Monthly Archives: June 2009

3 Stupid Ways to Try to Cheer Yourself Up – and 3 Ways Which Work

When I’ve got a case of the blues, I sometimes cheer myself up by buying a new book or two on Amazon. Perhaps you have some similar habits: you know what cheers you up, whether it’s going shopping, eating a … r

Lost Time

4 Effective Ways to Reclaim Your Lost Time

Time is our most valued asset. Our most precious resource. Many people claim that they are overworked, over-stressed, and incredibly pressed for time. While I don’t know if that’s necessarily true or not, I can say that time is something … r

Career Lessons

8 Powerful Career Lessons They Should’ve Handed Out On Graduation Day

Image courtesy of Rosswell86 It has been 7 years since my graduation day and I still remember the excitement; I was relieved that the ”exam phase” of my life was over; I looked with enthusiam towards my first job. Little … r

6 Motivation Tips When You’re Feeling Depressed

Depression is a difficult illness for even the most iron-willed of individuals. Whether you’re clinically depressed or just in a rut, depression can make basic tasks like cleaning the house, taking a shower and even getting out of bed incredibly difficult and physically and mentally draining. It is important to stay motivated to continue to live your life and work towards feeling better, even when you’re at your lowest point. Here are some simple ways that you can motivate yourself on a daily basis: r

Navigate a Slump

When Talking Doesn’t Work: How To Navigate a Slump

Image courtesy of SeanRock. One tenet you’ll often hear in personal development circles is that “it’s good to talk” or “a burden shared is a burden halved”. Sometimes, though, when feeling down, you’ll talk to a spouse, parent or friend … r

Active Listening

A Powerful Guide To Active Listening

Image courtesy of Joee_halloween We have two ears and one mouth. Just based on our body parts, you’d think we’d all be natural listeners. But we’re really not. You’re born with the ability to hear, but you have to develop … r