advice

Advice that will put you on the path to success; tips, tricks and nuggets of wisdom from trusted experts and motivational mentors.

Rachel Ann6 months ago
Procrastination / Motivation
The Topic We All Could Use Some Help With
Rhonda Taylor6 months ago
10 Tips for Sparking Motivation in Your Life
Football player and coach Vince Lombardi once said something that we find to be extremely motivating (and true): “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” Ca...
Ashlee Douglass6 months ago
Dream Big Dreams
Sitting here attempting to find myself a damn job really is making me miss college. At least there, I had shit to do. Now, I’m stuck in a job, unhappy and tired… I’m done. I’ve had it. But that’s a st...
Yasmine Howell6 months ago
Genderless
My whole life I’ve just thought some clothes were for boys and some clothes were just for girls. Until high school started and I started to see more and more people dress however they want. Such as on...
Morgan Sankofa6 months ago
Having It All Together
Do you often hear people comment when asked how they are doing that they are "working on it" or " getting it together"? WHY is this a constant when we are supposed to be getting our lives together ear...
Daniel Noble6 months ago
Routine
Every morning I have my alarm set for 5 AM. I wake up and have two pints of water before doing a 20-minute stretch routine followed by a breakfast of two eggs, scrambled, crispy kale, avocado, and toa...
Focusing When You Have to but Can't
Sitting down to create something—whether that is a story, an illustration, or an assignment for work, even holding onto that pencil, or hands raised above the keyboard—you still can't create. And mayb...
R D6 months ago
Rituals
I don't know about you, but when I used to hear the word “Ritual” I always envisioned something like an altar with a bunch of candles or some sort of sacrificial offering taking place. Thankfully, how...
R D6 months ago
Meditating in the Shower
If you’re anything like me, you’ve read self-help books, and you know the tools you need to adopt a better lifestyle. If you’re anything like me, you also always fail to integrate these tools into you...
Gabriella Grace6 months ago
Be Present
Create the space to be here now.
Brianna Price6 months ago
On Your Own
It's been an extremely long and hard day. I woke up at four o' clock this afternoon. It rained all day and I guess that that didn't help my mood at all either. I am currently having a good amount of f...
Kacie Turton6 months ago
Lessons Learned From Small Things
Dear Vocal Readers, Oh fears, we all know how crazy some of our greatest fears are or have been. You would be surprised to see just how much your fears have changed over the years, though. I know that...
Opal Lynn6 months ago
No More Excuses
This is not a post that will promise success. It simply will help you understand that the reasons you say, “I can’t because,” are nothing more than an excuse. Do not let an excuse stand between you an...
Savannah McKinley6 months ago
"I've Been So Busy"
"Hey! Oh my gosh, I haven't seen you in so long! How have you been?" "Ah, I've been good. I've been SO busy." Raise of hands, how many of us have had this conversation at least five times this week? M...
Star Donaldson6 months ago
What They Didn't Tell You
And Other Harsh Realities
Michael Barnes7 months ago
Eruruu's Advice #1
Before I start this column I would like to tell you a short story about Eruruu. Eruruu is not me...well not entirely at least. Eruruu was a female character on a game I played quite extensively. In he...
Stormy Robertson7 months ago
How to Be Good Enough
Brush your teeth. Get a good night’s sleep. Take your makeup off at night. Say “thank you” at every opportunity. Smile lots. Have at least one healthy meal a day. Look both ways before crossing the st...
Max A7 months ago
An Orange Backpack, Overalls and a 'Finding Dory' Folder
Look, I'm not an expert on really anything, except maybe Harry Potter trivia, but that's beside the point. As a high school student with a dash of anxiety and a pinch of awkwardness, I've learned a fe...