Living a Life of Purpose: Breaking Away From the Mental Shackles

If you ask a child of 12 or 13 what she wants to do with her life, it’s a futile exercise. At that age, most children don’t quite know what they want. It’s all about the shiny object of the … r

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Make an Impact

In 1726, at the ripe age of 20, Benjamin Franklin created a habit-tracking system to help him live a more successful life. On each day of the week, he would give himself a crossmark for the virtues he failed to … r

How to Help a Partner Struggling With Clinical Depression

When I first met my wife, I had no idea that she had a history of clinical depression.  Of course, she had told me about it before we were married, but I did not really know what that meant.  I … r

6 Simple Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt

6 Simple Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt

You’ll never be good enough. You can’t do it. Stop wasting your time. That’s the voice inside your head trying to prevent you from success. Think you’re alone? Think again. We often assume that successful, confident people never have any … r

Top 5 Tips to Make Negativity Work in Your Favor with “Negativity Wisdom”

I am happy to be called a negative person. It took me years to realize that you don’t need to be made of positivity rainbows in order to be happy and I now proudly own my negativity. We have been … r

5 Signs Your Therapy Is Working

Most people take that initial plunge into therapy with the highest of hopes. We want to make real changes in our lives. We want to be more successful. We want to be in control of our emotions. In short, we … r