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The ability to pursue goals effectively is critical for sustaining positive change -- it's important to get it right. This blog highlights strategies that researchers have found to be helpful in leading positive personal and societal change, including goal type, monitoring progress, and motivating others to take action.
Gratitude is a state of feeling grateful towards something or someone, and it comes from the Latin word "gratus," which mean pleasing, agreeable and thankful -- so to be grateful is to be filled with thanks.
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I've made no secret of the fact that I am someone who has a history with depression and eating disorders; in fact I've written about this here and here. I'm also someone who has used my past battles a...
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Learning when to say "no" can be the greatest gift in your life. Because when you say "yes" to people or projects in order to not lose respect in people's eyes, what you do is lose respect for yoursel...
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A few months ago, a lovely little birdie (aka my smart, insightful sister) told me something that I took to heart. She said "You don't want to be the reason you fail." If I work so hard and burnout, I will not be able to build a successful company.
If you've ever felt regret over eating a piece of cake, but told yourself you just couldn't help it, you know exactly how hard it is to overcome temptations. But what if you took a few minutes — 12 in...
Most of us can relate to feeling sad or moody, and having a piece of chocolate as a pick-me-up. Many of us do this because we may be blissfully distant or unaware of our emotions. Below, I will describe the difference between emotional eating and physiological eating. Here are some tell-tale signs that we are emotionally eating.
Just imagine... A happy, successful, life where playtime is as fulfilling as work-time. Relationships become opportunities for joy, sharing and lots of close, meaningful contact that is mutually satisfying. But seriously, we're talking about a full life for teens and young adults. Let's face it, the teenage years are not easy and they're not drama-free. Basically a lot about them suck.