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An Easy Way to Feel Good

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow I recently started journaling again. This time over, I’m doing it with balance: Some reality checks, my goals and dreams and a sprinkle of appreciation. But last Tuesday I only wanted to paint my journal black. I felt down and grumpy. I was demotivated and sad. Feeling melancholy, I began to write

How to Grow From Pain

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow A few years ago, I went through something very difficult, and usually, it is tough for me to talk about it. I always assumed that I was over it because I was not thinking about it, however, whenever the topic was brought up, my voice quivered and I would find ways to

Please World, Stop Telling Me How I Should Look

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow He looked at my face, touched my nose, smiled, and said: “If only this was slimmer, you would be perfect.” We were great buddies; we were in the same class during high school, and he was one of the few people I assumed accepted me exactly the way I am. It did

How to End Your Year 

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow It is that time of the year when we start looking at our life and assessing how far we are from where we want to be. We begin setting new goals and targets for our personal and professional life. While all this may be necessary, there is also a great way

11 Ways to Feel Better During Difficult Times

Whether you are an adult or a kid, experiencing difficult times is not something anyone looks forward to. It could be anything from a bad day at work, a fight with your friend, financial problems, going through a breakup, or just having an upside-down day.

The Quickest Way to Change Your Life!

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow “First you make your beliefs, then your beliefs make you”.  Marisa Peer I had a friend who hated working out; she wouldn’t be caught dead in a gym. The closest thing she got to exercising was buying sports leggings and running shoes. However, the only time she wore them was on Saturdays

How to Deal With Other People’s Negativity like A Ninja

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow Do you have a colleague in your office who constantly whines? She shows up every morning grumpy and starts the day by declaring, “Yup, it is going to be a hell of a day!” She randomly says, “Why do I even bother, if no one appreciates me?” She often snaps to let

A Powerful Way To Lead Your Life

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” Marcus Aurelius During my first year of college, I had to register for a required English course, but the only available class was with a professor whom almost everyone hated. Some people warned me

How to Deal With Perfectionism

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow The other day, someone asked me why don’t I blog more frequently or consistently. I mumbled something about not having enough time and how the articles I write involve extensive research. But having said that, I was left unconvinced by my own excuses. I noticed how many of the writing ideas I

Your Perspective Can Shape Your Experience

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. ” Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

If You Are About To Quit, Read This

“Almost everything in life worth doing is controlled by the Dip.”

Please, Do Not Follow Your Passion!

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow A few months back, I wrote an article called True Calling. It got amazing feedback, and many people told me it got them inspired. At the same time, I got into conversations with people who felt a bit bad about themselves after they read the piece. They felt lost and pressured that they

How to Be More Resilient with Just One Step

“Resilient people are like bamboo in a hurricane–they bend rather than break.” (B.Waters, 2013)

Journals & Markers

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow At the age of 12, I found an unused journal that belonged to my mother. It had a lock and looked so pretty. After permission, I decided to make it my personal journal. I did not know how to journal, or what to journal about, so I mainly wrote about what was going on in

FOMO

“The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” Steven Furtick

Must Reads: Pollyanna By Eleanor H. Porter

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow Do you have a friend who is annoyingly positive? This person reminds you how lucky you are to have a job, even though you hate it, or how blessed you are to eat when you get the wrong order. Every time they speak, you tend to roll your eyes and shout, “OK, smarty-pants. Can

Cognitive Distortions

“If danger arises in the present moment, there may be an emotion. There may even be pain. But that’s a challenge, not a problem. For a problem to exist, you need time and repetitive mind activity.” Eckhart Tolle

True Calling

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow I vividly remember, at age fifteen, wearing my school uniform that included a tie (yes, even the girls wore ties, and we loved it), sitting in philosophy class, listening to the teacher’s lifeless words, and doodling on my notebook … weird flowers, and strange eyes because, of course, I was a teenager,

Perfect Imperfections

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow The idea of perfection is endorsed all around us. Stunning models, celebrities, athletes all create a need for us to become flawless, like they appear, when in reality we are all imperfect. The media has created standards for us to live by, such as: the perfect weight, the trends we should wear,

Why We Fear Rejection?

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow “It’s not me it’s you” “We regret to inform you that we will not be continuing with your application for the following vacancy….” “You have so much to offer, but somewhere else…” …If you have been in similar scenarios like one of the above, raise your cup amigo because we have

Why Start a Blog?

Follow X Follow E-mail : * Follow Unfollow The beauty of our world today is that knowledge is shared in real-time. We are living in a realm of interconnectivity and shared awareness. I am proud of modern civilization despite all the negative phenomena that the few last generations have been held responsible for. I believe I am living in one of