Category: Self Improvement

  • Procrastination: A Trail to Destruction

    Procrastination: A Trail to Destruction

    “Procrastination usually results in sorrowful regret. Today’s duties put off tomorrow give us a double burden to bear; the best way is to do them in their proper time.” — Attributed to Ida Scott Taylor Procrastination is a true art form that I seem to have perfected. It’s a thief of my time that snatches my…

  • Insomnia: Night Owl’s Unite!

    Insomnia: Night Owl’s Unite!

    Insomnia and I are well acquainted. We have shared countless nights together, watching the clock tick ever so slowly toward the break of dawn. When I should be deep in dreamland, like the rest of humanity, I lay awake worrying obsessively about really important things: How much did I pay for gas in high school?…

  • Mindfulness: The Path to Self-Awareness.

    Mindfulness: The Path to Self-Awareness.

    Mindfulness, a simple yet profound practice that I’ve woven into the fabric of my daily life, is the art of being fully present in the moment. This means that you are in the here and now, not worrying about yesterday, last week or tomorrow. It’s about acknowledging and accepting your own feelings, thoughts, and bodily…

  • Self-Care Tips for Moms on Mother’s Day

    Self-Care Tips for Moms on Mother’s Day

    Moms have the kindness of angels and the patience of saints. All the more reason to thank God for them. —Matt Gowen Mother’s Day is a special occasion to honor and celebrate the incredible women who have nurtured, taught, and loved us. It’s also a perfect time for moms to remember to take care of…

  • Journaling:  Scribble Your Way to Sanity

    Journaling: Scribble Your Way to Sanity

    Journaling is like whispering to oneself and listening at the same time. -Mina Murray Do you remember your first diary? I was probably twelve years old when I first started journaling. I shared what boy I had a crush on, my first kiss, what teachers I hated and all of my innermost thoughts and turmoil.…

  • Hypnosis: The Power of “You’re Getting Sleepy”.

    Hypnosis: The Power of “You’re Getting Sleepy”.

    Want to lose weight? Kick a bad habit? Well, you might want to try hypnosis! … no longer regarded as mere hocus-pocus, it’s been shown as an effective means of helping people quit smoking, shed pounds, reduce stress, and end phobias. Jane Pauley Introduction Demystifying the Myths The Science Empowerment Applications Conclusion Hypnosis is more…

  • Being Creative – Follow Your Heart

    Being Creative – Follow Your Heart

    If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. – Vincent Van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh, the master of expression and color, once said, “If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that…

  • Unbelievable Self-Help Tips That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

    Unbelievable Self-Help Tips That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

    When in doubt, trust your gut, unless your gut tells you to put pineapples on your pizza. – Unknown Are you tired of the same old self-help advice that makes you want to roll your eyes so hard you might actually see your brain? Well, buckle up, buttercup, because we’re about to dive into some…

  • Happiness Hacks – Everyday Activities to Elevate Your Mood

    Happiness Hacks – Everyday Activities to Elevate Your Mood

    Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. – Hans Christian Anderson Looking for simple ways to boost your mood? Here are some quick happiness hacks that can brighten your day: Get Moving Exercise releases endorphins, so even a quick walk can uplift your spirits. Whether it’s stretching during…

  • The Power of Visualization: Turning Your Dreams into Reality

    The Power of Visualization: Turning Your Dreams into Reality

    The key to effective visualization is to create the most detailed. clear and vivid a picture to focus on as possible. The more vivid the visualization, the more likely, and quickly, you are to begin attracting the things that help you achieve what you want to get done. Georges St-Pierre What is the secret to…