psychology

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...

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...

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...

Why Your Self-Doubt Can Actually Be a Good Thing

Here's a five-letter word that often creates too much chaos in our day-to-day lives; sometimes more than it should and this word is –– DOUBT. Now please recall how did you feel the last time someone doubted you? And how did you feel the last time you doubted yourself? And what if I told you that self-doubt is a good thing? Here's why.... Read More...

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Life is a matter of choices that we make every day, hopping from one stepping stone of a moment to another. Right from the time we wake up in the morning, to the time we go to bed at night. Some of these choices are so routine we never even pause to think about them. Other times, the choices that we make can be magnificently life-changing, and the decision we make can leave us with more meaningful life experiences. And this is what the power of choice is about.... 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 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 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...

What is Impostor Syndrome & How Can You Manage it?

When you look back for a moment and think of your greatest achievements to this date, do you feel pleasantly proud of those many amazing things that you've accomplished? Or do you feel like a fraud? In this article, we'll examine Impostor Syndrome: exactly what it is and how you can manage it and thrive.... Read More...
Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence?

Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence?

Can you really improve your emotional Intelligence? We often wonder whether or not emotional intelligence can be taught and it's a good question to ponder because when we lack EQ (emotional intelligence skills) it can sabotage not only our careers but the most important relationships in our personal life too. Therefore, it's crucial to know how you can increase your emotional intelligence.... 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...

3 Effective Ways to Reverse a Toxic Relationship

All of us at least once in our life experienced being in a toxic relationship. You probably know what it's like to move in and out of a state of total denial about how unhealthy and codependent it truly is. Perhaps, at one moment, you feel at the top of the world, yet at another, you are making tiny excuses trying to justify a partner’s absolutely inexcusable behavior. So is there a way to reverse a toxic relationship? ... Read More...

How to Keep the Romance Alive When You Live Together

Having a functional and flourishing relationship takes time, dedication, patience, and effort. There are a million ways to show someone you love them and want them to be happy. These ways make a difference between a healthy and balanced relationship and the one that just, sort of… is. Because of our busy lifestyles, we often forget to make time for our partners, and making time for them should be a conscious decision. So, here are little ways in which you can show your partner that you haven’t forgotten about them and keep the romance alive, especially when you live together!... Read More...

How to Cut Toxic Shame out of Your Life

Shame exists in our lives, regardless of how hard we fight it. It’s our responsibility to become familiar with it. If we desire to live wholeheartedly, we must know when to recognize when shame’s at the table, because, without a doubt, it will find its way there on occasion.... Read More...

The Life-Changing Magic of Validating Your Feelings

Growing up, I developed a deep need for validation. Validation of my feelings. I’m assuming this is the same for most children: we look to our parents and other people around us for guidance. We are praised for doing things “right” and told off for doing things “wrong.” I’d say that most of us are raised with a binary view of the world: it is good and that is bad. It is normal and abnormal. Appropriate and inappropriate. And those seem clear cut – only that they aren’t and growing up we are always trying to figure out what is expected of us and it can feel like walking a tightrope.... Read More...

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