anxiousmind

Calming Your Anxious Mind in 3 Easy Steps

In today’s world emotions are everything: it’s a natural instinct to judge things by the way they make us feel. Sometimes though, the fast-paced times we live in exhaust our capacity to respond to and recuperate from the endless onslaught of emotions. I read somewhere recently that a calm mind is our best defense against…

karma

Keeping on Karma’s Good Side

No matter what part of the world you’re from there is a pretty good chance you’ve heard of karma: this concept is present in most religions and societies and is roughly defined as describing a person’s luck (good or bad) as resulting from his/her actions in the past. This blog does not cover religious topics…

thesimplerthebetter

The Simpler, the Better

I have spent a lot of posts wondering why I …(..cough..) we love to make things way more complicated than they really are. And, as you might guess, while I was doing that I managed to make my own life more complicated by the minute. Ah, the beauty… I already know that most of our…

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…

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…

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…