What Is Meant By Self-Reliance?

What Is Meant By Self-Reliance?

Dictionaries and online searches will reveal a number of meanings for self-reliance. In general, “self-reliance” means doing things on your own, not because you have to, but because you want to know that everything is done according to a higher-personal standard. But what does that mean? Society is a Joint-stock Company A brief search of the term will also show… Read more »

45 Goals of Self Improvement Checklist

45 Goals of Self Improvement

Goals of self improvement are vast and highly personal. Each one of us has to evaluate our own lives and selves to set relevant goals. When we begin to take an honest inventory of ourselves and our lives, our goals will become clear. Here are just some ideas to consider in self improvement goals. Gain self-awareness Gain self-understanding To gain… Read more »

Isolated No More: Ready to Find Meaning and Make Connections


As a grad student, I’ve spent so much time hunkered down, focused on school and studies and working towards graduation, that I’ve become pretty isolated. I started this blog to help me get out of my shell – and to start writing and having conversations about life from my perspective and what’s going on this amazing city (Atlanta.) What’s happened… Read more »

Alec Ross on the Book that Changed His Life

Alec Ross

Earlier this month, I found a great interview of Alec Ross. It was done by Thrive Global as part of their series called The Thrive Questionnaire. When you have the opportunity to ask some of the most interesting people in the world about their lives, sometimes the most fascinating answers come from the simplest questions. The Thrive Questionnaire is an ongoing series… Read more »

Tiny House Atlanta Festival

Decatur Tiny House Festival

Okay, I admit it: I’m a big fan of the tiny house. There’s something so adorable about them and, let’s face it, they’re downright efficient (and somewhat portable!) So imagine my delight when I heard about the Decatur Tiny House Festival! Decatur is one of my favorite Atlanta neighborhoods, so it was super easy to decide to fit the festival… Read more »

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