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7 Good Signs That You’re on the Right Track in Life

Are you on the right track in life? How can you tell? Did you find THAT thing that gets you out of bed in the morning feeling energized and fired up to pursue it? That incredible feeling of fulfillment that what you do actually is making a huge dent in the universe. Some of us call it purpose. Some of us call it passion or being in the state of flow. Many of us, on the other hand, are still searching for THAT thing. We are on a constant lookout for clues that tell us we are on the right path. Here is how you know you have found it or are on the right track towards it.... Read More...

How to Declutter Your Life and Feel at Ease

Decluttering your life can seem like an impossible task at first, but by making lists and plans and sticking to them, it is easily done. When you accomplish smaller tasks, you will feel better and more ready to get on to the next task. Set realistic expectations and you will finish your New year resolution with a big success.... Read More...

How to Get Better at Dealing with Change

Life is moving fast. We are always evolving, challenging ourselves, trying our best to create a better future we can be proud of. However, those periods of rapid change and transitions don't feel great all the time. At times you may feel tested, less confident, tired, and pushed beyond your limits. You may feel like you're losing some vital parts of yourself and questioning everything. This is why we need to get better at dealing with change.... Read More...
What Happens When you Choose Joy as Your GPS?

What Happens When you Choose Joy as Your GPS?

What is it that you want? Close your eyes and think about it for a moment. Now, how do you know you've taken the right path? In this peculiar treasure hunt called life, are you reading the clues correctly? The thing is, a lot of us don’t even know what we are chasing after and there is a good reason for that: Life doesn’t come with a GPS! But what if we made joy our GPS to help us navigate through life more easily? ... Read More...

How to Make Positive Affirmations Work for You?

When we choose to believe the phrase "we are what we think", then our life truly stems from our thoughts. But we can't rely solely on thoughts; at some point, we have to learn to translate our thoughts into words and eventually into actions in order to manifest our intentions. We must learn how to make positive affirmations work for us. Let's dig in.... Read More...

How to Make Your Studying More Fun

Being a student often means enduring high pressures. Lots of classes, information to process, homework, deadlines, and other challenges often lead to various mental health problems such as stress, anxiety, insomnia and so forth. Does it always have to be like that? Despite a common belief, studying can become a way of relaxation. There are plenty of scientifically proven techniques that make learning routine soothing and more fun. ... Read More...

How to Find Strength After Losing Someone You Love

A lot of people have heard of the five stages of grief (aka "Kübler-Ross model"). They were developed by the Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: Denial >> Anger >> Bargaining >> Depression >> Acceptance Fewer people know that the model arose from her work with terminally ill patients (as opposed to people dealing with a bereavement). Only subsequently was it applied to all forms of grief. It’s also been widely misunderstood as it was never meant to be viewed as a linear process nor that all stages apply to all people. "Kübler-Ross model" model can help us make sense of our own experiences but it shouldn’t be seen as validation nor is it a mold that our own experiences need to fit into.... Read More...

How to Untie Your Self-Worth from Your Work

"What do you do?" – is the most common question people ask us when they meet us for the first time. If your self-worth is tied up into your work it might be a good time to take a little step back and reframe; it's essential to remember that we are NOT defined by our job titles.... Read More...

Stay in The Game: How to Put a Better Focus on Men’s Mental Health

The statistics around men’s mental health do not make for a good read. It is imperative that we do more to understand why this is the case and get good messages out because it may be lifesaving! Today on International Men’s Day I was honored to deliver a talk to some of the men of our community on good practices for male mental health. Let me add now that these practices are not specific to men, but as its International Men’s Day the opportunity to focus the delivery was taken! ... Read More...

4 Easy Ways to Create a Stress-Free Home

How often fo you feel like you are unable to relax and unwind, even in your own home? You come back from work exhausted, and all you’re looking forward to is some peace and quiet, but it just doesn’t seem to be happening? This might mean that your house isn’t the green, peaceful oasis you need it to be. Luckily, there are ways you can change that to make it a place where you can truly relax and be at peace in your own home.... Read More...

How to Take Your Life From Stuck to Absolutely Amazing

Would you be interested if I told you I had a formula you could use to get unstuck? I’ve used this formula myself (for some doozies) and as a life coach for women, I’ve taught many of my clients how to use it for themselves. No matter how bad things are right now, or how long you’ve been dealing with your problem or self-defeating pattern, I want you to know you can change it. You don’t have to live with stuck. You are way bigger than that. You CAN take your life from stuck to absolutely amazing.... Read More...
If You Want to Be Creative, then Get Rid of These Myths

If You Want to Be Creative, then Get Rid of These Myths

There are many misunderstandings and myths about what creativity is. One myth trumps all. The idea that creativity, or originality (those words are often spoken in the same breath) is creating something out of nothing. A spontaneous impulse, divine inspiration. Eureka! This notion of creativity, as a spontaneous impulse and also an expression of individual genius, is strongly linked to our image of the artist as a lonely genius. A cliché of greatness, but a persistent one (even among artists).... Read More...

How to Stay Calm No Matter What Life Throws at You

How do you handle unexpected 'surprises'? What do you do when life throws you a curveball? Let's face it, we ONLY have three choices when we are peppered with hardships: we advance, stay neutral, or we digress. Advancing is perhaps one of the most difficult choices, but also the most rewarding. Obstacles and hardships are normal. It is really tough to be in a situation where you have little or no control, especially if what is happening has a large impact on your life. The best thing to do is to embrace the things you have no control over.... Read More...

6 Good Ideas for How to Build a Loving Relationship

Why is it so difficult at times to build and maintain a healthy loving relationship? When things are getting tough, it often feels that walking away is the easiest option, but if you put in the work, you may find yourself growing even closer. Even if you are getting along with your significant other, it can be good to check in and look for areas of improvement. Here are some ways to ensure that you are getting the most out of your partnership.... Read More...

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