Emotionally Unavailable: What It Means & Signs To Look For

We hear the phrase “emotionally unavailable” thrown around quite a bit, but what does that even mean, really? Maybe someone has told you that you always end up with emotionally unavailable people, and you’re trying to break the habit. Maybe you simply suspect your new partner might be emotionally unavailable. Here’s what you need toContinue reading “Emotionally Unavailable: What It Means & Signs To Look For”

What is Your Attachment Style?

Attachment refers to the particular way in which you relate to other people. Your style of attachment was formed at the very beginning of your life, during your first two years.  Once established, it is a style that stays with you and plays out today in how you relate to intimate relationships and in howContinue reading “What is Your Attachment Style?”

5 Ways to Stop Catastrophizing

Catastrophizing is a way of thinking called a ‘cognitive distortion.’ A person who catastrophizes usually sees an unfavorable outcome to an event and then decides that if this outcome does happen, the results will be a disaster. Here are some examples of catastrophizing: “If I fail this test, I will never pass school, and IContinue reading “5 Ways to Stop Catastrophizing”

Five Habits of Highly Empathic People

If you think you’re hearing the word “empathy” everywhere, you’re right. But there is a vital question that few people ask: How can I expand my own empathic potential? Empathy is not just a way to extend the boundaries of your moral universe it’s a habit we can cultivate to improve the quality of ourContinue reading “Five Habits of Highly Empathic People”

14 Simple Traits Of A Truly Good Person

Being a good person is not hard, but it doesn’t just happen. As much as anything else, you have to want to be a good person and make choices that correspond with your beliefs. No matter where you are in your life, you can make the choice to change. Have you ever wondered why peopleContinue reading “14 Simple Traits Of A Truly Good Person”

20 Small Habits That Will Help You Become Mentally Strong

Everyone wants to start out the year strong, but it’s finishing strong that’s also important. Many resolutions and goals are never reached because we get caught up in what’s happening in our lives, and because we haven’t developed the mental strength to keep ourselves going when the momentum from the New Year wears off. However,Continue reading “20 Small Habits That Will Help You Become Mentally Strong”

Hard Work is the Key to Success…Or Is It Not?

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”- PeleGrowing up, we have continuously heard that hard work is the key to success. This phrase was always uttered to instill in us only one value i.e. if youContinue reading “Hard Work is the Key to Success…Or Is It Not?”

Intuition As The Highest Form Of Intelligence: Explained

Sometimes, it is even better to trust your gut in the things you do. Humans have evolved to dominate the earth and as the superior species in its kingdom due to their ability to learn from their environment. Adaptation to the diverse environments of planet Earth can wholly be attributed to the fact that humansContinue reading “Intuition As The Highest Form Of Intelligence: Explained”

Proven Tips to Stop Procrastinating Once and For All!

We all have to deal with procrastination at some point in life. You are probably familiar with the feeling of knowing you should get some work done but somehow not being able to, and so you fool around all the way up to the last minute when stress and pressure force you to finish the jobContinue reading “Proven Tips to Stop Procrastinating Once and For All!”

Self Love: Keys to Self-Love Success!

Healthy self-love is the balance between low self-esteem (a lack of self-love) and grandiosity (inflated, false self-love that is actually an overcompensation for a lack of true self-love). Loving yourself is magical. Self-love is a powerful force that will positively affect every single aspect of your life. No more giving in to your inner-critic; noContinue reading “Self Love: Keys to Self-Love Success!”

8 Powerful Ways To Cultivate Extreme Self-Discipline

Learning to effectively lead yourself and others all comes down to discipline. Happiness, success, and fulfillment stem from focus and self-control. It may be hard to believe when you’re facing an all-you-can-eat buffet, the prospect of making a quick buck, or the lazy lure of sleeping in versus getting on the Peloton, but studies showContinue reading “8 Powerful Ways To Cultivate Extreme Self-Discipline”

3 Habits Fulfilled People Don’t Engage in

What’s our purpose? What does the good life look like? How can we live fulfilled? These questions have been asked for centuries, and it seems that, in order to live a full life, part of the answer is to do certain things. Like spending time with the people we love, sleeping well, being creative, etc.Continue reading “3 Habits Fulfilled People Don’t Engage in”

Why It’s Important to Have High Self-Esteem

It’s easy to discount the importance of having high self-esteem. However, having positive personal regard can be the difference between feeling good about and taking care of yourself and not. We’ve likely all heard the advice to believe in yourself, value yourself, be your own cheerleader, and that you can’t fully love others until youContinue reading “Why It’s Important to Have High Self-Esteem”

The Habit Loop – A Look Behind Forming Or Breaking Habits

The habit loop explains how each habit goes through a common pattern of 3 steps – the cue, the routine, and the reward. Knowledge of these parts helps in breaking habits and cultivating good ones. The Habit Loop Explained Every habit, good or bad, goes through the habit loop of 3 steps into your brain.Continue reading “The Habit Loop – A Look Behind Forming Or Breaking Habits”

Why Self-Education is Important to Your Success in Life

When it comes to achieving great success in life, there is no way you can do it without education. While it is true that knowledge is just a form of potential power, it doesn’t mean that you should ignore knowledge or stop educating yourself. In fact, most successful people are great readers. Yes, the saying,Continue reading “Why Self-Education is Important to Your Success in Life”

7 Reasons Why Materialistic Stuff Doesn’t Lead To Happiness

Feeling down? More stuff isn’t the answer. If you want to be happy, spend on experiences (not things). Below are 7 reasons why materialism won’t lead to happiness. 1. The Excitement Will Wear Off. New stuff provides instant gratification, sure, but life-long happiness? Not so much. Having the latest version of the iPhone might beContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Materialistic Stuff Doesn’t Lead To Happiness”

Top 10 Reasons Why You Deserve Better

Sometimes, we just allow people to rub anything on us because we don’t know our worth. They tell us we can’t go any higher than we are currently and we believe them. In fact, some have turned our rights into privileges for which they can decide to either give or take away from us. InContinue reading “Top 10 Reasons Why You Deserve Better”

7 Questions to Ask to Determine What You Want Out of Life

When you feel like you have a sense of purpose in your life, you wake up each day full of gratitude and fire to work towards that purpose. I want you to look up and realize that you’ve achieved or you’re working to achieve everything you want out of life. Question #1 What would IContinue reading “7 Questions to Ask to Determine What You Want Out of Life”

11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful

When we aim to become happy and have a successful outlook, we often focus on getting to the next station in life. Happiness is seemingly always “someday” in the near-distant future — like once we finally land that promotion or find the right partner. I’m a huge proponent of setting new aspirational goals, but IContinue reading “11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful”

7 Benefits of Silence: Why We Need Less Noise

The world around us is often difficult to cope with. Many of us tend to lose focus and find it difficult to remain consistently productive. With all the distractions of our daily lives, it’s easy to recognize that we need less noise in order to keep our concentration. A little less noise is good forContinue reading “7 Benefits of Silence: Why We Need Less Noise”

How to Embrace Your Emotions

Emotions are tricky. Sometimes it’s difficult to embrace or even trust your feelings, it can be easier to simply ignore or deny them. There are no wrong feelings. There may be wrong actions in the sense of actions contrary to the rules of human communication. But the way you feel towards other people: loving, hating, etContinue reading “How to Embrace Your Emotions”

10 Techniques to Expand Your Comfort Zone

Ah, the age-old inspirational saying: go out of your comfort zone. The term itself strikes anxiety and fear in some but risk and adventure in others. Your comfort zone is a controllable headspace. Within this mindset, your stress and anxiety vanish as you feel at ease with your surroundings. The outcomes within this safe space mayContinue reading “10 Techniques to Expand Your Comfort Zone”

Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly

Low self-esteem is unfortunately a self-fulling prophecy. The worse you feel about who you are and what you do, the less motivation you’ll have to do what it takes to build your self-esteem. From there it’s easy to spiral down into a cycle of negative and circular thinking, keeping you mired in damaging–and erroneous–beliefs. HowContinue reading “Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly”

Understanding Your Emotional Triggers — and How to Cope

The world can be a big, bad, scary place. Almost everyone goes through hardships or experiences traumatic events. Past experiences or childhood trauma can affect the way we respond to events in the present. These emotional triggers can cause us to experience painful thoughts and behaviors. What is an Emotional Trigger? An emotional trigger isContinue reading “Understanding Your Emotional Triggers — and How to Cope”

Getting the Most Out of Life: 21 Timeless Tips

What is it you desire? To get the most out of life? Keep on reading. There is no right or wrong answer. Maybe you aspire to do satisfying work that will allow you to add value to the world. Maybe you’re looking for a fulfilling relationship that brings you joy. Maybe you want to becomeContinue reading “Getting the Most Out of Life: 21 Timeless Tips”

7 Useful Tips for Improving Your Mental Focus

Staying on task can be difficult, but it can be particularly challenging when you are surrounded by constant distraction. In today’s always-connected world, diversions are nothing more than a click away. Even during quiet moments, distraction is literally at your fingertips as you find yourself checking your Instagram notifications or the latest news updates. TheContinue reading “7 Useful Tips for Improving Your Mental Focus”

Self-Compassion Exercises to Boost Your Happiness

Most people think of self-compassion as being kind to yourself. Although that is certainly a part of the concept, self-compassion involves a way of relating to yourself in a way that allows you to become more emotionally flexible, able to navigate challenging emotions and enhance your connection to self and others. The ability to relateContinue reading “Self-Compassion Exercises to Boost Your Happiness”

Frugal Living Tips To Save A Ton Of Money

The word frugal is often misconstrued as a negative one. However, although a frugal lifestyle can seem like a sacrifice in quality, it doesn’t have to be. Instead, you can choose to be frugal in ways that will add more value to your life. What Does Frugal Living Mean? Frugal living is the act ofContinue reading “Frugal Living Tips To Save A Ton Of Money”

Take Care Of Your Feet And They Will Carry You For Life

One secret for a longer, happier life is healthy feet. Well, it’s no secret, many people are unaware of how important our feet are! But many people don’t believe this is true because it sounds too simple. Our Feet are our foundation, we walk, we stand, we move because of our feet. Taking proper careContinue reading “Take Care Of Your Feet And They Will Carry You For Life”

9 Powerful Life Lessons from 100 Year Olds

Watching videos of centurions, you start to see a theme – they all seem content.  That might be shocking to younger people, especially anyone who fears old age. Perhaps we fear missing out on opportunities in life and worry that we’ll find ourselves too old to do things we enjoy or maybe we’re just soContinue reading “9 Powerful Life Lessons from 100 Year Olds”

Overcoming Disappointment with Emotional Intelligence

Most people focus on book smarts, but the most successful people face and learn from disappointment. One of the reasons someone with street smarts can become successful despite not having high book smarts is because they have high emotional intelligence, which in life is much more important than educational intelligence. “Education doesn’t teach you howContinue reading “Overcoming Disappointment with Emotional Intelligence”

10 Habits of Unhappy People and How to Break Them

We all experience days or times when we feel unhappy. Nobody can be entirely happy 100% of the time; it is perfectly normal to have ups and downs in life. Ideally, we should try to minimize those downtimes and try to feel happy as often as possible. It makes everything in our lives go moreContinue reading “10 Habits of Unhappy People and How to Break Them”

Skills That are Hard to Learn But Will Pay Off Forever

The act of learning is every bit as important as what you learn. Believing that you can improve yourself and do things in the future that are beyond your current possibilities is exciting and fulfilling. Still, your time is finite, and you should dedicate yourself to learning skills that will yield the greatest benefit. ThereContinue reading “Skills That are Hard to Learn But Will Pay Off Forever”

8 Rules to Do Everything Better

“Principles are fundamental truths that serve as the foundations for behavior that gets you what you want out of life,” writes Ray Dalio in his book, Principles. Dalio focuses on skills like decision-making, investing, and managing organizations. While reading through it, I became inspired to put together my own list of principles that I’ve devisedContinue reading “8 Rules to Do Everything Better”

These Benefits Of Walking Completely Blew My Mind — I Had No Idea!

From a very young age, I was taught that exercise is good for my health. This may seem pretty obvious, but that doesn’t mean I always make exercise a priority. After all, going to the gym every day can be an extremely large commitment. We know exercise is good for the body, but did you know thatContinue reading “These Benefits Of Walking Completely Blew My Mind — I Had No Idea!”

You Only Live Up to the Standards You Set

Having high standards for yourself is very important. Having high personal standards will almost immediately force personal growth, and will help you live up to your potential day after day. It’s also really simple to execute: Be Ruthless With Yourself If you’re anything like me, although you enjoy improving yourself (mentally, physically, whatever), you probablyContinue reading “You Only Live Up to the Standards You Set”

Timeless Principles to Guide You to Your Best Life

How do you feel about your life today? Are you living every day in exuberance? Do you love what you’re doing? Are you excited every single moment? Are you looking forward to what’s coming up next? Are you living your best life? If your answer to any of the above is a no, maybe orContinue reading “Timeless Principles to Guide You to Your Best Life”

How to Know You Have High Self-Esteem: 10 Signs

Part of developing healthy self-esteem is making a commitment to yourself not to try to please the world. Someone has said that the one magic key to personal fulfillment may be forever elusive, but the sure key to failure is to try to please everyone. Rather than chasing temporary emotional rewards by playing games withContinue reading “How to Know You Have High Self-Esteem: 10 Signs”

9 Reasons Why Love Is So Powerful and Important to Human Life

There are many different types of love, romantic love, parental love, sibling love, it is the glue that holds us all together and makes life worth living.  Love is also about being loved so receiving love and giving it back.  Love is deemed by everyone to be one of the most important things in lifeContinue reading “9 Reasons Why Love Is So Powerful and Important to Human Life”

5 Self-Care Practices for Every Area of Your Life

All the stress relief activities in the world won’t help if you aren’t taking care of yourself. Meditation won’t do you any good if you aren’t getting adequate sleep. In fact, when you try to meditate, you might doze off because you aren’t taking care of your body’s need for sleep. Similarly, hitting the gymContinue reading “5 Self-Care Practices for Every Area of Your Life”

9 Ways to Instantly Strengthen Your Brain

Even though the brain is an organ, rather than a muscle, you can still give your brain a workout. Just as with a muscle, repetitive tasks can dull or even damage your mental acuity, while new challenges and activities can strengthen your brain and even make you measurably smarter. Get ready for your workout! 1.Continue reading “9 Ways to Instantly Strengthen Your Brain”

Financial Wellness: The Key to a Happier Life

Being stressed about finances is never a good thing. Financial wellness directly correlates to our overall well-being. Being over your head in debt, losing your job, or having to pay for a crippling unexpected expense, all can cause massive amounts of stress. That stress can have negative effects on your mental and physical health. FinancialContinue reading “Financial Wellness: The Key to a Happier Life”

Effective Stress Relievers for Your Life

From minor challenges to major crises, stress is part of life. And while you can’t always control your circumstances, you can control how you respond to them. When stress becomes overwhelming, or it’s chronic, it can take a toll on your well-being. That’s why it’s important to have effective stress relievers that can calm yourContinue reading “Effective Stress Relievers for Your Life”

What’s Your “Enough” Number?

We all have an “enough” number. That number defines the total income you need in order to meet your basic needs, reach your goals, and enjoy life. It’s key to define what your “enough” number is, and how that goal aligns with your personal and professional priorities. When you have financial goals that are actually tiedContinue reading “What’s Your “Enough” Number?”