Are You Winning At Life?

Are You Winning At Life?

Are you winning at the game of life or are you just simply playing not to lose?

10 Ways to Be Kind to Yourself

10 Ways to Be Kind to Yourself

1. Invest in yourself. Spend 15-30 minutes in the morning or evening with reading, listening to or watching material that uplifts you, that helps you to understand yourself and the world or that helps you to live a better life. Then, if possible, take one small action on what you have learned. 2. Find the truth and exception when an inner critic or outer critic...

How to maintain a positive attitude

How to maintain a positive attitude

Negativity usually seems to be the path of least resistance and we constantly have to put in effort to be positive.

The Source of Contentment

The Source of Contentment

I think the idea of finding a more constant source of contentment by redefining who you are is a very useful one.

HOW TO INTENTIONALLY DESIGN A HAPPIER LIFE

HOW TO INTENTIONALLY DESIGN A HAPPIER LIFE

We tell stories about the things we think should make us happy, but sometimes, when we look a bit closer, we’re not really that happy at all.

6 Habits That Will Help You on Days When You Just Feel Like Giving Up

6 Habits That Will Help You on Days When You Just Feel Like Giving Up

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

10 Ways to Embrace Changes In Your Personal Life

10 Ways to Embrace Changes In Your Personal  Life

For many individuals, accepting change in their personal and professional lives is oftentimes a difficult proposition. Yet change is inevitable; it is the only thing that is constant in our world. Whether it is in your personal life or your professional life, you can anticipate changes that you will have to adjust to. However, accepting change is not a popular...

7 ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO EVALUATE YOUR LIFE EVERY DAY

7 ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO EVALUATE YOUR LIFE EVERY DAY

As regular readers know, I’m all about setting goals and working toward big projects over time. When you have a big goal, especially one with a clear end point, it’s easy to know when you’ve achieved it. But most big goals take time, and—as I’ve been learning—our lives consist of more than just a series of work-oriented projects that occupy our...

Why We Love Music

Why We Love Music

Researchers are discovering how music affects the brain, helping us to make sense of its real emotional and social power.

Tom Brady as a predictor of Mediocrity

Tom Brady as a predictor of Mediocrity

Some people are destined for mediocrity. Take this guy for example: A college kid, who, despite a semi-decent college showing as an American football quarterback, was drafted 199th by a professional team. You don’t have to be a football or sports fan to realize how terrible that is. And he wasn’t drafted for anything near a starting position. He was drafted...

WHY “BEING AUTHENTIC” IS HOLDING YOU BACK

WHY “BEING AUTHENTIC” IS HOLDING YOU BACK

Many young people are advised at some point in their lives to figure out what you want to be, then go be it. After years of hearing the same advice, you’ve probably managed to imagine your future self—what kind of job you will have, what kind of leader you will be—and now you’re working backwards to get that coveted life you’ve been dreaming of for so...

The Benefits of Forgiveness

The Benefits of Forgiveness

As we age, the physical world starts to come across as a less-friendly place. As our body’s limitations become more obvious and pronounced, hills appear to be steeper, and distances seem longer than they once did. Well, recently published research suggests a simple way to lessen that will-sapping perception of difficulty, allowing us to access reserves of...