The One Secret to Becoming Smarter (Hint: It’s not what you think)

We all want to know the one secret to becoming smarter, don’t we? If you search for “ways to become smarter” on the internet, you will get a lot of crazy suggestions. Maybe some more than others. After all, do … r

7 Nuggets to Help You Take Control of Your Life After Abuse

If you have been abused, it is very likely that you will feel the effects of that abuse in all your future relationships.  It could be with your spouse, your friends, your family, and your children. Imagine what it would … r

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5 Stress Management Tips When Things Get Out of Hand

It’s absolutely normal to feel powerless when you encounter stress, but to think that there’s nothing you can do about it is definitely not normal. You can avoid things from getting out of control by taking charge of your thoughts, … r

Forget SMART Goals and Try This Instead

For four years, I struggled using SMART Goals that got me nowhere. I experienced psychological pressure and pain from always feeling like I would never be enough until I reached some magically self-created utopia through achieving my goals. I never … r

6 Ways To Satisfy a Hungry Heart

“…emptiness can never be eliminated, although the experience of it can be transformed.” -Mark Epstein Ever feel out of control? Ever feel so empty you can’t be satisfied? A couple of weeks ago, that’s how I felt. It was the … r

The Hidden Power of Smiling

Between everyday stresses, busy schedules, and the many responsibilities you undoubtedly have on your plate, it can be easy to get into a rut of negative thoughts and self-defeating behavior. What you might not know is that you have a … r