The Top 10 Self-Limiting Beliefs And How To Let Them Go

We all have them. Those self-limiting beliefs that keep us from achieving our goals and living our best lives. Those voices inside our heads tell us we’re not good enough or capable of reaching for the stars. In this article, we’ll explore the top 10 self-limiting beliefs and how to let them go for good.Continue reading “The Top 10 Self-Limiting Beliefs And How To Let Them Go”

7 Ways to Deal with Strong Emotions

Negative emotions like fear, sadness, and anger are a basic part of life and sometimes we struggle with how to deal with them effectively. It can be tempting to act on what you’re feeling right away, but that often doesn’t fix the situation that caused the emotions. In fact, it may lead to more problemsContinue reading “7 Ways to Deal with Strong Emotions”

Stress Relieving Hobbies To Try Out

Do you have too much stress in your life? If you feel burnt out and are in need of some rest and relaxation, then the stress-relieving hobbies shared in this article can help you take your mind off of whatever is causing you stress! The key is to find a stress-relieving hobby that you love.Continue reading “Stress Relieving Hobbies To Try Out”

Did You Know That You Have a Non-Biological ‘Twin’?

Are you aware that there are actually two of you right now? Well, there is, and your ‘other half has been with you since birth. So come and meet your strawman. In fact, learn how to take back and control your strawman. It’s tough to think you could possibly have a non-biological ‘twin’, but youContinue reading “Did You Know That You Have a Non-Biological ‘Twin’?”

You Need to Give Up These Habits If You Want to Be Exceptionally Successful

These common habits are standing in the way of your ultimate success. The internet is chock full of daily habits that will help your routine, but what about bad habits? Whether it’s finally dragging ourselves to the gym or writing daily, we tend to shift our focus towards new routines every New Year. Yet, manyContinue reading “You Need to Give Up These Habits If You Want to Be Exceptionally Successful”

How Being Calm Is Making You Anxious

Nobody likes being anxious … right? If that’s true, then why do we sometimes feel so unsettled — weird, even — when life is calm or everything feels settled? This can feel like your heart racing when you’re lying in bed or your thoughts spiraling when watching TV. Or, it might be a tendency toContinue reading “How Being Calm Is Making You Anxious”

Achieve Your Goals: A Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them? “I need to get motivated.” The surprising thing? Motivation is exactly what you don’t need. Today, I’m going to share a surprising study that reveals why motivation isn’t the key to helping you achieveContinue reading “Achieve Your Goals: A Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success”

How To Maintain Your Strands & Stay Fit

Have you ever gone easy during a workout or skipped it altogether in order to keep your hairstyle intact? Don’t be ashamed if you answered yes – many find it difficult to stay fit AND maintain their strands. But don’t let that stop your fitness journey! Here are 4 Design Essential Tips on how toContinue reading “How To Maintain Your Strands & Stay Fit”

Want to Improve Focus and Productivity? Do One Thing at a Time

Juggling too many activities wastes time and energy, so shelve at least some for those life goals (for now). The urge to do too many things at once is nothing new: as long ago as 1887, the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was bemoaning the way “one thinks with a watch in one’s hand, even as oneContinue reading “Want to Improve Focus and Productivity? Do One Thing at a Time”

Habits Change Your Life. Here’s How to Change Your Habits.

So you want to make a change in your everyday life — say, exercise more, meet all your deadlines, or develop a new skill. You make a plan, conjure your willpower, and commit. Yet, like the vast majority of people, you eventually fail. What happened? Perhaps getting to the gym was more of a hassleContinue reading “Habits Change Your Life. Here’s How to Change Your Habits.”

Stop Letting Other People’s Opinions Control You

Your path is unique and different and special. Just like you! So checking in with your intuitive knowledge about who you are and what you really desire is essential to let go of others’ opinions. Because then you’ll always have a connection with your truth! When you give too much credence to other people’s opinionsContinue reading “Stop Letting Other People’s Opinions Control You”

What Are Relationship ‘Pink Flags’ (and What Can You Do About Them)?

Not every negative trait is a “red flag.” Some are pink, and you can work through them. We all know about “red flags,” or the signs that someone is not going to be a great partner. From someone not being able to admit when they’re wrong to be too quick to talk bad about anContinue reading “What Are Relationship ‘Pink Flags’ (and What Can You Do About Them)?”

How to Be More Secure With Yourself

Many people struggle with feelings of insecurity. Whether you’re making a difficult decision or looking for more confidence, overcoming insecurity is an important first step. The good news is, that you can move forward in the right direction and begin overcoming insecurity today! Why Do People Struggle With Insecurity? You’ve likely met many people who struggle withContinue reading “How to Be More Secure With Yourself”

How Much of Your Happiness Is Under Your Control?

Do you know the happiness pie chart? If you’ve read a book or listened to a talk about happiness in the past 15 years, there’s a good chance you heard that 50 percent of our happiness is determined by our genes, 40 percent by our activities, and 10 percent by our life circumstances. Neat andContinue reading “How Much of Your Happiness Is Under Your Control?”

Why is it So Important to Finish What You Started?

Finishing things you start has a significant impact on your traits. You gain a sense of achievement & confidence as a result of it. Despite the odds, it is finishing what you started guarantees your success and trust. It conveys a message that you are apt, trustworthy, confident, and capable of keeping promises. In otherContinue reading “Why is it So Important to Finish What You Started?”

5 Ways to Declutter Your Soul and Clear Your Mind

The world might be more organized and streamlined now with the introduction of digital technology and all its benefits. But, it has also become more chaotic for much the same reason—digital technology. Debatably, intrusive adverts are thrown at us at every turn, and this helps trigger anxiety, depression, and digital addiction in many people, leadingContinue reading “5 Ways to Declutter Your Soul and Clear Your Mind”

Positive Body Image: Steps to Get There Now

Summer is upon us, which usually means bathing suits, and overuse of the phrase “beach body” by every fitness and diet commercial. Summer can be pretty tough if you’re struggling with body image issues. We consulted Dr. Nadya Swedan, to create a sort of checklist to get out of your body image funk and embraceContinue reading “Positive Body Image: Steps to Get There Now”

How We Judge Others is How We Judge Ourselves

Be mindful of how you measure yourself and those around you. There might be a better way. I once knew a guy who made a lot of money. He saw the world as a series of value propositions. Everything from what holiday vacation to take, to which beer to choose at a restaurant, to whyContinue reading “How We Judge Others is How We Judge Ourselves”

Community Care — Not Just Self-Care — Is Key to Our Collective Wellbeing

The concept of self-care has radical roots, but its history is often lost in today’s messaging that equates consumerism to caring for yourself. What’s also missing from the mainstream conversation is how community care — not just self-care — is key to collective wellbeing. But what is community care, exactly? “If self-care is about whatContinue reading “Community Care — Not Just Self-Care — Is Key to Our Collective Wellbeing”

How the Five “Love Languages” Can Help You Win at Relationships

There are ways we express our love for one another beyond words, but all are a language of sorts. Ever had an argument with your partner and wished they could just read your mind? If they only knew how you were feeling, they’d stop putting up a fight. That’s sort of the idea behind theContinue reading “How the Five “Love Languages” Can Help You Win at Relationships”

3 Things to Say No to If You Want to Succeed

In our early careers, we’re taught to say yes to everything; but soon, as we gain more experience, we face the opposite problem—a stream of opportunities, with uncertainty about what to say no to. We each only have 168 hours in the week to take care of our commitments. That’s okay, though. Saying no is a skill, andContinue reading “3 Things to Say No to If You Want to Succeed”

10 Reasons Why Less Is More

Why less is more, you ask? There is no guarantee owning more adds to our joy or happiness. The idea of priding ourselves in the accumulation of possessions is outdated. We know that it definitely increases our worries and stress levels. We need to first embrace the mindset by understanding its very core. We areContinue reading “10 Reasons Why Less Is More”

Find a More Joyful You With a 14-Day Happiness Challenge (Part 2)

What does it mean to be happy, really? It’s an age-old question—and there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Happiness is deeply personal, and everyone’s journey is different— it’s really all about figuring out what you need to find your bliss. And, to be clear upfront, getting that dream job, finding love, or winning the lottery isn’t theContinue reading “Find a More Joyful You With a 14-Day Happiness Challenge (Part 2)”

10 Harsh Truths You Need To Accept To Live A Happy Life

We all play the “what if” game when we think about what it would take to make us truly happy. What if we had the perfect long-term boyfriend who wanted to marry us? What if we could afford a pretty house instead of our drafty apartment? What if we weren’t someone’s assistant but their bossContinue reading “10 Harsh Truths You Need To Accept To Live A Happy Life”

The Secret to a Meaningful Life is Simpler Than You Think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence. According to Landau, a philosophy professor, people are mistaken when they feel their lives are meaningless. The error is based on their failure toContinue reading “The Secret to a Meaningful Life is Simpler Than You Think”

Critical Thinking Is About Asking Better Questions

Critical thinking — the ability to analyze and effectively break down an issue in order to make a decision or find a solution — will be core to your success. And at the heart of critical thinking is the ability to formulate deep, different, and effective questions. You can approach curiosity just as rigorously —Continue reading “Critical Thinking Is About Asking Better Questions”

Find a More Joyful You With a 14-Day Happiness Challenge (Part 1)

What does it mean to be happy, really? It’s an age-old question—and there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Happiness is deeply personal, and everyone’s journey is different— it’s really all about figuring out what you need to find your bliss. And, to be clear upfront, getting that dream job, finding love, or winning the lottery isn’t theContinue reading “Find a More Joyful You With a 14-Day Happiness Challenge (Part 1)”

The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Yourself — And Roadblocks to Avoid

Every decision we make in life is an investment with a cost and a payoff. We can invest money externally in the stock market or real estate, but choosing to invest in yourself arguably carries the highest return on investment — especially when you’re young. That’s because, for most of us, our largest single asset isContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Investing in Yourself — And Roadblocks to Avoid”

Hormesis: How to Use Stress to Boost Your Resilience

Stress is one of the most common sources of kryptonite in the world. In other words, it sucks up your energy and makes you weak, and it affects everyone. I’ve written about hacking stress before; learning to manage it is an essential part of being strong and resilient (aka Bulletproof). Just as valuable, though, isContinue reading “Hormesis: How to Use Stress to Boost Your Resilience”

How to Overcome Your Inner Critic

If your internal narrative is negative, it can demoralize and sabotage you. These negative messages are called your inner critic, and they greatly influence how you feel and behave, which can cause negative self-talk to be destructive. Fortunately, there are strategies to help silence and reshape these negative thoughts into sources of personal strength andContinue reading “How to Overcome Your Inner Critic”

5 Ways To Stay Focused In A World Full Of Distractions

There are tons of things lying in wait to distract you from your ultimate goal. Here’s how to put the kibosh on their attack. In every success story, the longest chapter is the one about determination. While success demands many things from us, willpower and determination always come up at the top of the list. Many people believe thatContinue reading “5 Ways To Stay Focused In A World Full Of Distractions”

Judging Vs Perceiving – How to Determine Your Type?

Are you planned, decisive, and organized? Or do you seem to be adaptable, relaxed, and disorganized? Do you prefer to schedule and structure, keeping a to-do list always handy with you? Or keep your choices open and can change track as and when needed? Judging vs perceiving refers to the functional preferences that determine howContinue reading “Judging Vs Perceiving – How to Determine Your Type?”

Caring Ways To Be Nice To People That’ll Set An Example For All

Today it seems that a caring attitude is becoming less and less common, and negativeness is slowly, but surely, taking its place. This can’t continue! The world needs caring people: People who are kind and nice to others. People who will set an example for the next generation. But how do we change this? SimpleContinue reading “Caring Ways To Be Nice To People That’ll Set An Example For All”

How Important is a Good Hair Care Routine?

To most of us, our hair is a fundamental expression of our uniqueness and when our hair is looking its best; we can’t help but feel good too. Believe it or not as basic as hair care is to do, there are right and wrong ways to do it. Many times it is not evenContinue reading “How Important is a Good Hair Care Routine?”

Why Developing Healthy Financial Habits is Better than Budgeting

Long-term financial success can largely be attributed to how we manage our monthly cash flow today. That’s not to say it 100% predicates whether we’ll be financially secure in the future, but it does greatly enhance our chances. When it comes to managing our monthly cash flow, oftentimes personal finance gurus will point to strictContinue reading “Why Developing Healthy Financial Habits is Better than Budgeting”

5 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life

Each day brings plenty of opportunities for mindfulness — from washing the dishes to waiting in traffic, to waiting in line at the grocery store. Mindfulness involves being aware of your surroundings as well as what you are feeling inside. Mindfulness can have mental health benefits. Practicing mindfulness as part of your everyday life canContinue reading “5 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Your Daily Life”

Want to Age Well? Do This Every Night Before Bed

While many people prioritize exercise for good health, we often overlook a regular stretching practice. But if you’re treating stretching like an afterthought, you’re missing out on all the big body benefits that it can bring, particularly for healthy aging. Yep, stretching — especially before bed — is a boon for longevity as it toutsContinue reading “Want to Age Well? Do This Every Night Before Bed”

Is Your Brain Foggy? Here Are Ways to Clear It

I’ve recently heard many stories from people suggesting they’re having more trouble staying focused, making decisions, or remembering things. I’ve experienced this myself—misplacing keys, forgetting appointments, and leaving lights on in vacated rooms. When it comes to work, I’m less focused and have trouble getting things done. Perhaps it’s because I spend so much time online,Continue reading “Is Your Brain Foggy? Here Are Ways to Clear It”

Where Are Emotions Felt in the Body? This Infographic Will Tell You

Have you ever said that you had “cold feet,” “a gut reaction,” or “a shiver down your spine”? You probably didn’t think anything of it, but those cliches have more truth to them than you might think. Emotional body mapping can show you why. In the same way, anxiety and depression can cause physical symptoms,Continue reading “Where Are Emotions Felt in the Body? This Infographic Will Tell You”

Making Peace with Your Shadow Side

“How can you love yourself more?” Our inability to love and accept ourselves plays a large role on the planet. We reject our appearance, our abilities in mind or body, our challenging personality traits, our family backgrounds, the conditions of our upbringing, our jobs, our bank account, and our relationship status. Most of us feelContinue reading “Making Peace with Your Shadow Side”

Do you Always Complain? – Here is Why You Should Stop Complaining

There are situations when complaining is the best way to get things fixed. Sometimes, you do need to vent and talk about all the things that are bothering you to get them out of your system. But complaining all the time and about all things can lead to negative outcomes. Here is why it’s betterContinue reading “Do you Always Complain? – Here is Why You Should Stop Complaining”

3 Ways To Overcome Self Doubt

Self-doubt can be brutal, obnoxious, and debilitating. If you don’t learn to keep it in check, it will hold you back from pursuing your dreams and living the life you want and deserve. If you don’t learn to overcome self-doubt, it can also make it hard to complete basic day-to-day tasks and make simple decisions,Continue reading “3 Ways To Overcome Self Doubt”

How to Cleanse Your Mind and Body

Our minds and bodies are constantly processing food, drink, thoughts, and emotions. In our 100 miles-per-minute world, we can easily feel overwhelmed. When you start to feel like you need to take a step back, it can be helpful to carve out a little time for a mini-break focused on self-care and relaxation. Try takingContinue reading “How to Cleanse Your Mind and Body”

Top 10 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Doing What You Want

Ever feel like your brain is out to get you? Like it’s convincing you to do things that aren’t actually in your best interest? Our brain is a funny thing, and sometimes the only way to fight it is to trick it right back. Here are 10 ways you can overcome your brain’s tricks andContinue reading “Top 10 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Doing What You Want”

How to Become the Boss of Your Emotions

The ability to experience and express emotions is more important than you might realize. As the felt response to a given situation, emotions play a key part in your reactions. When you’re in tune with them, you have access to important knowledge that helps with: decision-making relationship success day-to-day interactions self-care While emotions can haveContinue reading “How to Become the Boss of Your Emotions”

How to Stop Wasting Money on Things that Aren’t Important

A lot of the personal finance world will tell you to never spend money. Ever. Read a few money articles, and you may soon start believing that there’s no quicker path to complete financial destruction than buying a $ 4-morning coffee. Nonsense. For us mere mortals, swearing off all spending forever is likely to beContinue reading “How to Stop Wasting Money on Things that Aren’t Important”

Good News! Happy Tears Serve a Purpose

Crying when sad? Pretty common. You’ve probably done that a time or two yourself. Maybe you’ve also cried in fury or frustration at some point — or witnessed someone else’s angry cry. But there’s another kind of crying you might have some experience with: happy crying. You’ve probably seen this in any number of moviesContinue reading “Good News! Happy Tears Serve a Purpose”

My Favorite Lessons from The Algebra of Happiness

I don’t remember where I first discovered professor Scott Galloway, but I do recall what he said that first caught my attention. He’s blunt. He says what’s on his mind and doesn’t care what people think. This is partially what drew me to check out his book titled The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on theContinue reading “My Favorite Lessons from The Algebra of Happiness”