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Quick Tips to Battle Depression

While depression is a serious illness, you can fight back against it and win if you know what to do when it strikes. If your depression is severe, however, it's important to seek the advice from your doctor. Most people with depression, though, have a mild to moderate form, and they can do a lot … Continue reading Quick Tips to Battle Depression

9 Ways to Benefit from Criticism

Would you rather hear that you have beautiful eyes or that you’re a horrible dancer? Compliments are easy to take. Criticism isn’t quite as easy. But criticism can be invaluable to your long-term success. Criticism is nothing more than advice in disguise. You can choose to benefit from it or ignore it. However, not all … Continue reading 9 Ways to Benefit from Criticism

Creating a Healthy Mindset

Do you feel you could use a healthier attitude toward life? Would you like to approach things in a different way? Is a healthier lifestyle attainable? Even if you find yourself leaning toward a pessimistic attitude, you can still achieve a healthy mindset. You just need to go about it in the right way. How … Continue reading Creating a Healthy Mindset

Don’t Fence Me In: 4 Practical Types of Boundaries

We are so much of a YES, YES, YES society. How often do you take on extra projects, problems or work, when your time is already full, to-do list brimming, and your mind is already full with stuff we are doing or have to do? How often do you take on more when your plate … Continue reading Don’t Fence Me In: 4 Practical Types of Boundaries

I carefully plan the paths I choose

Each new day brings me an opportunity to work towards my biggest goals. I remain conscious that I am blessed with the benefit of planning my life. The paths I take are carefully selected because I am thankful to have a chance to plan them. It is important to me to make the most of … Continue reading I carefully plan the paths I choose

Beware of Relaxation Induced Anxiety and Know How to Spot It

Have you ever tried calming down but instead of calming calming down you just feel more anxious? You have plenty of company. Research suggests that about 15% of the population is prone to relaxation induced anxiety, even though anyone may feel these effects under certain conditions. Relaxation induced anxiety is what happens when your efforts … Continue reading Beware of Relaxation Induced Anxiety and Know How to Spot It

Defining Your Own Personal Success

What is your version of personal success? Some may define success as having a lot of money, others feel successful if they are loved by many. Others define success as being healthy and giving back to the community, while others define success as having plenty of material things. But how do you define success? Everyone … Continue reading Defining Your Own Personal Success

How Self-Reflection Can Make You Happier and More Successful

  Self-reflection seems to be a dying art. People either feel they don’t have the time or that it’s a waste of time. Others are afraid to take a good, long, hard look at themselves. This is a mistake, because there is so much to be gained by examining yourself and your past. Self-reflection provides … Continue reading How Self-Reflection Can Make You Happier and More Successful

5 Life Lessons From Warren Buffett

You might be wondering what super-investor Warren Buffett can teach us about life. Warren Buffett (image from the ceo library) You might be thinking that he knows a lot about money, but that has little to do with being an expert on life. You might be surprised. Warren is famous for his simple lifestyle and love … Continue reading 5 Life Lessons From Warren Buffett

My life is an adventure

  Life is an amazing gift. From the miracle of conception to the mystery of the ever after, life is truly divine. I am in charge of my life and I can choose what kind of life I lead. It is up to me and only me to make my life whatever I want it … Continue reading My life is an adventure