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

5 Reasons to Live in the Now and Take Each Day as it Comes

It's easy to get caught up in planning your future. Planning for a secure and happy future is an important undertaking, but too much attention to a time that is yet to come can greatly inhibit your ability to focus on the here and now.

Right now, at this very moment, you can begin to enjoy your everyday life that is currently flashing unnoticed right before your eyes. Let the future come naturally and live joyfully and willingly in the present moment!

Consider these five reasons that you should start living in the here and now:

Are You A Perfectionist?

Perfectionism is about avoiding feelings of shame and inadequacy. By being perfect, you have permission to not feel bad about yourself. However, you never quite feel good about yourself. As a perfectionist you aren’t trying to achieve something great by avoid the negative feeling of being anything less than perfect.