It’s easy to get distracted by others’ ideals and claim that they’re your own because of certain pressures. However, it’s vital that you have your own set of principles and morals so you can stand firm in your beliefs.
Your values are simply the things that are most important to you at the core. It’s the unwavering belief in what you stand for. When you know your values, you can live a happier life doing what’s most important to you.
We’re told, “You need this,” “You should wear this,” and “You need to be this way or that way,” but no one tells us that we’re just fine.
Growing up I didn’t think much of myself. I grew up poor, and spent much of my childhood alone. My father wasn’t around and my mother worked full-time, so I had to look out for myself from a very young age. This created emotional baggage, which I carried for many years. Continue reading →
We all have techniques we depend on to lift our spirits when we’re feeling down about ourselves or our lives.
A while back I realized something about the ones I’d found most effective when struggling to forgive or accept myself: Many of them involved seeking validation from other people.
Some of my most effective mood-boosters included: Read more →
In this post, we’ll take a look at an easy yet powerful form of meditation, that you can use to destress in a matter of minutes. What’s more, you don’t need any previous meditative experience; all it takes is an open mind and some motivation to practice. Read more →
Firstly, a few words about the belief that “people don’t change.” It’s total nonsense. You change every day more than you even know. Don’t believe me? Pull up your Facebook photos from a couple months ago and tell me you don’t look and feel different now.
I believe everyone knows what they want to do in their life. This includes you! However, you may not be consciously aware of your purpose because of the little voice in your head: your “ego”. Your ego suppresses your ability to fulfill your purpose because it fuels feelings of self-doubt, self-limiting beliefs, and paralyzing fears that prevent you from taking action. Thus, deep down you know what you were born to do and this article will help you figure it out by bringing it to your awareness. Continue reading →
What if your feelings conveyed the instructions that activated your DNA and determined your health? What if your happiness was an effect of your dominant thoughts? What if your life was the result of your inner state? Though those might appear to be sound-bites from a New Age science fiction movie, scientific research is beginning to back them up. In this article, we’ll explore how you can shift your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to realize greater health and happiness. Continue reading →
Do you feel like your life could be happier? You know things are going okay, but you just feel that they could be better.
What if I told you that it could be as simple as just changing your attitude?
I truly believe that it completely hinges on our perspectives. Only you can decide if you are going to be happy. This also ripples its way into other areas of our lives. Continue reading →