Sometimes sh*t happens. If we were happy all the time, we wouldn't be people, we'd be game show hosts. Honor the negative feelings then switch your mindset by focusing on what's next rather than what happened.Read More
Do the opinions of others about you take priority over your opinions of yourself? Should they? Even if they don’t, how do the opinions of others affect how you think of yourself? What other things can impact your opinions of yourself?
Navigating self-perception is hard but understanding how this system works for you can help you to avoid mistakes on your part, or even attacks on it from those around you.Read More
You’re confident, but do you have self-esteem? Or, is it the other way around? Or could it be both?
Confidence and self-esteem are closely related, and they can influence one another but they aren’t exactly the same. Both are good to have, and good to keep in check, but they develop in different situations.Read More
You can be kinder and gentler to yourself while still focusing on ways to improve specific aspects of your life that don’t bring you joy. It’s not an either-or scenario. And silencing your inner critic will give you the freedom and space to explore those possibilities.Read More
Being in a bad mood is the worst and, if you’re in it long enough, it can have some serious repercussions. Having a chronic bad mood can affect your career, friendships, relationships, and more. It causes you to treat others poorly and make negative decisions you wouldn’t ordinarily make.
In this article, we’ll uncover the six ways you can put that chronic bad mood behind you.Read More
Emotional health is vital to our physical and mental welfare. According to The American Psychological Association, emotional health can generate a great deal of success with your health, relationships and in the workplace when managed appropriately, but if left unchecked, your emotional health can also lead to a catastrophic event or series of disastrous episodes in your life. Emotional health provides us with the capacity to readily adapt to change and life stresses.Read More
The available research is invaluable in helping men and women understand why there are such differences in the gender response to emotional situations. Men and women process emotional images and conditions in a very different manner. While the two sexes can learn to adapt their response or interpretation of a particular moment, it is also essential for them to better understand the natural tendencies that exist.Read More
One of the biggest challenges, and most dangerous pitfalls, in relationships today is the confusion between being important and being a priority. We all have people that are important to us, and that we’re important to, but that next level relationship involves being a priority to the other person. It doesn’t matter if they’re friend, family, or romantic partner, there’s certain things that are expected and not acceptable at that 'next level’.Read More
You cannot change the event or the result, but you can change the meaning and emotion you give to it. That is how you begin to change how you view you and your life.
Remember, life does not happen to you, it happens for you.Read More
One of the common desires that people experience in their life is summed up as a well-known saying – “I want to thrive, not just survive.” This can also be interpreted as enjoying life as opposed to simply existing. When there is a deep need for a person to change their way of life, the world has a way of presenting this in the form of a new opportunity to change.Read More
Life-changing moments often occur when we are simply going with the flow. Sometimes by letting go of comfort, adventure comes naturally because we're stopped trying to control every situation that we find ourselves in. There is strength in letting things unfold without intention.Read More
While there is a time and place for fear and it often protects us from truly dangerous experiences, they can also be destructive. With these six steps, you can put fear to one side and start living your life to the fullest.Read More
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
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
Not being able to define your own long-term goals will end up in a life that’s devoid of meaning or direction. You start losing that spark and the motivation to get up each morning wanes.Read More
Giving in allows you to move from "what if" to "what's next".
And that's when the healing begins.Read More