“Nobody wants to show you the hours and hours of becoming. They'd rather show the highlight of what they've become.” 

— Angela Duckworth

What is Success, Actually about?

Success, Actually is about redefining what it means to raise “successful” teenagers in the 21st century.

It’s about sharing inspiring stories and actionable insight to help your kids reach their full potential.

It’s about celebrating the “hours and hours of becoming.”

Success, Actually is not another mom blog.

It’s not a college admissions blog (although we will cover some of that).

It’s a place where we excavate wisdom from unexpected places.

It’s where we highlight the tools and techniques that will help us all (especially our kids) reduce stress, boost productivity, self-motivate, develop a growth mindset, and pursue a life of passion and purpose.

We know you’re busy, so we promise to only offer bite-sized nuggets of wisdom that you can easily snack on. And we’ll try to always make it actionable.

Why does Success, Actually exist?

Because the rat race that is our education system is out of control.

Academic and social pressure are sky high as students seek perfection at all costs.

No wonder 70% of teenagers say that anxiety and depression are a “major problem.”

At Everydae, we believe there’s a better way.

A better way to help students discover their direction in life.

A better way to prepare them for college and their career.

A better way to help them ace school (and life) without the stress.

Success, Actually is a flashlight to help illuminate that better way.

In other words…

“We’ve been told that when you get a good education, you get a good job, and then you live a good life. But there is more.”

— Tim Tamashiro

Who is Success, Actually for?

Success, Actually is primarily written for parents of teenagers. But you don’t have to be a parent or a teenager to benefit from it. Either way, you belong here if you believe:

  1. The key to outstanding achievement is not talent, it’s persistence

  2. Progress is more important than perfection

  3. Success is not what society tells you it is

Whether you're a teenager, a parent, or somewhere in between, we hope to help you level up your life, not your stress.

Success (however you define it) starts with a small step, everydae. 🎉

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