Alexandra Hayes is the audience engagement editor at Thrive Global. Prior to joining Thrive, she was a middle school reading teacher in Canarsie, Brooklyn. In her free time, she enjoys writing fiction, perfecting her own version of Bucatini all'Amatriciana, and talking with her partner about nothing, and everything. She hopes to soon have a bulldog named Rigatoni (Toni for short).
Yale and Stanford Psychologists Say “Follow Your Passion” is Bad Advice
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“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS