Figuring out your passion starts with the passion profile quiz! take it ››

How to avoid small talk & have deeper conversations

small talk

Click the play button below, or subscribe and listen through our podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or Spotify.

I don’t know if it’s my face (whatever the opposite of ‘resting bitch face’ is, I have that) or my overall demeanor or what, but I must have an invisible sign hanging around my neck that says, “Hello stranger! Please strike up a conversation with me.”

This happens to me everywhere, including (no kidding) while I’m changing in the women’s locker room at the gym. I can’t even avoid it when I’m half-dressed!

The other day at yoga, I was in a crappy mood and I actively tried to put off a “don’t talk to me” vibe because I …

What to do when you’re bored with life

bored

Click the play button below, or subscribe and listen through our podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play.

Last month we got a Dear Krachel question from Kate, who asked:

“What do you do when you’re bored with life? Job, relationships, everything seems like such a drag.”

Well, Kate, I see your Dear Krachel question and raise you an entire blog post (I have no idea how to play poker, but I’m all in on this question).

I’ve personally been bored with life many times (and to a degree, STILL feel bored with a few aspects of life that feel stubbornly unchanging). So, do we blow everything up and start over? Wait for …