We’ve all heard that we can’t be stuck in the past and that we have to move on with our lives, but have you ever stopped to think about it? Why should you move on from the past? Well, frankly, because it can affect nearly every other aspect of your life if you don’t.Read More
Shame is similar to guilt, but more personal. You might feel guilty for stealing a TV last month, but you might feel shame for being a thief. When you feel guilty, you feel bad about a particular event. Shame is more pervasive and personal.Read More
Living life to the fullest, means you get everything out of life that you possibly can, whatever that might mean to you.
Once you realize this meaning in your own life, then you can make a plan on how you will get there, after all, there are no results without action.Read More
The sooner you learn how to mitigate your negative thoughts and replace them with positive ones the sooner you will be able to start living your life to the full. Negative self-talk is a major stumbling block in your journey to living a fulfilling life. In fact, it might just be the only thing that is holding you back.Read More
Most all major corporations and small businesses have a mission statement. Why? Because it hones in on the purposes and goals of the company. A mission statement gives people a clear and unarguable guide to what the company aims to achieve.
A ‘Life Mission Statement’ statement can do the same for you, which is your personal life’s mission and the kind of statement we are talking about here.Read More
Right now, at this very moment – what do you want? Empty your feelings onto a sheet of paper and review it later. It might not make a whole lot of sense initially, it's essentially free writing to direct you. It isn't about doing something because your brain is telling you to, it's about relying on your intuition to lead you.Read More
Everyone experiences sadness at times. Sometimes, life just gets you down. However, you don’t have to take sadness lying down. The ability to self-soothe is one of the most important skills a person can have at their disposal.Read More
Hanging on to pain, bitterness and disappointment from a past conflict is a heavy burden. It affects your moods, attitudes, relationships, job and all aspects of your life. Negativity eats away at your self-esteem and destroys any possibility of a life free from pain.
Hanging onto past negativity isn't necessary. No matter what your history contains, you can learn to release it and move forward into a life filled with contentment and joy.Read More
The best way to move forward is to forgive the past. If you can't change the past, you might as well learn to accept it and move on. You'll be glad you did once you see just how bright your future can be when you regain control of your life.
Make the conscious decision, today, to live your life free from pain and resentment.Read More
You are different from everyone else. Celebrate that. You offer a unique perspective in this game called life. We should all be thanking you. If you are constantly comparing yourself, it means you aren’t happy with who you are.Read More
While our attitudes towards things are somewhat inherent, it is possible to change the way that you think about things, thus learning to be more optimistic about events. While the process is not as simple as reciting positive quotes to yourself, it really is as simple as teaching yourself to look at every situation from different angles in order to improve your attitude about it.Read More
The benefits of positive thinking are real and if you are a somewhat negative person there are steps that you can take in order to become more positive about life. The first thing that you will need to do is to step back from each situation and reach for the positives instead of instinctively believing the negative thoughts that enter.Read More
When you focus on something--the vacation you're going to take, the meeting you're about to go into, the project you want to launch--that focus instantly creates ideas and thought patterns you wouldn't have had otherwise. Even your physiology will respond to an image in your head as if it were reality.Read More
These conversations are necessary from time to time. Yes, they can be difficult, they can be painful, and could end up with one or both people crying, yet in the end it is better for all parties involved to have them.
Here are some tips on how to make having these conversations a little easier and a little more productive.Read More
Is it possible that you are doing too much? Well… yes it is. Too much of anything isn’t good (You knew that already) and it’s entirely possible to overextend yourself in almost any situation.Read More
Having a purpose is like having a tune-up. When you have a life purpose, you will feel energized, focused, and alive, knowing that there is no time to lose. You will know where you are headed and you will be clear on which steps to take in order to get you there.
Your compass will be set and you can share what you are great at and what you love with others who will be grateful to receive your gifts. Having a purpose will give your life meaning and you will feel able to accomplish anything.
There is nothing new about these ideas, but there is a lack of awareness of how fulfilling your relationships truly are. If you aren't meeting, the standards above it may be time to reassess how you proceed with them. Being aware of the state of your relationships will help you prioritize them and maintain them.Read More
Each mistake we make is a chance to learn and grow. We can take the 4 types of mistakes and see how we can use even stupid mistakes as an opportunity to strengthen our character and resolve.Read More