WHY I STARTED A BOOK CLUB FOR 2019

WHY I STARTED A BOOK CLUB FOR 2019

Last week I shared the top 5 books that changed my life over the years. Books are extremely powerful learning tools. In fact, a single book has the potential to change your life.  I can say without a shadow of a doubt, I would not be the person I am today, I would not...
5 BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

5 BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

I have always been an avid reader.  And, for the last 15 years, most of the books I have read have been in the ‘self development’ category.  I love learning new ways to help me to grow, help improve my mindset, and help me be the best version of me. This month I...
CHANGE YOUR LIFE & THE WORLD AROUND YOU WILL CHANGE

CHANGE YOUR LIFE & THE WORLD AROUND YOU WILL CHANGE

They say it is a curse to live in interesting times and anyone would have to admit that the times we live in are completely fascinating. The sheer size of the challenges facing the world compared to the insignificance of our own actions can be daunting. This sense of...
PURSUING YOUR PASSION BY MAKING TIME FOR YOU

PURSUING YOUR PASSION BY MAKING TIME FOR YOU

If only you had a nickel for every dream you’ve dreamt, right? How much time has been spent sitting around wishing for a different life? How many hours a day do you slave away at a job you hate, all the while fantasizing of running your own business? Or better yet,...
HOW TO SUSTAIN HAPPINESS

HOW TO SUSTAIN HAPPINESS

You have been happy in your life plenty of times, right? But no matter, something always happens and ruins everything for you. You get a flat tire, your kid gets in trouble at school, you’re late on a bill – or maybe something more serious like you lose your job or a...
QUIT WITHOUT THE GUILT AND MOVE ON

QUIT WITHOUT THE GUILT AND MOVE ON

You’re no quitter, right? So you can’t give up, right? Wrong. It’s perfectly normal and, quite frankly, healthy to let go and move on when things aren’t working out. When you’re fed up, sick of being tired, tired of being sick, and simply can’t bear to drag yourself...
DON’T SETTLE FOR ORDINARY WHEN YOU CAN HAVE EXTRAORDINARY

DON’T SETTLE FOR ORDINARY WHEN YOU CAN HAVE EXTRAORDINARY

We often get bogged down in the mundane aspects of life in our misguided attempts to be “normal” rather than taking time to find the joy in each day. This is a mistake. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, normal is defined as “usual or ordinary”. Who...
4 WAYS TO PRIORITIZE YOUR LIFE TO BECOME A HAPPY PERSON

4 WAYS TO PRIORITIZE YOUR LIFE TO BECOME A HAPPY PERSON

Life can get so complicated. We have to earning a living, negotiate the workplace, nurture relationships and family, tend to our own health and well-being. These commitments mean that our time is swallowed up before we have had a chance to savor and digest it. Often...
4 MORE WAYS TO PRIORITIZE FOR A HAPPY LIFE

4 MORE WAYS TO PRIORITIZE FOR A HAPPY LIFE

The benefits of getting our priorities in life sorted are boundless. Just by working out what is necessary and vital to your life and what is no longer functioning in your best interests creates a huge boost to energy levels. Embracing what works for you keeps you...
4 THINGS TO HELP GET YOU THROUGH WHEN LIFE SUCKS

4 THINGS TO HELP GET YOU THROUGH WHEN LIFE SUCKS

When life goes gangbusters on you it’s easy to feel victimized and singled out. We all go through that from time to time – some times worse than others. When it rains it pours, right? It’s important not to let all of it stay on top of you and keep you down. You have...
WHAT TO DO INSTEAD OF COMPARING YOURSELF TO THOSE AROUND YOU

WHAT TO DO INSTEAD OF COMPARING YOURSELF TO THOSE AROUND YOU

We often find ourselves comparing our lives with others, stirring up negative, jealous feelings. Others may have bigger homes, higher paying jobs, seemingly with more respect and clout, and this makes us feel bad about ourselves. It’s hard not to sometimes, right? But...
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN YOU ARE ON THE WRONG PATH

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN YOU ARE ON THE WRONG PATH

It can happen so many ways, can’t it? Maybe your parent’s or a trusted person gave you some well-intentioned advice, but it just feels wrong. Maybe you found yourself in a situation that you weren’t expecting or your life has taken a different turn. Or maybe you’ve...
5 WAYS TO OVERCOME SELF DOUBT FOR AN AWESOME LIFE

5 WAYS TO OVERCOME SELF DOUBT FOR AN AWESOME LIFE

Sometimes, the world can feel like a negative place. If you’ve been having difficulties in your life, or even a few full-blown failures, it’s easy to get lost in feelings of self-doubt. We all get into ruts in our lives, but sometimes it can be hard to dig ourselves...
3 SIGNS YOU NEED TO CUT THE CORD & LOSE THE NEGATIVITY

3 SIGNS YOU NEED TO CUT THE CORD & LOSE THE NEGATIVITY

If you’re happy and you know it you’ll gladly clap your hands and snap your fingers, not caring at all who might see you and look at you a little sideways. If you’re not happy though, you’re probably holding yourself back from a lot more than just acting silly in...
4 BLUNDERS KEEPING YOU FROM YOUR BLISS

4 BLUNDERS KEEPING YOU FROM YOUR BLISS

Do they say you’re a dreamer? Well you’re not the only one! To say some of us dream big is a huge understatement. Why not, though, right? Dreams are meant to be big! So what’s stopping you? Why have you not yet achieved your bliss? Where is your happiness? We are all...
4 WAYS TO FIND FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS

4 WAYS TO FIND FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS

For many people, happiness and freedom seem like some far off, always elusive goal that they strive to meet, but never quite reach. We have these busy lives with so many commitments, and it’s often hard to take the time to even figure out what happiness truly means to...
4 SIMPLE WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE NOW

4 SIMPLE WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE NOW

Have you ever felt discouraged, stagnant or, at the very least, just “blah”? Do you feel like you just can’t claw your way out of your stifling routine? You want to change your life, but you feel like you just can’t? We’ve all been there! We’ve all felt like we’re...
GET COMFORTABLE OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

GET COMFORTABLE OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

There’s a reason your comfort zone is so… comfortable. It’s eating macaroni and cheese while wrapped in your favorite snuggly soft blanket. Dependability, reliability, and stability are all things you need – they are good things to have. All these things lie well...
HOW TO DEAL WITH UNSUPPORTIVE PEOPLE

HOW TO DEAL WITH UNSUPPORTIVE PEOPLE

The main difficulty in chasing after one’s dreams is often the well-meaning folks who seemingly go out of their way to tell us we are setting ourselves up for failure when we expound upon our dreams. This can be frustrating coming from a concerned acquaintance but the...