How Reading Has Helped Me Grow As A Person

how reading has helped me

Books, books, books, I never thought I would say it but I actually love reading books. I never used to read. I hated it. To me, it was the most boring thing to do. I mean, why read when you can just turn on the TV and get all of the news and entertainment youRead more

Dealing With Changes – 6 Strategies That Help Me To Manage Change

dealing with changes

Life is constantly changing. Just when you start to get comfortable, life decides to throw a massive curveball at you. Some changes are in your control, and sometimes they aren’t. Our mood, our jobs, our relationships with others, our perception of the world around us, all of these are just a few of the commonRead more

How to Handle Rejection and The Feeling of Being Rejected

how to handle rejection

Rejection is never something that is fun to deal with. We have all experienced it before, and for the most part, we all hate the feeling that it leaves. It causes hurt, it causes a feeling of defeat, and it causes us to feel down upon ourselves – almost as if we doubt that weRead more

7 Ways To Love Yourself More Today Than Ever Before

love yourself more today

You have probably heard it many times before, but before you can truly learn to love others, you much first learn to love yourself. But what does it mean to love yourself? How do you actually learn to love yourself today than ever before? What if you are in such a bad place mentally thatRead more

Quieting Negative Self-Talk and Building Confidence

Quieting Negative Self-Talk and Building Confidence

I don’t necessarily think it’s a secret that this isn’t going to be a change that’s going to happen overnight. Learning to quiet negative self-talk and building confidence is going to be a practice that is going to most likely consume months, years, and even decades of your life. Let’s just put it this way:Read more

7 Ways to Be Mentally Stronger When You Feel Depressed

be mentally stronger when you feel depressed

I am writing this because I wish I would have seen something like this earlier – I wish somebody would have taught me how to be mentally stronger during the dark days. This past weekend was a bit of a struggle for me. I was mentally exhausted, emotionally drained, and was in one of thoseRead more

5 Ways to Be More Positive When You Are Feeling Down

5 ways to be more positive

Being positive can sometimes feel like a daunting challenge, especially when you are stuck in a negative rut. At the same time, however, it’s not always as difficult as you may think. When you are stuck in a negative rut, it can seem incredibly difficult to focus on anything that is good, but once youRead more

Don’t Feel Guilty For Saying No

saying no

Every single day, we are bombarded with requests. From email, text, calls, all the way to physical interactions, the requests are constant. How we respond to these requests will drastically determine the course of our days. They determine how we respond to other commitments, the goals that we want to achieve, and to the timeRead more

5 Ways To Overcome Negative Thoughts

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Do you find yourself dealing with negative thoughts? Is there that little voice inside of your head that is telling you that you aren’t good enough – the same voice that causes anxiety, stress, and depression? What are some of the things that you can do to overcome negative thoughts?  Negative thoughts are incredibly difficultRead more

What It’s Like To Live A Life By Numbers

life by numbers

It’s true what is said about life, it really is a numbers game. Well, at least it is for me. I have always lived a life that has been controlled by numbers. Ever since my younger days, I remember always being fascinated with numbers. My favorite game to play with my grandma was Go Fish.Read more