itsnotpersonal

It’s Not Always Personal.

Through my years of trying to figure myself and others out I’ve noticed that we people tend to have one very big thing in common: we have egos. And, even though we don’t normally like to admit it, those egos are pretty big. And we feed them more and more every day. There are good…

thinking

5 Ways Thinking Helps Us Grow

Alright, I know I haven’t brought out a lot of posts lately which revolve around life advice so, here it is! I’m back and today I wanted to bring some attention to a well-known and sometimes well-avoided topic: thinking. I don’t mean the normal, everyday, I-have-1000-chores thinking, but more the self-reflection one that’s oddly satisfying…

whatholdsusback

Understanding What Holds Us Back

Do you ever think about the things that keep us from living the life we want? The ones that stand between us and our goals of a happy and healthy life? For the most part, I think we’re not really into thinking about those; the reasons behind this are as different as you and I……

people

People Ramblings

Today I woke up and decided that this post won’t have anything to do with how-to guides and tips and tricks on how to make our lives easier. Not because I don’t think we all need them sometimes, but I just felt like I needed to talk about something different today. And so, this post…

overcomingfear

My Top 3 Ways to Overcome Fear

When was the last time you did something scary? Scary can fall into many categories, it’s something different for each of us and we really hate talking about it. It makes us kind of uncomfortable to admit that we, just like everyone else, have fears that we need to step up to. And still, a…

clutterfreemind

The Importance of a Clutter-Free Mind

There’s so much fuss lately about living a clutter-free life: buying less, making more, frugal living and so on. And in the midst of all this clearing up of living space, you’ve got to notice that there isn’t nearly as much information about de-cluttering the one thing that is always with us and affects what…

self-discipline

How to Cultivate Self-Discipline in a Chaotic World

There are many personal traits and qualities that we say are important for someone if they want to be successful (whatever that means to you). Some are kindness, assertiveness, determination and decisiveness. However, in my humble experience, few are more important than self-discipline. Being disciplined basically means that you are in control of what you…

baddecisions

Our Bad Decisions – Explained

I’ve started this year literally feeling the smell of something new about to happen and take over my life. This feeling of desired and anticipated change was probably there for all of us; it’s the kind of vibe all New Years have. But along with that, there was an overwhelming feeling of being conscious of…