Throw yourself into your passion and miracles happen. It can be your work or it can be something you only do at weekends, as a hobby. It doesn't matter. What matters is that you are enjoying yourself, coming alive, getting to know what makes you tick.
It's not uncommon for parents to offer their children a "reward" to get them to comply with a rule. But these are not rewards -- these are bribes.
Finally, as I am encroaching on 40, I think I've found myself. I remember who I am. I am a slobbery fool. I am a confident adult. I dance in the living room and sing off-key. I still have no fashion sense. And, even though I have to fight for it now, I'm happy again.
Eventually, you're going to have to make the leap. It's better to do it quick, like ripping a band aid. It is my personal belief that people are rewarded when they take the risk to put themselves out there. Blind faith comes with the territory of being an entrepreneur.
Have you ever woken up and gone into your day with an intention to eat well, stick to your workout routine and be 'good'? Probably. I've done it t...
In the age of awakening and empowerment we often mistake an empowered woman with a negative and unattainable image. Hardly this is the case. Here is a list of the traits and behaviors an empowered woman holds and lives by.
When someone condemns our work, comments unkindly on our appearance, judges our parenting style or disapproves of any of our actions, it is a pure and total reflection of them, not us. Take relief and comfort that a critic's words often have nothing to do with you at all. Here are six reasons critics can be a good thing in your life:
People who have self-confidence are more likely to feel like they can achieve their goals and that they are capable of SEIZING THEIR LIFE. Those lacki...
What can you do to change this unproductive and debilitating culture? Lots! There are seven steps you can take to get your meeting mojo on and shine as an example to others in these daily interactions.
Discover your pleasure principle and throw a party there like you're a 5-year-old with no inhibitions at all. Just greet your favorite things with the same enthusiasm and appreciation as your dog greets you when you come home after a long day of having been away.
To track or not to track? I'm convinced that tracking our kids, our elderly and our pets is going to become commonplace. The technologies work relatively well and could be the deal breaker in many an unpleasant situation.
I wish I'd known, really known, when I was 19 that I decide who touches my body, when and where. I wish I'd understood that it's never too late to say no. Saying no doesn't make me insensitive or "a tease".
When I hit 30, I noticed my social media fill with announcements of engagements, weddings, new homes, new pregnancies, thriving careers and growing families. I began to contemplate the state of my life over the past few years and even jumped on the bandwagon for a time. There is something wrong with me; I am not living how I should be, doing what I should be, and feeling like I should be.
In Harry Potter, the wraith-like creatures called dementors suck out all happiness and you feel like you'll never be happy again. You may have dementors in your life such as mean people, a frustrating job, or the feeling that you're not enough, that drain your happiness too.
We all have those days... The days we question: Why? The days we sit and wonder: Why me? How will I make it work? Why am I this way? Or the days you f...
How often do you receive a CD or a USB from friends or family with something of interest? If you simply drop the CD into the drive or stick the USB stick into the slot and run, you are entrusting the security of the device to the security protocols used by that friend or family member.