Category Archives: Know Yourself

Why solitude is sometimes a good thing

Solitude is imperative for some people—it’s their way of life. It can be when they unwind, regroup, make discoveries, get creative, and even find love—self-love. Others go to great lengths to avoid it. Solitariness has been so negatively stigmatized by the human race that people have developed a fear of being alone—monophobia. Monophobia, sometimes also…

Do you actually take care of yourself?

You take care of yourself, right? I mean, we’re all grown ups. We feed ourselves. We go to sleep at (hopefully) reasonable hours. We go to work so we can afford to live. We pay all those pesky bills. Wait—those are responsibilities. What about self-care? Self-care goes above and beyond responsibility. It means loving yourself and…

The past

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Smile when you think of the past.   « Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss   You choose what you want to remember. You transform the past according to your desire. Bits by bits, you change the past in your mind.   “The past is malleable and flexible, changing as…

Happiness, not endless sacrifice, drives success at work

“I’m working harder than ever before… and I don’t know if it’s worth it anymore.” Hearing these words from my friend “Sian” worried me a lot. As senior vice president of sales at a well-respected company, Sian is smart, emotionally intelligent, and wise — just the kind of person we want leading a company. The…

Create Your Own Luck

Desires, Ambitions, Potential, Purpose, Luck, Destiny Does anyone feel weighed down by these words? I used to.But not anymore. I used to think about the reasons of anyone’s existence or what is the purpose of life.What are ambitions for?What is my potential? Is everything destined? Conflict is the essence of the self.I’ve decided to shut…

Awaken to the Sight of YOUR-Self

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Inspired by thoughts of cultivation.  I can’t help but think about what a rush people are in. To be this or that, be here and there. Rushing all over the place without a thought of what it is they might be missing. I know I’ve touched on a similar topic in a past post but…

How creativity can help you be healthier

Have you ever come down with feelings of exhaustion or sickness, like a sore throat, when you’ve felt sad or stressed? It might seem a little hippie-dippy, but your emotions have a ton to do with how you feel physically. We reached out to Dr. Chris Gilbert, the author of The Listening Cure: Healing Secrets of an…