How to Handle Criticism Like a Pro

The world is not kind to modern self-esteem. It only takes one ill-received piece of feedback at work or sassy comment on an IG post to completely derail your day. It can take a lot of time and energy to convince yourself that you’re awesome — so how do we avoid letting people infiltrate thatContinue reading “How to Handle Criticism Like a Pro”

The Importance of Proper Breathing for Your Overall Health

Every system in the body relies on oxygen. From cognition to digestion, effective breathing can not only provide you with a greater sense of mental clarity, it can also help you sleep better, digest food more efficiently, improve your body’s immune response, and reduce stress levels. It is not called “The Breath of Life” forContinue reading “The Importance of Proper Breathing for Your Overall Health”

The Dangers of Taking the Easy Way

“What’s wrong with taking the easy way?” Sometimes the answer to our problem seems easy. But the easy solution may not always be the right one. Today I’ll share what one famous person said about the dangers of taking the “easy way,” along with some thoughts about how we can make sure that even ifContinue reading “The Dangers of Taking the Easy Way”

The Importance of Mental Fitness

Physical fitness gets plenty of attention, and for good reason. A healthy body can prevent conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, and help you maintain independence as you age. Mental fitness is just as important as physical fitness, and shouldn’t be neglected. Including mental dexterity exercises into your daily routine can help you reap the benefits ofContinue reading “The Importance of Mental Fitness”

4 Tips for Talking to People You Disagree With

In Megan’s TED Talk, she urges all of us to talk and to listen to the people we disagree with. Here, in her words, are her tips for how to have effective conversations: 1. Don’t Assume Bad Intent. Assuming ill motives almost instantly cuts us off from truly understanding why someone does and believes asContinue reading “4 Tips for Talking to People You Disagree With”

Is it Bad to Wear Your Sunglasses All the Time?

Is it harmful to wear sunglasses all the time? In a word, yes. For example, if you routinely wear sunglasses in dim indoor environments, everything from your sleep schedule to your eyes’ ability to adapt to light variations could be at risk.  Sure, most of us probably should wear sunglasses more often than we do —Continue reading “Is it Bad to Wear Your Sunglasses All the Time?”

How To Use Your Subconscious Mind For True Success

Every time your conscious mind goes to work, your subconscious mind is secretly helping. It is a part of our mind that continues to remain more or less a mystery to us as we struggle to know what it’s doing on a daily basis. In this case, it’s pretty simple. As you are reading this,Continue reading “How To Use Your Subconscious Mind For True Success”

22 Free Self Care Ideas You Can Do From Home

So, what’s the definition of self-care? Self-care covers any time you take to nourish yourself. “It can be a huge range of things, from bubble baths to doing your favorite activities – you know, truly taking time for yourself,” says Antonia Harman. There’s a whole spectrum of self-care needs: from the most basic, like making sureContinue reading “22 Free Self Care Ideas You Can Do From Home”

5 Interesting Questions to Ask in Conversations

You’ve been there countless times. You walk into a networking event or social function and the first extroverted person drops the suspect questions we’ve all heard: What do you do? Where are you from? Predictable and exhausting as you run through the scripted answer in your head. The problem is, most of us are guiltyContinue reading “5 Interesting Questions to Ask in Conversations”

Cooking Can Help You to Reduce Stress-Here is How!

When we talk about reducing stress, ideas for activities like meditation and yoga usually come up. But, did you know that something as simple as cooking can also reduce stress? If you cook out of obligation, it’s time to change your thoughts. That’s because cooking brings us some benefits and satisfies us in some essential ways. The act of cookingContinue reading “Cooking Can Help You to Reduce Stress-Here is How!”

8 Ways to Invest in Yourself & Build a Better Life

When one thinks of investing, we think about investing in stocks, investing in real estate, investing in quality products and services so you don’t waste money — the list goes on and on. However, there’s another type of investing that can pay huge dividends: investing in yourself. Investing in yourself provides a great return onContinue reading “8 Ways to Invest in Yourself & Build a Better Life”

10 Simple Benefits of Having Fun

When was the last time that you remember having fun? If you can’t quite recall or it was more than a week or two ago, you may not be living life to your fullest potential. Making the effort to regularly have fun can have a huge positive impact on your health and overall well-being. Let’sContinue reading “10 Simple Benefits of Having Fun”

5 Mind-Blowing Ways Your Senses Lie to You Every Day

We are so completely dependent on our five senses every moment of the day that we totally forget how full of crap they can be. Your reality is cobbled together from a bunch of different parts of your brain working in conjunction, and often it’s like a bickering conference room full of uncooperative co-workers. InContinue reading “5 Mind-Blowing Ways Your Senses Lie to You Every Day”

7 Major Obstacles to Success & Greatness

Everyone wants to succeed in what they do. We all strive for success in our endeavors. And many of us are determined to achieve greatness. As a result, we continuously ask ourselves how we can be more successful. We ponder about the different ways to accomplish success. In our quest for success, we come acrossContinue reading “7 Major Obstacles to Success & Greatness”

The Six Morning Routines that Will Make you Happier, Healthier and More Productive

Of all the different things you can try to improve your productivity, a morning routine is one of the most effective. There are a few reasons why morning routines are so useful. The first is obvious to anyone who has ever procrastinated, just getting started is often the hardest part. If you can start outContinue reading “The Six Morning Routines that Will Make you Happier, Healthier and More Productive”

How to Say “No” After Saying “Yes”

Saying no is never easy, but it’s particularly challenging after you’ve already said yes to a commitment. You may worry that backing out will burn bridges, cause you to be perceived as flaky or unreliable, or lead to you being labeled a poor team player. These fears are heightened for “sensitive strivers” — highly sensitiveContinue reading “How to Say “No” After Saying “Yes””

How to Feel Your Feelings and What that Will DO for your life ( Everything!)

Sometimes the last thing we want to do is feel our feelings. Because feeling can hurt. Feeling can make you cry in the laundromat. Feeling can make your face unattractively red in the frozen food aisle. Feeling can make you think this whole being human racket is not the best way to spend your time.Continue reading “How to Feel Your Feelings and What that Will DO for your life ( Everything!)”

7 Ways to Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently limiting. It’s one thing toContinue reading “7 Ways to Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts”

How to Think Positive Thoughts When Feeling Negative

Positive thinking can lead to a lot of positive change in your life. Developing an optimistic outlook can be good for both your physical and mental health. But sometimes, certain situations arise in life that makes it hard to keep a positive outlook. Take steps to make positive thinking become more like your second natureContinue reading “How to Think Positive Thoughts When Feeling Negative”

8 Happy Habits That Will Change Your Outlook and Your Life

From how you wake up in the morning, to the work you do, to the food you eat, our behaviors are a reflection of our mood and state of mind. How we respond to circumstances and situations creates a ripple effect and then a change or a consequence. And everyday, we’re making tons of decisions,Continue reading “8 Happy Habits That Will Change Your Outlook and Your Life”

10 Things Unhappy People Do That You Shouldn’t Be Doing

Living an unhappy lifestyle only leads to a wasted lifetime. Life is short, so why waste a minute feeling upset about things that you can’t control? While we should all embrace our negative emotions instead of neglecting them, don’t let your sadness linger. If you want to live a happier life, take notes of whatContinue reading “10 Things Unhappy People Do That You Shouldn’t Be Doing”

People Who Talk to Themselves Are Geniuses

Studies reveal self-talk is one of the healthiest exercises for the brain. Something commonly linked with being crazy is very sane, and should be a part of our daily lives. Here are the reasons: It Stimulates Your Memory When you are talking to yourself, your sensory mechanism gets activated. It gets easier on your memory sinceContinue reading “People Who Talk to Themselves Are Geniuses”

The Five Most Important Reasons to Laugh

Life is not always funny. But if you are looking for some great physical and emotional reasons to laugh then you are going to LOVE our list. Check it out! 1. Laughter Helps Us Stay Positive Laughter can be an important tool for keeping our troubles in proportion, for realizing that things aren’t always asContinue reading “The Five Most Important Reasons to Laugh”

How Stress Can Change the Size of Our Brains and What We Can Do to Lower It

Stress is normal, and sometimes even good for us. Stress affects pretty much all of us at some point in our lives. The funny thing is, positive events like getting married or starting a new job can stress us out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing, though. In some cases it protects us from danger—inContinue reading “How Stress Can Change the Size of Our Brains and What We Can Do to Lower It”

How to Take a Nap: Benefits of Napping and Steps to Take

Tired is the new busy. While naps can help, they’re not always the trick to a well-rested existence. Read on to discover the various benefits of good naps, plus how to take a nap that leaves you feeling fully refreshed. What are the benefits of napping? When done properly (yes, there is a “right” wayContinue reading “How to Take a Nap: Benefits of Napping and Steps to Take”

7 Ways To Truly Master Your Own Mind

Mastering our thoughts can be one of the hardest, yet most rewarding tools towards experiencing truly fulfilling lives. If you’re reading this, you probably already know that it’s possible to be the master of your own mind, but how often do you implement your phenomenal power do to so? The quality of our thoughts determinesContinue reading “7 Ways To Truly Master Your Own Mind”

Fear is Contagious. Here’s a simple way to protect yourself against it!

We go into a meeting, and one person’s on their cell phone so we take out ours. You can ‘catch’ behaviors from people you’ve never even come into contact with. One study suggests that if someone in your broader social network gains weight — even someone a degree or two removed from you — yourContinue reading “Fear is Contagious. Here’s a simple way to protect yourself against it!”

A Simple Formula for Staying Mentally Strong During Tough Times

At one time or another, your mental strength will be tested. Whether you’re dealing with a serious problem, or you’re faced with a financial crisis, tough times are inevitable. And it’s during those tough times that your mental strength will be tested. Without adequate mental strength, life’s inevitable challenges will likely fill you with self-doubtContinue reading “A Simple Formula for Staying Mentally Strong During Tough Times”

How to Prioritize Your Life: 12 Ways to Focus On What Matters

When you learn how to prioritize your life, you can focus with intention on what matters and accomplish your most important goals. Priorities are tricky. There are things you really want to prioritize — like spending more time with family, finding your passion in life, or starting a business. And there are things you have toContinue reading “How to Prioritize Your Life: 12 Ways to Focus On What Matters”

Use These 3 Advertising Secrets As Motivation Hacks!

You can create some powerful motivation hacks by learning techniques from the persuasion business. The reason why you hate being micromanaged by your boss is the same reason why, as a kid, you refused to put your coat on when your mom told you to bundle up. We’re all wired with a knee-jerk “don’t tellContinue reading “Use These 3 Advertising Secrets As Motivation Hacks!”

8 Surprising Habits That Harm Your Brain Health

We all want to stay sharp as we age. But unhealthy choices and unintentional missteps could be messing with your brain health. Here, Rahul Jandial shares which harmful habits are hampering your brainpower, plus tips to keep your cognitive function in fighting shape. 1. Sitting All Day. Sitting all day is detrimental to your overallContinue reading “8 Surprising Habits That Harm Your Brain Health”

My Cure All – Colloidal Silver

Silver’s medicinal use can be seen as far back as silver vessels to keep liquids fresh, or storing wine; to even putting silver dollars in milk to keep it from spoiling. Silver leaf was also put into wounds to fight off infections.  Long before the advent of pharmaceuticals, silver was used as a germicide, antibioticContinue reading “My Cure All – Colloidal Silver”

7 Powerful Reasons Why You Should Believe in Yourself

Some people say it’s resources, luck, background or connections that create successful people. Whereas I surely agree that all these and many other factors influence the path of every individual, the most contributing factor to achieving something significant is self-belief. Without this key ingredient, there’s not a lot that could help you. To put yourself onContinue reading “7 Powerful Reasons Why You Should Believe in Yourself”

6 Ways to Embrace Change Positively

Whether you’re experiencing change as you transition from college to the real world, switching career paths, or dealing with something unexpected in life, here are some ways you can deal with change efficiently and positively.   1. Acknowledge the change  Don’t brush things under the rug. That’s a surefire way to go into denial andContinue reading “6 Ways to Embrace Change Positively”

8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head

Most of us are familiar with that negative voice in our head: The one that tells us we aren’t good enough, that we should stop trying, that we aren’t worthy. But just because that voice exists doesn’t mean we are stuck with it, and there are a number of ways to stop negative talk inContinue reading “8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head”