It’s a common theme to ask how to be yourself because most people are either uncomfortable in their own skin or they are not certain that they have created the proper skin to begin with. Those are both myths that need to be broken. Being oneself is the same as being authentic and living an authentic life is the only way to go.
Creative thinking is not only for inventors or artists. We are all creative, and we apply our creativity in our day-to-day lives, sometimes subconsciously. But there are ways you can train your creative thinking skills, which, in the long run, will sharpen your judgment and enable you to tackle difficult problems in difficult times.
It’s not enough to have a vision and set up practical goals to go after that vision. It’s also not enough to know your values and define a set of values to live by. You must also make sure that those two concepts work well together and are aligned across all areas of your life.
To-do lists got a bad rep in the last few decades as many people associate them with the corporate business world. But, used wisely and designed properly, to-do lists can boost your productivity and effectiveness across all areas of your life. Learn how to design a better to-do list.
Many times, it’s the villains in a story we remember more so than the protagonist. That’s when the writer did an excellent job of creating a believable villain that people can relate to and either deeply hate or deeply love.
Meditation is an ancient technique our predecessors used to improve focus, relieve stress, and enter a calming, present state. But the meditation benefits reach far beyond just the mind and the present moment. Meditation can have long-term positive effects on your entire body, mind, and soul.
Nobody likes uncomfortable emotions, and we all would do anything else but meet them face to face. But there’s a lot to learn about ourselves and our environment when we allow those uncomfortable emotions to traverse us. We can learn, and we can grow.
Intermittent Fasting is not a diet but a lifestyle. Scientific research has proven that intermittent fasting not only accelerates fat loss and decreases inflammation in your body, but it has long-term positive effects on aging and overall wellbeing.
Living a happier life seems to be on everyone’s agenda; people constantly seek new ways to lead a happy life. But in pursuit of happiness, we forget to live our lives. Instead of chasing happiness, we can make small adjustments to our mindsets, habits, attitudes, and behaviors which will result in us leading a happier life.
Self-confidence is, at its core, one’s ability to trust in one’s self. It sounds simple enough, but it’s way more complex than it seems. We often look up to those who seem to have self-confidence all figured out. So, what can we do to build our own self-confidence?
It’s a harsh proposition to start before you’re ready. After all, you are not ready for it, are you? The research, though, reveals that waiting to be ready is a fallacy. In fact, starting way earlier guarantees a better path toward success than waiting for the elusive perfection.
As one of the five basic emotions, anger is familiar to most of us. Almost everyone has experienced anger or witnessed others expressing it around them. Anger affects your behavior and attitude and shapes your relationships. Therefore, it’s critical to develop a system to tame your anger and be in control.
When times are uncertain, we seem to forget, at least temporarily, about our goals and dreams, and we switch our minds to survival mode. Whereas that in itself is not a bad thing, learning how to re-focus and return to your priorities during these uncertain times is a skill that you can train over time.
How do they do it? How do they put words on paper every day and still live a full life? The secret lies in their writing habits and how famous writers apply them to their craft. There’s a lot to learn from these masters—here are the 10 most important writing habits that will help you become a better writer.
Yoga is an ancient set of techniques that originated in India as one of the six Astika schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. In practice, yoga has a multitude of health benefits including improvements to your strength, flexibility, balance, posture, and weight loss. Yoga helps reduce stress and contributes to many other health factors.