a comprehensive collection of self improvement articles with a focus on motivation

Why Meditation Doesn’t Always Work and What To Do About It

How often have you carved out time to meditate, only to squander those twenty to thirty minutes obsessively thinking of what you need to accomplish, or drifting off to sleep from exhaustion only to emerge with your anxieties intact? I … r

These 5 Mental Health Tools Will Help You Cope with Any Difficult Situation

Though it may be a surprise for some, mental health problems are commonplace. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nearly 44 million American adults deal with mental health symptoms on an annual basis. That’s nearly 20% of the … r

The Unexpected Benefits of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

At some point in our lives, we may need to change or modify certain aspects of our behaviors and attitudes, perhaps in a bid to improve our productivity at a task or to improve on our interpersonal relationships. This stems … r

6 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Aren’t Always Successful

Did you ever look at someone and think, “Wow, this person’s going to do great things someday.” The person stood out amongst his or her peers. She got straight A’s on her report and was praised by all her teachers. … r

The Missing Piece: How To Choose A Career That’s Right For You

When discovering a more fulfilling career direction, there are several actions I advise my clients to embrace. This includes taking action rather than just thinking, following your curiosity rather than waiting for passion to fall into your lap, and thinking … r

9 Facts That Exercise Helps Reduce Depression and Anxiety

It’s a disheartening fact that an estimated twenty per cent of Australians will suffer from depression and anxiety at some stage of their lives. With a population of approximately twenty-five million that’s around five million people. Although there’s often a … r