How to Stop Beating Yourself Up

“Don’t beat yourself up.” This is pretty common advice to stop the guilt concerning something that you either did or failed to do. Beating yourself up for a long period of time is unproductive and exhausting, so it is best to do...

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When You Think It's Impossible

On a clear, sunny day, look at the sky. Do you see the stars? They’re there. You just can’t see them because the sun is out and shining brighter than the stars. But just because the sun is shining, it doesn’t mean that the stars...

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Advice You Need to Hear: Grow Up!

Okay. I’m just going to say it because maybe no one has told you this for awhile. 

Grow up. Stop acting like a child and just grow the hell up.

We all need to hear this occasionally, especially if you are not telling yourself this...

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How Emotions Affect You Without You Knowing It

Have you ever listened to a scary movie with the volume muted? It’s certainly not very scary. The slow movement down long corridors looks like the characters may be inspecting the decor. The flash of a child running by could be a youth...

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Things to Consider

Have you ever wondered any of these following points? I highly encourage you to take some time to reflect on each question.

  • Why do you let in the criticism, but not the compliments? 
  • Why does your spouse’s tardiness mean he/she...
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When Being Yourself Isn't Good Enough

“Be yourself.” This is some pretty common advice. I’ve given it and I’ve gotten it. It is great advice when it comes to making an impression, whether that is in speaking with others, meeting a new person, or getting to know...

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How to Put Up For Yourself

Life is full of things that can knock you down. From a boss who says things that get under your skin, to the kids seemingly ganging up on you; from the friend or significant other who critiques you, to the coworkers who seem to be building a case...

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Dare to Be Different

Years ago, Dad once asked me to sew a new button on his work shirt. He had no idea what was coming. Yes, I replaced the missing button in question. But then I dug though the rest of the button container, and sought out about 5 of the biggest,...

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Appreciation Versus Gratitude

The terms gratitude and appreciation are often used interchangeably, but have you ever paused to consider the difference?

Gratitude is expressing or showing your thanks for something or someone. It’s like, “Honey, thanks for painting...

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How to Create your Future Today

There is no shortage of evidence that we are in the future. Computers in our pockets, cars that drive themselves, voice-activated devices were all once just futuristic ideas, but now they are our reality. Yesterday, we could only dream of today.

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