Your time is the most valuable unrenewable resource. One of the most significant skills you can have in life is good time management. If you aren’t managing your time well, you won’t be able to achieve the goals you set for yourself. It’s not about how much time you have – it’s about how well you manage it. It’s time to learn how to better manage your time, to achieve your goals. Read More
Robert Schuller famously noted that the only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking. What exactly did he mean by that? What mind-shifts do we need to make to help us discover the best life we could be living? Read More
The start of any New Year can be invigorating. It’s uplifting to think of leaving the past year behind and starting a new one on a fresh, pristine slate. In many ways January feels like a reboot. With all twelve months ahead of us, we envision massive change on the horizon. We can reset unfavorable behaviours and habits and trade them in for much better ones. We can do better, be better and make the changes we are hoping for. Anything feels possible, until... Read More
Most people choose to embrace comfort and loathe anything that may cause discomfort. Yet being uncomfortable is our friend because discomfort leads to limitless opportunities for growth beyond our wildest dreams. Read More
Many of us have experienced a sweating-inducing interview or a nerve-wracking exam. You probably understand the highs and lows that follow from such moments. Maybe you feel like junk one second. Then, you experience pure elation. Is there a way to strategically tackle interviews and exams? Yes, there are. Read More
Most of the psychologists view the act of procrastinating and self-sabotage as the subtle art of taking action against yourself; telling yourself compelling stories that you don’t want the things you actually do want and pushing away opportunities scattered around you. Read More
I was working a corporate job as a marketing manager for a high-end real estate law firm in Newport Beach, California, good money, but all I had was the vaguest notion there was something more out there than what I was living - something that would fulfill me professionally, give me more autonomy, and pay for some of the good things in life. I suppose I just wanted to be the one steering my boat, as it were, and not have someone else at the wheel. So I quit my day job. Read More
What makes people prone to risk aversion in life? Recently I was speaking to a friend, in her early 40s, who commented that she gets older, the more she's scared of taking a risk. She figured that she has MORE to lose now, and the thought of doing something bold, like quitting her job, following her dreams, or taking bigger actions just became more and more daunting. And it's a common complaint. We refer to people who are young as 'young, free and single,' and we tell them to 'do it while you can.' But it's not a complaint I agree with. Read More
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting things to change or take a turn for the better. So, if there’s anything you’re dissatisfied with in your life, you might want to consider...
If you are in your 20s and you find yourself feeling hopeless, depressed, frustrated and in a way clueless about what you should be doing with your life, you might be going through a quarter-life crisis. According to The Guardian, around 86% of millennials feel insecure, disappointed, and lonely. This is why the feeling you’re having is – unfortunately – nothing unusual. However, there are things you could do that might help you deal with the crisis, especially with the part about your career. So, if you feel like you could use some help getting through this period, here are a couple of things you should know. Read More
Your dream job. Financial freedom. More awesome mates. A great relationship. Location independence. A drop-dead healthy and stunning body. World peace. I don't think many people would complain about being able to tick off the above list of accomplishments from their bucket list...but the percentage of people that have them is few, and having ALL of them, even fewer! Read More
From personal experiences during finals week in college and a fair share of office jobs, I can tell you that meditation is one of the best practices to implement into your daily life, not just to pursue self-improvement, but to increase productivity as well. Read More
We live in a culture that reveres sarcasm and self-deprecation where false modesty is everyone’s MO. That can make anyone feeling like they’re falling short, even if they’re relatively successful—and that’s another issue. What is 'success', anyway? Read More
Many people who suffer from stress can live a better quality of life by choosing to reduce stress. Make the decision to create a life philosophy that it’s OK to indulge in doing, well, nothing! Life is short, and it’s not worth seeing it pass by drowning in an ocean of busyness. Integrate these tips into this philosophy to emotionally and mentally declutter your life of stressors. Read More
“Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see how that feels. Often, that’s a perfectly adequate explanation. I have time to iron my sheets, I just don’t want to. But other things are...