Category: On My Mind

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On My Mind

Why Buying Flowers For Yourself Makes You Happy

Whether it’s buying flowers for yourself, looking at flowers, picking, giving, or receiving flowers, there is just something about flowers that always brings me so much joy. Which makes me wonder… why? Why are we, as human beings, so drawn to flowers? What is the psychology of flowers? For me, there

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For New Yorkers

How To Gain The Mental Health Benefits Of Reading Books

If you’re someone who enjoys reading, but just can’t get yourself to read these days, this post is going to help you fall in love with reading again. And also gain the many mental health benefits of reading. I too, have always loved reading books. But there is no doubt

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On My Mind

“Never Have I Ever” Is Therapy For Your Teenage Self

Is it just me, or is Never Have I Ever one of the most relatable, therapeutic, and unexpectedly profound sitcoms you’ve ever seen? I really wish shows like this were on TV when I was a teen. Even now, as a 30-something-year-old, it’s still managing to nourish that inner-adolescent that

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On My Mind

Why Creating Moments of Joy Is Better Than Being Happy

For many of us, being happy is the goal, right? But what does “being happy?” really mean? And is it realistic to think that you can “be happy” all the time? The answer is… unlikely. Humans just aren’t made that way. However, what you can do almost all the time,

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On My Mind

When People Write Love Letters to Trees

This article was posted in The Atlantic back in 2015, but someone forwarded it to me the other day and it completely lifted my spirits. It reminded me of how important it is to take breaks from the bad news out there and to acknowledge some of the good. Quick

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