Having the ability to be kind to yourself is one of the most important life skills, especially during difficult times. It helps you to perceive the world differently, become more positive about life in general, and feel happier overall.
As you walk through the office, you see your co-workers glance at you. They begin speaking to each other in whispered tones. You naturally start to feel self-conscious and start worrying about what they are saying about you.
Do you ever feel like you could do better? Treat your body better? If your answers are affirmative, you are not alone. There is always room for improvement, and many people are aware of this. However, walking around with the constant thought that you should be doing more for your body can be a problem.
Living a life of abundance might seem like an unattainable dream to many people. However, the truth is that most people already possess what’s needed to live an abundant life. It’s just a matter of developing the right attitude and mindset to make you realize and appreciate everything that you have.
Online dating can be a terrifying endeavor for even the bravest souls, and it has extra challenges for socially anxious women and men. Social anxiety disorder is a condition that causes extreme fear in social situations.
Obligations, work, plans, unforeseen complications- all of these eat into the little precious time that you have for yourself. It can be hard to plan and honor a time slot for “me-time” with all of the things you have to do, but it’s possible with a bit of determination and willpower.
It’s been rough for everyone. It’s been challenging, maddening, and exhausting. Each day that goes by brings its own set of challenges and questions, but each day is also a new opportunity to experience joy and to slow down and realize what’s important in life.
Showing your gratitude to others is one of the most desirable attributes that you can have. Furthermore, it offers benefits to your own life by teaching you to be more grateful for what you have, as well as making you a happier person.
No matter your age or gender, self-care is important. Far from being selfish, self-care gives you the strength and stamina to be your best for others and for yourself. Why do you need self-care?
If you frequently find yourself saying yes, and then regret saying it, then you have likely developed the habit of people-pleasing. A people pleaser is a person who goes out of their way to gain the approval of other people.
On the surface, you might tell yourself that you’re happy, but there might always be an inkling of tension hidden that surfaces every once in a while. It might be when you’re at your desk at work, completing the same task over and over, when you’re at a party with people who you don’t want to talk to, or just when you’re finally alone with your thoughts.
Emotional intelligence (also known as Emotional Quotient or EQ) is a key component of your success in career and life. The ability to interact with people, understand their needs and stimulate fruitful collaboration stems from the strength of your EQ.
The author Charles R. Swindoll once said, “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” If you think about it, you get to make the decision about whether to react positively or negatively about any given situation in your life.
It can be difficult to know what to say to someone who has recently lost a loved one. Whether the grieving is a colleague, friend, family member or neighbor, words rarely seem to express our feelings of sympathy and sadness.
Let’s face it, some people just rub you the wrong way. No matter how nice you are, you still struggle to get along with them. And while you may try to keep your distance, it’s not always easy.
Have you ever wondered about the secret to attracting a partner? You don’t have to be gorgeous, smart, and rich to attract someone else’s attention. The wonderful truth is that it’s much easier than that.
Self-help often encourages people to improve their lives by making statements like, “I have all the money I need,” or, “I have unlimited energy to take on all challenges.” But despite endless internet lists of positive affirmations, if you don’t already have a positive mindset, positive affirmations may actually hurt your self-esteem.
Relationships can be difficult. They’re even more difficult when one of the parties is a toxic, negative person. Toxic people show up in every type of relationship imaginable whether they’re personal, professional, or casual. Their behaviors and actions are emotionally and mentally draining, leaving everyone who they come in contact with feeling lousy about themselves.
The philosophy behind the law of attraction turns conventional thinking about the sources of our problems upside down. For example, instead of repeating this refrain, “I am this way because of what happened to me as a child,”
You’re in love, or at least it feels that way. Perhaps your new relationship seems more intense than your previous ones. You may feel like you’re on a rollercoaster ride because of all the ups and downs.
Do you feel you always get the short-end of the stick? Have you been passed-up for a promotion? It could simply be a coincidence that your shortcomings are all happening at once. However, if you’re repeatedly overlooked for opportunities, it’s time for you to get a reality check.