Benefits of Setting Boundaries

You can’t be all things — or do all things — for all people. A life without limits means rarely saying “no” and considering everyone else’s feelings before your own. Not only are these people-pleasing habits wholly exhausting, they put you on the direct road to burnout, a major health hazard in its own right. They disregardContinue reading “Benefits of Setting Boundaries”

The Secret to Really Believing in Yourself

Believing in yourself means having faith in your own capabilities. It means believing that you CAN do something — that it is within your ability. When you believe in yourself, you can overcome self-doubt and have the confidence to take action and get things done. When you’re drowning in fears, doubts, and self-sabotaging behaviors, success feelsContinue reading “The Secret to Really Believing in Yourself”

Why It’s So Hard to Feel Worthy of Success

Think about the cumulative effect of all the negative things you’ve told yourself about yourself. Even for relatively happy, normal, well-adjusted people, it’s almost impossible to turn off that voice that tells you you’re not good enough. The irony of it? We think about ourselves, constantly, all the time, but when it comes to using thatContinue reading “Why It’s So Hard to Feel Worthy of Success”

Fill up your cup

You can’t pour from an empty cup. Do you intentionally fill up your cup? With careers, businesses, and families, we’re high-performing achievers that always try to give our best to everything – and this takes a lot out of us! Many of us understand that we need to fill our cup, but we don’t. SomeContinue reading “Fill up your cup”

5 Signs You Are Being Used

In an ideal world, a relationship has a lot of give and take. But relationships are rarely ideal — and being used in a friendship or relationship is way more common than we’d like it to be. It normally starts out simply enough, with someone who seems really sensitive and interesting and reflective and ‘notContinue reading “5 Signs You Are Being Used”

10 Toxic People to Avoid ALWAYS

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing others over the edge. As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic people will never beContinue reading “10 Toxic People to Avoid ALWAYS”

15 Things That Are Probably Weighing You Down

Just about everybody has things in their lives that weigh them down, preventing them from soaring, loving themselves and life the way it was meant to be loved. The reason many birds can fly is that they are incredibly light. You won’t be getting a set of hollow bones anytime soon, but taking a loadContinue reading “15 Things That Are Probably Weighing You Down”

Think You’re a Wise Person?

The cliché “another year older, another year wiser” implies that the only way to attain the secret sauce of life is to live another year… and then another, and then another. Yes, it’s comforting to consider that logging more time here on planet Earth will naturally make you a wise person! According to Merriam-Webster, aContinue reading “Think You’re a Wise Person?”

End of Year Reflections

Today is the last day of the year! The end of the year is a time of excitement and reflection. We’re eager to start a new chapter and make a fresh start. Some of us are also reflecting on the past 12 months and reflecting on what went well and what didn’t. We’re contemplating whatContinue reading “End of Year Reflections”

Let Go Of What No Longer Serves You

In life, we often hold on to things that aren’t helping us elevate to the next level. We hold on to relationships, friendships, jobs and even bad habits that no longer serve us. Why do we do this? Because, for the most part, people fear the unknown. We tend to get scared at the ideaContinue reading “Let Go Of What No Longer Serves You”