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Why You Don't Always Need to Do Your Best

Why You Don’t Always Need to Do Your Best

Did you grow up hearing time and again "Just do your best"? You probably did, like most of us. It's a common expectation about many things in life, such as schoolwork, exams, giving a presentation at work or writing a report. It's taken as a given that we should do our best in pretty much everything we do. For perfectionists, this is a way of life, albeit a very stressful one that can lead to mental, physical and emotional ill-health. Striving to do our best all the time is exhausting and if we feel our best isn't good enough, it can have a terrible effect on our self-esteem and leave us feeling like a failure.... Read More...

The Amazing Power of Cacao & How it Can Heal Your Heart

Have you ever heard about the fantastic benefits of drinking cacao? What if we told you that drinking this warm, concentrated chocolate cacao drink could help you with bringing about inner awakening? What if we said that drinking cacao could creatively guide you through life, it could help you release all that pent-up negative energy and start the healing process, would you decline the invitation? Perhaps not. For the taste alone, most of us would be willing to give it a go, if not for the mood-enhancing benefits caused by the rush of serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins triggered by the consumption of chocolate.... Read More...

How to Look Good & Feel Good Effortlessly

It seems like a simple concept but looking good and feeling good is not always easy. Yet, not much effort is needed to look and feel good. The key thing is to know how to manipulate different elements of your daily outfits and grooming to look stylish. To guide you through, follow the outline below on how to maintain your signature look effortlessly.... Read More...

The Importance of Self-Love & How to Cultivate It

How often do you take care of yourself? Are you kind to yourself? Do you love yourself as much as you love your best friend, your siblings, your parents? Or do you spend your time looking after others? Taking care of everyone else? Happy to give, but uncomfortable in receiving? In this story, we dive deep into the importance of self-love and the steps you can take to cultivate it. ... Read More...
How to Create an Amazing Outdoor Oasis

How to Create an Amazing Outdoor Oasis

When it comes to renovating our homes, many of us think about updating the kitchen or bathroom, or maybe turning a basement into a fun living space for the whole family to enjoy. But if you're looking to add more room and function to your home, consider turning your sights to your outdoor living space. If you're lucky enough to have a backyard, patio or even a large balcony, making the most of that space can help you get more room and give your family a reason to spend more quality time outdoors. Keep reading to learn a few simple tips to help you create your very own outdoor oasis.... Read More...

How to Fund Your Online Study 

Online study is gaining popularity across the globe. The beauty of this type of learning is that it is flexible and often more affordable than traditional education, especially in your later years. There are many benefits to online study, including improving your career choices and earnings and boosting your confidence too. ... Read More...

How to Be Less Anxious About the Season of Life You Are in

Sometimes, no matter how much we want something to work out right now, it may take a lot longer than we expect. And that’s okay. If something matters to you, go after it. Commit to your goals, but exercise self-compassion when things take time. Don’t hate the season you’re in; embrace it, and learn from the journey. As they say, good things take time, and anything worth having takes commitment and long-term drive.... Read More...

5 Simple Ways to Make You Look & Feel Good

If there's anything that we should ever aim toward, it's simply doing good. Sometimes, though, trying to look and feel good can become a very self-focused endeavor and not that healthy in one way or another. Trying to look fantastic can have damaging impacts on the environment (not to mention our bank balances). Aiming to feel good may involve self-destructive habits, like infamous yo-yo dieting. It's about channeling all that energy into something positive.  ... Read More...

How to Get What You Want Out of Life

Swaying in a hammock underneath the rustling palm trees is nice, but waiting for a million dollars to fall in your lap at a snap of your fingers hardly ever happens just like that, don't we know? Do you know how to get what you want out of life? Do you want to make your dream a reality? Sure thing, you do. But, how – that's a million-dollar question we are about to answer.  Sadly, we aren't born with all the right answers taking us closer to achieving what we wish to have in life. I mean, most people aren't even sure about what they want. So what do you do to "manifest" or attract good luck and favorable circumstances? That free parking space closer to the entrance, especially when it rains cats and dogs. That big fat, prosperous contract. Or that perfect loving relationship. The truth is, success always leaves clues. ... Read More...

How to Reprogram Your Mind for Stronger Relationships

Are you living the life you’ve always wished for? Or have you seamlessly settled into the status quo? Have you ever struggled in your past relationships, not knowing what went wrong or what could have been fixed? Are you still searching for answers? Look no further and, please, grab yourself a cup of tea and read on, because Ronald J. Frederick Ph.D. is about to teach us how we can reprogram our mind for stronger relationships.... Read More...

How to Tell if Someone is Cheating on You

As many people know from experience, when you have suspicions that your partner may be cheating on you, it can hurt your life in many ways. You end up feeling suspicious all the time, not trusting your partner, feel depressed and inadequate, and fearful about the fas-approaching future. This can all lead to a considerable amount of unnecessary stress. While most do not want to hear that their partner has been cheating, it is best to find out one way or another so you can move forward with your life. Of course, many partners will not admit to it if they are confronted, so sometimes you need to look out for signs that may indicate your partner is unfaithful. In this article, we will look at some possible signs your partner may be cheating.... Read More...

How to Boost Productivity & Have More Time for What Matters

What comes to mind when you think of productivity? What is productivity? Productivity is perhaps one of the most notorious subjects today’s world is obsessed with. And at any given moment we can search for advice and get snowed under tonnes of suggestions on how to increase productivity. So what do we do to boost productivity and have more time for what matters the most? ... Read More...

How Education Will Help You Achieve Your Big Life Goals

Getting an education will help maximize your chances of finding an interesting, well-paying job in a career that you have a personal interest in, but what we don't talk about often is how studying for a degree can help your personal development too. There are so many different aspects of studying that will help you advance further achieving your big life goals.... Read More...

5 Fun Ways to Make the Most of Your Weekend

The workweek can get hectic and stressful. By the time Friday rolls in, it’s understandable why many people want to unwind and relax. Yet spending the entire weekend in the comfort of your pajamas doesn’t guarantee that you will reduce stress and make things more bearable next Monday. Try out one of these fun ways to make the most out of your time and recharge for a much better week ahead. Keep reading to learn what successful people do after the clock stops on Friday to rejuvenate themselves for what’s to come.... Read More...
Simple Ways to Unwind

Feel Happy & Stress-Free: 7 Simple Ways to Unwind

Did you know that approximately 110 million people lose their lives every year due to stress according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? That is 7 people every 2 seconds! Popping a chill pill and relaxing can be so difficult to do in this hectic and fast-paced world that we live in. As an introvert, I find myself getting easily stimulated and stressed out after a long day. There are times when I’m so on edge that I forget to consciously breathe. My unease was putting a strain on my happiness, and I didn’t want to be one of the 110 million people stressing themselves to death, literally. So, I set out to find natural and easy ways to relieve my constant battle with stress and overwhelm.... Read More...

What Happens When You Embrace The Power of Negative Thinking?

Look to the left, look to the right, positive thinking seems to be the rage these days. You can dig up tons of writing online which instructs you to think positive and positive will happen. We use it as an excuse to keep living our life the way we want to. We use positive thinking to run away from our problems. We use positive thinking to be optimistic in life when nothing seems to go our way. We are told to ‘be optimistic’ and ‘look at the brighter side’ but positive thinking is not what helps you thrive or survive. You might not have realized it but your negative thinking is what has led you to grow as a person. So with that in mind, what do you think happens when you embrace the power of negative thinking? ... Read More...

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