves. In the latest commercial, a forensics artist draws pictures of women based solely on self descriptions. He then draws another picture of them based solely on someone else’s description. He puts the pictures side-by-side so each woman can … Continue reading Be Happy With You

Be Smarter than your Smartphone

Okay, let’s date ourselves. If you can remember stopping on a street corner, at a gas station, or in the grocery store lobby to use a pay phone to call your mom or dad, or a secret friend, then we grew up in the same era. With the drop of a dime, the pay phone … Continue reading Be Smarter than your Smartphone

All or Nothing = Imbalance

A friend of mine quit her stable, salaried job to pursue her dream of being a freelance writer. When friends and former colleagues see her they remark on how much younger she looks. “What are you doing?” they ask. “I left the stress and I’m taking care of myself,” she responds. Since leaving her job, … Continue reading All or Nothing = Imbalance

Your Body Speaks Louder Than Words

A week ago, you were given an assignment to do a presentation on how frogs benefit the ecosystem. The thought of frogs grossed you out and you’d rather watch paint dry than present on such a ridiculous topic. Quickly yet halfheartedly, you pulled something together on the morning of the presentation hoping no one realized … Continue reading Your Body Speaks Louder Than Words