The American Dream--What is it?

America is built on a unique foundation and a unique kind of people. We come from all kinds of backgrounds, religions, and races, but there is one thing that binds us together: The American Dream. For those of you living under a rock, the American Dream is the belief that you have control over your destiny. If you work hard enough and desire it deep enough, you should have the ability for it to happen.

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Getting Grounded in Something Bigger Than You

One thing we are extremely lucky to have in America is the freedom to worship whatever god or follow whatever religion we want. Go to a library or bookstore and you will find a plethora of books on all kinds of spirituality. Almost anywhere you live, you will find places of worship for all kinds of religions. However, in an age of all information at our fingertips, it can be really hard knowing what is actually true. Isn’t it normal to feel in our bones that there is more to this world then what meets the eye? And when you really think about it, like, think hard, it’s hard to know where to start.

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Top 5 Things to Look for in Your Future Spouse

Whether you’re single or dating, it’s always a good rule of thumb to set your standards high when on the hunt for a spouse. That skater boy that works at a coffee shop down the road might be cute and fun, but would he make a good husband? Or the high roller who tells you “I got that” on every date and showers you with gifts, might be nice to have in your back pocket, but what does that look like long term? We’ve compiled a concise list of the things that will be most important to you in the long run.

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Top 5 Healthy and Easy Snacks for the Work-Week

Have you ever gone through a workday and realized you’ve eaten only one bite of breakfast and two bites of lunch? Some days get so busy, that it’s easy to forget to take care of yourself along the way. One super easy way to make sure you are taking care of yourself is making sure you have quick and easy snacks throughout the day. This keeps your tummy full and your mind clear!

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