Feel like there's not enough hours in the day? Try these 4 simple tips to reclaim your time and be more productive!
We've heard a lot about a certain contagious illness over the past weeks. Let's explore a contagious emotion that can be deadly too.
Sometimes, people are unhappy with their life circumstance. It may simply be temporary displeasure or it may be something more enduring like depression. Usually, this happens when we feel beaten down by life. Punch after punch, we wish we were living someone else's life.
If you want to be luckier in life, pay attention to what you think and feel when something positive happens in your life. Here are some mentally and emotionally healthy habits of people who act and feel like the luckiest people in the world. Are you ready to join them?
You are never too old to act like a kid. You can bring back the laughter and joy you felt as a kid by acting like a kid. Surprisingly, acting like a kid may aid in longevity.
Having low confidence doesn’t just result in shyness, but that timidness will keep us from taking advantage of opportunities that come our way. Here's how to be more confident so you can take control of your success.
Do you have big dreams? Do you want to be a producer, an influencer, the next great inventor? Perhaps you want to open up a restaurant, be a photojournalist, or work on a yacht. Well guess what? You can! Even if you feel like you don't have support. It's out there.
People can be emotionless in life because of the many unpredictable circumstances that affect their lives. Here I talk about the complexities of everyday emotion and why feeling numb is okay, too.
Don't kick off the new year by falling through on your goals. Use this article to help craft a solid plan that will give you the life you've always wanted!
Setting strong boundaries and learning to say no can help a person avoid stress. Read the directions for setting boundaries, reducing stress, and allowing yourself the happiness you deserve.
Walking a labyrinth path as a form of meditation helps us release the distractions of the outside world in order to give our intuitive Wisdom room to rise to the service and guide us toward achieving our goals and dreams, while integrating the mind-body-spirit connection within us.
We don’t like change, we like things as they are. Not many of us like to be told to change. This can be intimidating, upsetting and downright patronizing. We have the right intentions. Here I tell you how to make change a positive experience and to get the most out of it!
How well do you handle stress, depression, and problems? How well do you live your life? Take these tests to find out.
Self-help has been a growing area of interest since the 1970s. Today, it is embedded in our culture, from motivational quotes to meditation. Getting the most out of it will be the next task at hand.
Most people I know have a “To Do” list. I believe that there’s great value in having a “To Don’t” list as well.
Mindful activities that help you focus and relax encourage a calm and meditative state of being. Colouring-in, walking and art therapy are but a few of these activities which can help you on the path to becoming a more mindful person.
Change your thinking to change your life. Being positive is your choice. Your natural state is a joy. Is your mind making too much noise? Free Yourself from slavery to your mind. Learn how now.
Do you sometimes feel like your possessions have taken on a life of their own? Learning to be comfortable living with less can drastically improve your life. Here's how you can benefit from adopting a minimalist(ish) mindset.
This article goes over nine tips to help raise your confidence. If your confidence levels are low or have hit rock bottom, implementing even just one of these tips will lead you to a boost in your overall self-esteem and confidence.
How do you stay positive when your life gets super hard? Here are some tips for staying positive and being open to good opportunities coming into your life.
Awareness. What is it? What does it do? These questions are grand and cannot simply be answered with mere words. Here, I will talk about my experiences and ways to engage with the awareness. Join me.
There's a world of self help out there helping us scrutinize who we are and our past as a means of discovering ourselves and dissecting our motives and choices, what if there's more to it?
No one ever promised that life would be fair. In fact, it can be tragic and unpredictable. But in your life's journey, you can adapt, persevere, and reach your goals if you have grit and resilience.
Take this opportunity to make your life easier by using these straightforward methods to simplify your life. There's no better time than the present to begin living an easier, more carefree lifestyle.
Hitting rock bottom does not signify that a person’s life is over. It does indicate that you are the one who has to take the initiative to take back your life. You are capable. All you need to do is learn from your mistakes and take the opportunity to do it right the next time.
Self-limiting thinking is negative, destructive, and habit-forming. Success is yours when you change to empowering thoughts. Learn to do this with the following tips and suggestions.
If you’ve tried to achieve goals with little success, then perhaps it’s time to look at goals differently. This article explains how to achieve goals by letting go of blocks you may not even be aware of. Just as importantly you will learn how to be happy with what’s here right now.
It is not what we call ourselves, nor is it our certificates that reveal our healing abilities. It is our determination to learn and focus on evolving into the grandest version of who we are.
Trust yourself in every way possible. It’s scary without a doubt. What will become more frightening is not believing in yourself. If you are not willing to trust that you are worthy, who else will?
A motto is inspirational and motivational. It's even better than a New Year's Resolution. This article discusses some famous mottos and explains how to choose and use a motto for words to live by.
If your possessions own you instead of you owning your possessions, then you should consider becoming a minimalist. Here are some practical tips on how to organize your things and get rid of clutter in your home.
Ironically, in this world of technology and hyper-connectivity, a sense of disconnection from others leaves a vacuum in many people's lives. These four tips will help you reconnect in deep ways.
A highly-effective strategy to reprogram your subconscious mind is to create an affirmation that addresses self-limiting beliefs and then anchor it to a powerful, positive feeling. Learn the step-by-step process to achieve your goals!
Self-care is any activity we do to improve or maintain our mental and emotional wellbeing. It doesn't have to be an expensive spa getaway or indulgent shopping spree. There are plenty of ways to engage in self-care without the price tag!
Clutter can dictate the quality of your life, your socializing, and how you feel about yourself. If the dream of being organized is elusive, there is hope. You can manage your feelings & your things.
I know, being creative is hard, but read this article and you'll know that experiencing even the tiniest bit of creativity is a piece of cake.
Hating someone is a primitive emotion of self-preservation. It often acts as a shield to protect us from our own emotions. It is important to understand why we hate anyone to be able to understand and help ourselves.
Do you ever feel that if your mind and heart were aligned you could experience less uncertainty and an increased sense of peace in your life?
There are times in our lives when we have to let go of aspects of ourselves for survival or to fit in. Learn how to reclaim lost parts of your personality to feel fully alive and complete.
You don't have to be a dancer to live like one with these 7 tips for self improvement. Live like a dancer!
If you're an introvert like I am, making chitchat can be a struggle. Unless you want to be a social outcast, though, you need to embrace it or, at least, make peace with it. After all, it can lead to career opportunities, build relationships, and make your life more enjoyable.
Are you having trouble getting yourself to be productive? Is there a big task that you need to do, but you just can't get started? Here are some powerful ways to motivate yourself.
Setting a plan and holding yourself accountable is one way to stick to your goals. Another way is to always keep the end goal in sight even if you mess up along the way.
When my son got diagnosed with autism, family and friends turned their backs, leaving me shocked and bitter. Find out how to become a loving and compassionate human being again after a heartbreak.
This article tries to define what “motivation” and “discipline” are, what is holding us back from achieving our dreams, and what can we do about it.
Minimalism isn't about deprivation. It's about cherishing and creating space for thought and being present. If you are overwhelmed by clutter—be it mental, material, or social—minimalism might be for you. I've learned that it takes some time to embrace this new lifestyle, but you can do it.
Tips and advice on becoming more positive in your life and career. Turn a negative attitude into a positive mood, and use mind over matter to overcome negative emotions.
We should all take the time to conduct ‘internal research’ to figure out what actually gets us excited. 'Productivity' as it is usually defined should not always be our default state of being.
There are numerous benefits to positive thinking, and negative feelings cause unwanted results. Goals, health and ways to stay positive are all discussed in this article. The way the brain works with positive and negative thoughts is explained.
All good things must come to an end. Here are five ways to overcome those "after special occasion blahs" that sometimes arise after festivals, vacations, holidays, and other special times have ended.
Words have the power to make us feel all kinds of emotions. When we are deliberate about the words that we use, we can be unstoppable and achieve all of our goals. When we use the wrongs words, we can unintentionally sabotage ourselves. Learn how the words you use can help you achieve weight loss.
Wise living means setting priorities that align with your Christian values and beliefs which enable you to enjoy a satisfying and purposeful life.
Are you feeling apathetic because nothing seems to matter anymore? Read this before you waste the rest of your life being a zombie.
Are you an active participant in your own life? Live like you mean it! How letting go of my smart phone taught me to live life more fully.
As I approach the milestone of turning sixty, I am feeling comtemplative. Read along to learn how to embrace the good in each decade of life and move forward with zeal and enthusiasm.
We all have dreams that we would like to achieve during our lifetime. However, it can be difficult to get started sometimes. If you're having trouble getting motivated, try these steps.
Rewarding yourself can be a great way to gain the motivation to make healthy changes in your life. This article provides a comprehensive list of ways to reward yourself.
In this series, a real life coach offers solutions to real problems. We'll look at where you are, where you'd like to be and how to get there. I've included some practical tips and suggestions to help live your best life today. Forget resolutions. Today we start a new way of thinking.
Life can get hectic and it is easy to get overwhelmed during stressful times. It is also easy to lose our motivation when we begin to handle too much. Can you relate? If so, here are some ways that you can rediscover your motivation!
The New Year is a time for resolutions. Self-improvement is commendable, but the ultimate goal should be on the soul.
All our lives we are told not to be a quitter because quitters never win, but often times the key to our success is quitting.
As a life coach, I'll help you figure out where you are, where you'd like to be and how to get there. I've included some practical tips and suggestions to help live your best life today, as we explore core values and priorities.
Successful people consistently exhibit a Proactive Mindset characterized by confidence and tenacity in the face of a challenge. Unsuccessful people demonstrate a Reactive Mindset associated with uncertainty and the tendency to retreat when they get frustrated. Which are you?
Learn about how the Kaizen method, a philosophy of making simple, gradual improvements in your life, can enhance your health, boost your prosperity and enrich your relationships.
Studies show that intelligence accounts for just 30 percent of what you achieve in life. Mental strength plays a much more significant role. Here are 7 things you can do to become mentally strong.
Do you experience angry outbursts you can't control? Is your anger getting in the way of your daily life? Read on for tips on how to keep your anger in check and how to be happier.
Can’t stop checking your phone? Feeling tired all the time? Smartphone addiction may be a major contributor to your chronic stress and anxiety. Here are 5 practical steps to break your smartphone addiction for good and improve your quality of life.
No matter what we do in life, there will be critics that will try to alter our journeys. Since we can never get rid of criticism, we should find ways to deal with it.
Before you make New Year's resolutions, review these common reasons people fail at New Year's resolutions and learn what you can do to succeed and reach your goals.
Create a life you love by first starting with a foundation that is strong and balanced. Here are tips on how on what one must do to live a balanced, happy life.
Suffering from mental health issues can be awful and leave you feeling hopeless. Blogging is a great way to express yourself, and it benefits your mental health in many ways.
The key to making your dreams come true is to create goals you can act on. Following these steps will help you create goals which are specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and time-bound. You'll hold yourself to them and succeed more often!
Are you always running late to work or school? Does it feel like you're rushing around every morning to get ready? Here are some quick tips to get you where you want to go on time.
Some books are written to change people's lives. I have read at least five books that changed my life. Hopefully, this article will encourage you to let these books change your life also.
The positive attitude and emotional awareness of the Japanese seem even more conducive to their health and longevity than their healthy diets, life outdoors and green tea.
“A principle is not merely a fundamental truth, but principles must serve as the very first source of every decision we make along the road to success.” ― Richie Norton
Over 70% of us never achieve our New Year's resolutions, but it's not because we lack the willpower or the motivation. Here's how to set ambitious goals you can achieve.
Focusing on your passion alone can land you in serious trouble. A balance between passion and curiosity is necessary to maintain inner peace and balance. Understanding the limitations and possibilities of passion and curiosity will help you avoid running into emotional and/or mental blocks.
A good start to your morning can help brighten up the rest of your day. Not a morning person? Don’t worry, this article is perfect for you! Follow these tips for a better morning and day!
The secret to changing your life is changing your mindset. Here, I provide general and fun tips to help you improve your mindset. No matter what area you want to improve, it all starts in the mind. This list may inspire you to dig deeper into yourself.
In a fast-paced world with high demands on our day-to-day lives, it's harder than ever to monitor our personal health and wellness. Read on for tips on how to better care for yourself.
I have found that being more spontaneous and less rigid and planned has added infinitely more joy and freedom to my life. Read along how you might create a more spontaneous life for yourself.
Here are different methods I have used to increase my self-confidence that I think others will find helpful. I include reasons why you may have low self-esteem, what you can do to better it, and how to set goals and achieving them.
Are you ready to step out into a new direction but need help getting started? Here are six steps to creating a positive change. A Christian perspective.
Are you afraid to make a New Year’s resolution because you think that you won’t be able to keep it? Here are 5 good reasons to make those resolutions anyway, no matter how hard you think it will be.
The long-term benefits need to be considered to make effective decisions. This is a review of how to accomplish that and change your life for the better.
Procrastination affects everyone. Though not necessarily bad, it has the potential of turning into a nasty, evil killer of dreams and success. So, how do you beat procrastination effectively?
Everyone encounters problems. It is how you react to the problems that define whether you are resilient or not. If you want to effectively bounce back and adapt to stress, read this article!
This guide is a collection of tips, exercises, and advice I've come across throughout the years, along with some realizations of my own.
Here’s a crafty tip for how to 'adjust your attitude' each day and try on a wider range of outlooks on life, one day at a time.
Our belief system is our guide. Where is your belief system guiding you? Understand this to achieve more for yourself.
A background on what leads a person to feel the need or desire to find themselves with activities to help them on their path.
Is every evening at home the same as the last? Realise at the end of the week that you've done nothing but work, eat and sleep? Try some things on this list for greater productivity and lifestyle!
We often find ourselves having to make difficult, big decisions. Whether it's where to send your child to school, where to work, or where to settle down, there is no shortage of options. Rather than rush in, here are five questions to ask yourself first.
The law of attraction is a great way to draw positivity into your life. Learn how to write your own affirmations and use them to bring happiness, wealth, and health into your life.
During the month of my 50th birthday, I spent time reflecting upon my life and the lessons I've learned. Some were serious, some sad, and some funny. The most important thing I learned is we are always learning, no matter how old we get or how wise we think we have become.
Learn how clearing clutter from your social and work schedules can help you feel more balanced and refreshed.
Many people look at most obstacles as if they can be brute-forced, but this can leave you drained after you work harder than you do smarter. Here is a simple, step-by-step system to conquering every obstacle you may face, in the most efficient way possible.
It's easy to roll out of bed and head straight to work, but you could be sabotaging your long-term success in life and at work. Here are seven activities to consider adding to your morning routine that will inspire, motivate, and drive success.
Lao Tzu said "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." Here I offer 8 lessons from nature to help you slow down your daily pace, maximize your efficiency, and accomplish everything you need.
A discussion of the role biorhythms play in setting intentions. Pairing firm and detailed expectations with careful timing often yield good results.
Being alone can not only be stressful, but it can also inhibit the personal and professional growth of individuals. How does one avoid being alone in the first place?
None of us are perfect, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t strive to improve ourselves. Here are ten habits you should start integrating into your everyday life to become a better, more genuine person.
Many people make and break New Year's resolutions every year. Instead of thinking about them as resolutions that can be tossed aside this year, consider making goals for very specific new habits for a new year. These you can conquer a little at a time, in your own way, and see success at every step.
Here are some ways to nurture and strengthen your inner resources so that you can weather unexpected events and challenging circumstances in your life.
Raising your self-esteem doesn't happen overnight, but with daily practice, time, patience and love, you can raise your self-esteem to a healthy level. As someone who has personally battled with low self-esteem these are a few methods that have worked for me and for others.
You can't be loyal to anyone or anything until you learn to be loyal to yourself first. The following steps will help change your life as you find the true you.
Are YOU a Highly Sensitive Person? Have you ever been called "too sensitive" or been told to "lighten up?" You might want to read Dr. Elaine Aron's book on the topic-- it could change your life!
Having an open mind and heart is the way to achieve harmony and balance in your life. People who criticize your beliefs may not have an open mind and heart.
Looking for new ideas for good deeds that you can easily incorporate into your day? Here are 10 ideas you may not have thought of before. These will make other people (and you!) very happy.
Life balance varies for different people based on the priorities they set for their life. You will need to do a personal evaluation to find out if you are living a balanced life and take steps to achieve life balance and flourish.
We are so influenced by our parents or caregivers, church instructors, school teachers, relatives, and friends. Every difficult situation we have encountered in life, whether we choose to believe it or not, has actually offered a lesson in life.
Who doesn't love enjoying a pint of their favourite brand of alcohol every night? However, the sooner you stop drinking, the better your life will turn out to be.
Through the Brownian process of living, we have ironically found that comfort is not a good state of being. We only grow through sacrifice and discomfort. Here is why you should embrace discomfort in your life.
Spiritual cleansing of negative energy is easy if you know how to get rid of it. Learn to attract positive forces and rid yourself of damaging negative energy today. Get rid of that bad mojo!
Our avoidance is caused by stress, not laziness, therefore, we don’t need willpower. We need to reduce the stress we associate with what we are trying to accomplish. These 5 techniques will improve your motivation and help you overcome procrastination and achieve your goals.
Simple steps we all can take toward lives filled with wonder and pleasure. Implementing these steps will make you feel more connected to our world and inclined to protect our natural home.
When life is going too fast and you just need a break, try one of these ideas to relax and treat yourself!
Self-compassion is showing ourselves the same loving kindness that we show our loved ones. One way to do this is to treat yourself regularly to something you enjoy.
A hardcore resolutions and planning fan shares her top 6 tips to design goals that are effective, long-lasting, and permanent.
Self-esteem is often defined as confidence in one's own self worth or abilities. Low self-esteem can ultimately leave you feeling sad, anxious, unproductive, and unable to achieve your goals.
In life, wherever we look or focus our attention, we will tend to steer ourselves in that direction.
Codependency prevents people from finding peace and meeting their full potential. Follow incremental steps to heal yourself from your codependent habits.
Is it wrong to act in anger if you follow the law of attraction, and does it cut you off from experiencing positive manifestations? Let's explore.
After a while, your paycheck stops becoming the only motivation for you to go to work. Yes, we all have expenses, but what happened to pursuing your dream? Life happened, that's what happened.
Having the ability to communicate authentically will build strong relationships based on honesty and integrity, making it your greatest accomplishment.
Life without goals is like driving without a road map—and expecting to reach your destination. Setting goals will help you achieve your dreams.
Fear is often the biggest barrier between people and their greatest goals and dreams. Choosing courage over fear increases confidence and empowerment, and it can transform dreams into realities.
Trusting your intuition can help you make the best decisions. This article explains the way the mind works when making decisions, and it also explains the benefits of intuitive thinking. Ways to improve your intuition are included.
Did you finally find your niche? Did you fall into your groove? Are you attracting less drama than usual? Well, why are you constantly looking over your shoulder for something bad to happen?
Journaling can help you relieve your stress and help you overcome your depression. In this article, I will share with you some tips for starting out on your journey to journaling.
Is free will an illusion? Are our choices truly our own or the product of external influences? Discover how to develop greater self-awareness and control.
Need inspiration to get going no matter what? These 5 books can help you achieve that! Must read Inspirational books that can make a huge impact on your lives.
Did you know that there are six different "styles" of procrastination? From the perfectionist to the dreamer, the crisis-maker to the defier, find out which style you are and how to change your ways.
Do you wake up in the morning dreading the day ahead? Here are eight steps to take your life in a new, positive direction.
The little girl inside us can bring us both joy and frustration. Healing her is healing yourself, making life sweeter (and less ridiculous...who wants to be controlled by a 5-year old?).
Don't get the winter blues just because you don't like snow! Living in Maine is beautiful, but if you are someone like me that does not enjoy freezing temperatures, then check out some of my ideas!
Here are 4 tips to weed drowsiness out from the study equation without having to overdose on caffeine and to improve your study experience.
I face rejection every day as a writer and as a 26-year-old Latina who refused to conform to gender and cultural norms. Sometimes the pain is so great I feel as though I can't go on. In this article, I give some objective sociological insights and personal tips on how to cope with ongoing rejection.
The new year offers an opportunity to grow and change. This article offers three easy steps to help you sort out your resolutions and intentions and create positive, lasting change that will improve your life and your outlook. You can live your best life today, and this article gets you started.
Feeling blue? Everyone feels “down in the dumps” sometimes. Here are 12 easy things you can do to chase the blues away and lift depression.
In this article, several quotations about finding peace of mind are provided. I've also included different activities people like to do to find peace of mind.
We all have goals we want to smash. It's helpful to remember certain principles to catalyze momentum towards our goals. These four concepts will help guide you while you work to achieve your goals.
Have you ever struggled to find the motivation to do something you consider to be important, but you've kept procrastinating? Maybe you've been thinking about motivation in the wrong way.
You may think you've got the world fooled, but unless you've done the hard work of overcoming the causes of your insecurity, you're 'act' is bound to spring a leak eventually.
Are you annoyed by people who always comment on how busy they are? This preoccupation with being constantly on-the-go is prevalent in American society but actually inhibits creativity and innovation.
When a door closes, is there any way to see the positive? Here are six viewpoints that may allow you to find the positive in the face of adverse circumstances.
You can enrich your life by being conscious of what matters to you and being mindful of your values. Here are some virtues to consider.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is designed to help children and adults who have a problem with learning, remembering or other brain skill problems. CBT is explained in this article. Methods of improving brain function are also discussed. Cognitive training goals are explained.
Do you have all the answers to life's questions? Time is an excellent teacher because it is with experience that you gain wisdom. Take a 50 year trip with me and learn some valuable lessons . . .
Often we declutter our houses and workplaces but we never declutter our minds. The mind should be decluttered regularly to enhance productivity and live a life free from frustration, mental health issues and physical ailments too. These 10 things will declutter your mind and rejuvenate your life.
If you could go back and do some things differently in your life, maybe you would be happier, maybe your life would be easier, or maybe you wouldn't be here at all. You experience situations in life for a reason, and everything you do along the way makes you who you are. Keep from looking back.
Can daily positive affirmations make a difference in your life? You've got nothing to lose by trying a few personal affirmations every day for a month. You might be surprised by what happens.
Is your morning routine always the same? Is it a slog just to get out of bed to get ready for the day? Then you need to change your morning routine, and it can be done in just 15 minutes.