12 Things Emotionally & Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

12 Things Emotionally & Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. However, it’s not always the things we do that make the biggest difference in our lives; it’s often the things we avoid doing that have the biggest effect. As human … Read more

38 Emotions You’ve Felt, But Couldn’t Explain

38 Emotions You’ve Felt, But Couldn’t Explain

There are many feelings we can experience without an actual word that describes the sensation. These are like poems. If you get up and read them as such, giving proper weight and pause to each phrase, they are really well done. Especially loved Nighthawk and the one about the lighthouse and death. So true! Sonder … Read more

How To Be Yourself: Accept Yourself As You Are

How To Be Yourself: Accept Yourself As You Are

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde The real you is the person you are when nobody is watching. But when other people enter the picture, things can change. You can change. How do you feel about the way you appear within the context of your life? Are you truly yourself? Do you feel … Read more

9 Life-Changing Gifts You Can Give Yourself

9 Life-Changing Gifts You Can Give Yourself

New scientific research offers surprising ways to shower yourself with tranquility, creativity, longevity and more. 1. Optimism. Look for the silver lining… Buddy DeSylva’s upbeat lyrics to Jerome Kern’s lovely tune provide an appealing call to a positive outlook on life, even in the face of adversity. Indeed, a cheerful disposition can help you get … Read more

How to Forgive Yourself: Learning to Accept Yourself

Guilt is good. Yes! Guilt actually encourages people to have more empathy for others, to take corrective action, and to improve themselves. Self-forgiveness after guilt is self-essential to esteem, which is key to enjoying life and relationships. Yet, for many, self-acceptance remains elusive because of unhealthy guilt. Unhealthy guilt causes anger and resentment, not only … Read more

28 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

28 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

When the journey of self-betterment begins, we are always looking for ways to improve ourselves. It is a constant journey where we must be honest and open to change. Often we find improvement advice can be too metaphysical and theoretical. As a passionate advocate of growth, I’m continuously looking for ways to self-improve. I’ve compiled 28 … Read more

How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts & Thinking

How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts & Thinking

There’s something wrong with me, but it’s not something you can see. I’ve got no scar or suspect rash, no lump or bump or missing limb, no sudden slump or system crash. It’s this old ghost I’ve got, you see. It only shows its face to me. It plants these questions in my head and … Read more

What Should I Do Today? 35 Science-Backed Ways to Live Life Happily

What Should I Do Today 35 Science-Backed Ways to Live Life Happily

How to Live Life Happily? But here you will find a more important question: What Should I Do Today? Happiness is so interesting because we all have different ideas about what happiness is and how to get happiness. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim, and end of human existence.” Aristotle … Read more

5 Reasons Why Your Life is Stuck

A new year has started or maybe a new day, and your life is the same place it was when you did your last ever so frequent retrospection. Nothing has changed, you are still in that damned 9-5, still struggling to pay bills, still hustling for your big break. Going day by day hoping for … Read more

How to Let Go of Fear

How to Let Go of Fear

She Let Go She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of fear. She let go of the judgments.  She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go of all the ‘right’ … Read more