How to Stop Being a People Pleaser (12 Simple Ways)

There is a thin line between trying to keep the peace and being a full-blown people pleaser. You see, people-pleasers tend to go out of their way to keep everyone placated. There is no way you can completely wholly win approval from humans. In fact, pleasing one person could directly displeasure the next. I knowContinue reading “How to Stop Being a People Pleaser (12 Simple Ways)”

6 Fun Games To Help Improve Your Mind’s Health

You work out and eat well to keep your body fit, prioritize sleep and drink lots of water to stay hydrated, but what are you doing to keep your mind healthy? As we age, our brains begin to change, and taking proactive steps to keep them healthy is the best way to avoid complications likeContinue reading “6 Fun Games To Help Improve Your Mind’s Health”

How to Stop Running from, Neglecting, and Betraying Yourself

Much of the difficulty and struggle that we go through in life comes from our resistance to change. At some point, we get stuck in painful circumstances, yet we fear facing our reality and doing the work required to ignite a positive change. After all, the enemy we know is better than the enemy weContinue reading “How to Stop Running from, Neglecting, and Betraying Yourself”

Kicking Your Brain Into Shape. The Amazing Benefits of Creativity Expression on Our Cranium

As we get older, we can find that our brain gradually starts to take that slippery slope downwards. But the fact is that while it may be more difficult for us to kick our brain into shape as we age, there are practices that we can all benefit from, but it’s just about having theContinue reading “Kicking Your Brain Into Shape. The Amazing Benefits of Creativity Expression on Our Cranium”

5 Traits of Disciplined Thinking and How to Achieve Them

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘disciplined thinking’? What is the first thing you note on hearing this phrase? Disciplined thinking is not a big word that we are not familiar with. We don’t pay proper attention to it. First of all, we need to understand the terms that form thatContinue reading “5 Traits of Disciplined Thinking and How to Achieve Them”

Stealth Wealth: How To Leverage Secrets Of The Truly Wealthy

Do you know someone who takes the bus to work, makes their own lunches, and never takes luxurious vacations? Or perhaps you have a neighbor who lives in a modest house, drives an old car, and cuts their own grass? All of us know people like this, and we might even be people like thisContinue reading “Stealth Wealth: How To Leverage Secrets Of The Truly Wealthy”

How to Get Out of Debt in Easy Steps

A change in the calendar often brings a desire to make an adjustment to your lifestyle. If you’re in debt, your finances might be a good place to make that adjustment. Getting out of debt is a common goal. Many people don’t achieve it. You can be one of those who do, but you’ll needContinue reading “How to Get Out of Debt in Easy Steps”

Strategies to Disrupt Yourself for Greater Success in Changing Times

Companies do not disrupt, people do. You drive corporate innovation and disruption through personal innovation and disruption. So how do you disrupt yourself? Here are strategies to disrupt yourself for greater success in changing times.  1. LOVE YOURSELF This might be the hardest thing to do for many of us, but it is a gameContinue reading “Strategies to Disrupt Yourself for Greater Success in Changing Times”

How to Heal From Past Relationships

Forcing yourself to forget about painful past experiences is impossible. But holding onto negative feelings from past relationships can hurt your present and your future. While it’s completely normal (and healthy) to grieve failed relationships for a time, dwelling on anger, resentment, and regret long-term can cause harm and prevent you from healing – orContinue reading “How to Heal From Past Relationships”

How to Practice Self-Compassion and Tame Your Inner Critic

We know the voice all too well, the critical subtitle to our every action as we go about our day: “You don’t know what you’re talking about,” “You’re failing, big time,” or “Pull yourself together.” Sometimes, there are moments when we become acutely aware of how we speak to ourselves. But other times, the practice ofContinue reading “How to Practice Self-Compassion and Tame Your Inner Critic”

How to Be Confident: 8 Tips for Building Confidence

Confidence can feel elusive for those plagued by self-doubt; though this sort of self-assurance might come naturally to some, it’s a learnable trait for those who want to grow their confidence. Learn how to be more confident. Confidence means having a positive self-image and a healthy sense of self-worth. In practice, this can mean feelingContinue reading “How to Be Confident: 8 Tips for Building Confidence”

Ways to Practice Financial Self-Care

Self-care has become one of those buzzworthy phrases, and you also know what self-care entails, right? What about our financial self-care routines? Taking care of ourselves financially shows we care about our financial future by making peace with our past money mistakes and learning to make better choices. Keep reading for ways to practice financialContinue reading “Ways to Practice Financial Self-Care”

Mindfulness Tips For A Healthy And Happy Relationship

Mindfulness helps you bring awareness to your life, and one of the best ways to do that is to apply these tips to your marriage. Think about how busy your life is. Between work, kids, and other obligations, it’s easy to let your marriage slip into autopilot. When you’re just going through the motions, you’reContinue reading “Mindfulness Tips For A Healthy And Happy Relationship”

How to Teach Your Children About Self Care

Self-care has become an expected phrase in everyday conversation and for good reason: Our lives are becoming even more busy and complicated by screens and social media and bogged down by a lot of life responsibilities. Because of that, self-care has become more and more important. But what about our kids? As we think aboutContinue reading “How to Teach Your Children About Self Care”

Four Ways to Cool Down Your Defensiveness

Our brains make us naturally defensive, but there are steps we can take to cultivate more humility. Humility is an underrated but highly important human virtue. People prefer a partner or friend who is humble, partly because it signals trust and dependability. To make progress intellectually as a society or as individuals, we have toContinue reading “Four Ways to Cool Down Your Defensiveness”

What is Shadow Work? How This Practice Can Change Your Life

The “shadow self” is the parts of ourselves that have been pushed down to the unconscious — the parts that we’re insecure about, ashamed of, or frustrated with and therefore repressed. The concept of the shadow self is based on the notion that we figuratively bury those pieces of personality that we fear would notContinue reading “What is Shadow Work? How This Practice Can Change Your Life”

Why Personal Boundaries are Important and How to Set Them

Personal boundaries are the guidelines, rules, or limits that we create to identify reasonable, safe, and permissible ways for other people to behave towards us. Also, it is about how we respond when someone steps over those boundaries and the consequences of their actions that we impose. We build these boundaries out of a mixContinue reading “Why Personal Boundaries are Important and How to Set Them”

How to Avoid Burnout and Improve Your Well-Being

Learning how to avoid burnout is essential for anyone. This often happens when we have more work or a routine that feels the same each day. The feelings of exhaustion and frustration that follow are typical of burnout. When you begin to experience burnout, it can make you avoid things, question the value of yourContinue reading “How to Avoid Burnout and Improve Your Well-Being”

How Do You Know If You’re On The Right Path?

Asking this question can send us into a knee-bending spiral of nail-biting, insomnia-inducing confusion. Been there? I know I have! Your head and heart ask: How do I know for sure this is the right dream, career choice, or partner for me? Yet, knowing we are on the right path is not nearly as hardContinue reading “How Do You Know If You’re On The Right Path?”

6 Ways to Connect With Who You Really Are – And What You Really Want

It’s easier than ever to get lost in the day-to-day activities and stresses of the external world. Work, relationships, errands – our focus is almost always on anything and anyone but ourselves. For so many of us, it’s a constant effort to please others or be who we think we have to be in orderContinue reading “6 Ways to Connect With Who You Really Are – And What You Really Want”

10 Important Life Lessons We Are Often Taught Too Late

Life is a continuous learning experience. Throughout our lives we keep rising and falling, picking up important lessons along the way. Some of these lessons come from experience, yet there are others that we learn by watching others or reading books for example. No matter how much we learn from books there is a significantContinue reading “10 Important Life Lessons We Are Often Taught Too Late”

How to Forgive Yourself

Finding peace within yourselves is easier said than done. We’ve all done things we’re not proud of or wished our actions led to different outcomes. To make things even more complicated, forgiveness, even of one’s self, doesn’t happen overnight. “Remind yourself that everyone makes mistakes and it’s okay to have feelings such as guilt orContinue reading “How to Forgive Yourself”

99+ Thought Provoking Questions to Ask & Answer Today (Part 3)

What are thought-provoking questions? The meaning of these questions is to get you to think deeply about your answers and their effects on your life. Thought-provoking questions help you become more self-reflective, improving your life in multiple areas. It’s probably best to write your answers down so you can look back on them later andContinue reading “99+ Thought Provoking Questions to Ask & Answer Today (Part 3)”

Ways to Actively Take Care of Your Mental Health

Taking care of your mental health can be difficult. The stresses and responsibilities of day-to-day life can get in the way of taking care of yourself. Here are ways that you can actively work on your mental health and take control of your overall wellness. 1. Evaluate Your Situation Taking care of your mental healthContinue reading “Ways to Actively Take Care of Your Mental Health”

99+ Thought Provoking Questions to Ask & Answer Today (Part 2)

What are thought-provoking questions? The meaning of these questions is to get you to think deeply about your answers and their effects on your life. Thought-provoking questions help you become more self-reflective, improving your life in multiple areas. It’s probably best to write your answers down so you can look back on them later andContinue reading “99+ Thought Provoking Questions to Ask & Answer Today (Part 2)”

6 Secrets Of Self-Made Millionaires You Need To Know!

Wealthy people have an entirely unique relationship with money. Rather than counting every last dime, financially-minded individuals know how to make their money work for them. It’s an art form. So, if you’re wanting to save money and take control of your finances, learning the money secrets of self-made millionaires is a smart place toContinue reading “6 Secrets Of Self-Made Millionaires You Need To Know!”

5 Tips to Start Intentionally Saving and Intentionally Spending

Intentional saving and spending is a combination of psychology and finance or ‘behavioral finance. It’s complex and hard, and if you don’t save or budget, you might struggle with it, as many do. What is intentional saving? Shlomo Benartzi states that “When it comes to saving, self-control is not a problem in the future, butContinue reading “5 Tips to Start Intentionally Saving and Intentionally Spending”

99+ Thought Provoking Questions to Ask & Answer Today (Part 1)

What are thought-provoking questions? The meaning of these questions is to get you to think deeply about your answers and their effects on your life. Thought-provoking questions help you become more self-reflective, and therefore improve your life in multiple areas. It’s probably best to write your answers down so that you can look back onContinue reading “99+ Thought Provoking Questions to Ask & Answer Today (Part 1)”

What Is Reparenting and Why You Should Consider It

Do you think that your parents knew exactly how to raise you, what skills to give you or how to teach you? Probably not. Most parents lack the know-how of raising a well-adjusted child and you may lack life skills like confidence, self-belief, and forgiveness as a result of it.  Think about it. Your parents mayContinue reading “What Is Reparenting and Why You Should Consider It”

Tips on How To Find Your Passion in Life

If you could do one thing to transform your life, I would highly recommend it be to find something you’re passionate about and do it for a living. Learning how to find your passion may not be as easy as it sounds, but it’s well worth the effort. If you could do one thing toContinue reading “Tips on How To Find Your Passion in Life”

How to Admit You’re Wrong

Nobody’s perfect, and everyone’s bound to commit mistakes. However, sometimes, the hardest part is admitting those mistakes. Granted, some of them are more impactful and harder to forgive than others; however, regardless of the gravity, we must learn to admit the wrongs that we commit humbly. People can be wrong about many things, from misrememberingContinue reading “How to Admit You’re Wrong”

Ways To Celebrate Yourself And Why It Matters

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you celebrated yourself. You’re probably picturing your wedding day, college graduation, or perhaps the start of a new job. All of these events, of course, are worthy of celebration. But you are worthy of celebrating every day, not just when you hit a major milestone. Here, weContinue reading “Ways To Celebrate Yourself And Why It Matters”

Signs Your Brain and Body Are Begging for ‘Alone Time’

It’s one of those evenings, relaxing on the couch, scrolling through social media posts, and watching Netflix simultaneously. It has been a productive day, ticked most of the things off my task list, and I should be feeling pretty good about myself. Happy, fulfilled, and calm. However, my son starts questioning me, my Whatsapp messengerContinue reading “Signs Your Brain and Body Are Begging for ‘Alone Time’”

Tips to Help You Stop Ruminating

What is rumination? Has your head ever been filled with one single thought or a string of ideas, that just keep repeating… and repeating… and repeating themselves? The process of continuously thinking about the same thoughts, which tend to be sad or dark, is called rumination. A habit of rumination can be dangerous to yourContinue reading “Tips to Help You Stop Ruminating”

5 Reasons Why Screaming Is Good for You

Whether it’s from stubbing your baby toe on a piece of furniture or pure frustration from your laptop freezing for the umpteenth time, we’ve all felt it—that deep burning desire to open your mouth and let out a long, bellowing scream. Unfortunately, societal norms ask us to swallow our verbal frustrations and maintain composure. YouContinue reading “5 Reasons Why Screaming Is Good for You”

Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Everyone craves intelligence. It is the most admired and useful tool a human can have, and our society celebrates it—rightfully so. To be smart is great, but it doesn’t happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind. Some people are bornContinue reading “Habits That Will Make You Smarter”

Coping Skills to Help You Manage Your Emotional Well-Being

Beneath all of our personal and professional aspirations—like landing that next promotion, buying a starter house, and exploring new and magical parts of the world—many of us have one goal in common: to be happy. It sounds simple, right? Except, well, it isn’t. Not even close. Unfortunately, you will experience a range of not-so-pleasant emotionsContinue reading “Coping Skills to Help You Manage Your Emotional Well-Being”

What is an Abundance Mindset?

Have you ever been to a nice restaurant, had a delicious dinner in a beautiful environment with great service, then received a bill that nearly made you fall out of your seat? How did that change your mood? Did you walk out of the restaurant raving about the experience or lamenting over the bill? InsteadContinue reading “What is an Abundance Mindset?”

Habits to Develop to Level Up Your Life

Right now, we are in the midst of the “level up” movement, arguably brought to the mainstream by Ciara’s hit song, “Level Up”. But what exactly does “leveling up” mean? Confidence and sense of self are based on accomplishments and are built on a foundation of good habits. As Maya Angelou said, “Success is likingContinue reading “Habits to Develop to Level Up Your Life”

Proper Breathing: How You Might be Doing it Wrong

Breathing might sound pretty straightforward. Breathing is a natural thing: breath in, breath out…not much to it, right? Well, guess what: there actually is a wrong and right way to get oxygen into your system through your lungs. The technical term is “diaphragmatic breathing,” more commonly known as “belly breathing.” You probably don’t really thinkContinue reading “Proper Breathing: How You Might be Doing it Wrong”

How to Make a Monthly Budget in 5 Simple Steps

While few people would say they enjoy budgeting, that doesn’t make the task any less critical. Knowing how much money you make and having a plan for where and how to spend it is important if you want to make sure you cover essential expenses and have money left to save at the end ofContinue reading “How to Make a Monthly Budget in 5 Simple Steps”

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Human beings have been comparing themselves to one another since the beginning of time. Sometimes these comparisons can be helpful. They can give you a blueprint for improvement and inspire you to change. Other times, they can be a means to pick yourself apart and see everything that you think is wrong with yourself. HereContinue reading “How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others”

The Benefits of a Social Media Break, Plus 30 Things to Do Instead

Many of us are so mixed up with our social accounts that it’s difficult to remember what we did before the feed. There are plenty of upsides to an online connection, but how do we find balance with the constant flurry of input from friends, family, celebrities, and brands constantly vying for our attention? WantContinue reading “The Benefits of a Social Media Break, Plus 30 Things to Do Instead”

Hidden Benefits and Pitfalls of Complaining

Many effective stress management techniques focus on the benefits of a positive outlook. Positive thinking brings great benefits, and a cheerful attitude can be contagious in the most enjoyable way. A constant focus on the negative can obscure many of the joys of life, can dampen an attitude of gratitude, and can be experienced asContinue reading “Hidden Benefits and Pitfalls of Complaining”

Ways to Embrace Self-Love and Thank Your Body in a Plastic-Obsessed Culture

Saying “thank you” to others is something you learn at an early age. But how often do you thank yourself? In today’s era of clickable reality and social media blitzes, it’s no secret that plastic surgery culture is thriving like it never has before. Celebrities and influencers who casually share their surgical or injectable journeysContinue reading “Ways to Embrace Self-Love and Thank Your Body in a Plastic-Obsessed Culture”

How to Refuel When You’re Feeling Emotionally Drained

As your emotional resources are used up in trying to cope with challenging situations — such as overwhelming demands, conflict, or lack of support at work or at home — your sense of well-being and capacity to care for yourself and others can be diminished. In fact, research shows that people suffering from emotional exhaustionContinue reading “How to Refuel When You’re Feeling Emotionally Drained”

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Have you ever thought about how much time and energy is devoted to worrying about things that never happen—or those that, even if they did, we couldn’t control, or we’d know what to do when they actually did happen? For many, the constant state is wondering and worrying about when the other shoe is goingContinue reading “How to Stop Worrying and Start Living”

5 Red Flags To Look Out For In Ourselves

We often take note of the red flags to look out for in others, but we rarely ever take note of the red flags to look out for in ourselves. Sometimes our own red flags can truly go under our nose if we let them, though it’s important for us to realize that the onlyContinue reading “5 Red Flags To Look Out For In Ourselves”