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Life or Depth

  • Today’s Resolution: Stop Thinking and Start Laughing
    Today’s Resolution: Stop Thinking and Start LaughingIt’s finally Friday! Take some time out today to watch, listen or see something funny. When you’re laughing, your not thinking, and everyone deserves a brain break on a Friday!Life o…
    - 17 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 9:41am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Be a Good Influence
    Today’s Resolution: Be a Good InfluenceSet someone up for successes, put someone on to a better method, be a guiding light. Whoever may need or seek your assistance today, influence them for good and try to put them on the right path.Life…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 17, 9:41am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Experience Everything for the First Time (Again)
    Today’s Resolution: Experience Everything for the First Time (Again)Experience Everything for the First Time (Again) Today, try to experience everything as if you’ve never done it before. Imagine taking a shower for the first time… drin…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 9:52am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Recreate a Scene from a Movie
    Today’s Resolution: Recreate a Scene from a MovieDo you have a favorite scene from a movie? What movie is it? What are they doing? Are they eating in an italian restaurant? Sitting at a kitchen table? Whatever your favorite scene is, have f…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 17, 9:41am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Ask for Feedback
    Today’s Resolution: Ask for FeedbackAsk a friend, family member or colleague for feedback about a particular subject. Tell them you’re looking to get better at something and you appreciate their point of view.Life or Depth[[ Read the…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 9:47am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Connect with Nature
    Today’s Resolution: Connect with NatureTake hike, sit in the park, or plant a tree. Whatever brings you closer to nature, take some time out today to breathe fresh air and appreciate the upcoming summer (especially if you’ve been inside a…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 9:49am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Resolve an Old Grudge
    Today’s Resolution: Resolve an Old GrudgeTake a few minutes today to resolve an old grudge you have with someone. Consider the time that has passed and the energy you’ve spent keeping the grudge alive. Then, let it go and start over.Lif…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 17, 9:43am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Boost Your Self Image
    Today’s Resolution: Boost Your Self ImageEveryone dislikes something about themself, whether it’s their hair, their nose, their forgetfulness or their general lack of direction. Today, give yourself a pat on the back for being you. Take t…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 9:44am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Leave Your Cell Phone At Home
    Today’s Resolution: Leave Your Cell Phone At HomeThis is crazy! You won’t be able to function without your cell phone! But honestly, do you need your phone with you today? In the not so distant past, no one carried a cellphone. The busine…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 9:44am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Stay Off Facebook
    Today’s Resolution: Stay Off FacebookDo you spend too much time on Facebook? Considering the completely counter-productive nature of the website, “too much” is a pretty easy flag to obtain. I used to be guilty of this too some days, esp…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Oct 17, 9:45am -

The Loop of Confidence

  • I’ve Been Adventuring and Making More Self-Discovery
    I can’t believe it’s almost been eight months since I’ve blogged on The Loop of Confidence. Where have I been, you ask? I’ve been to Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Belize, and crossing my homeland of Canada by car camping, hiking, and biking along t…
    - 13 Sep 16, 10:54am -
  • Putting Others Down
    Putting Others Down Is Not a Method to Develop Self-Confidence I hear and see crazy things online sometimes! It’s clear that many people are seeking ways to increase their confidence – and a lot of bad advice is still available to those searching…
    - 15 Feb 16, 5:38am -
  • Seven Fallacies People Tell about Self-Confidence Part II
    Here are the other four items on the list from Part I. 4. I’m confident in only some areas of my life. I hear this a lot from people who want to sell me on their confidence at work or some other area of their lives, but are afraid in other areas. T…
    - 10 Feb 16, 5:05am -
  • Confident and Outgoing Are Not Synonymous
    I’m incredibly confident and I’m an introvert. An adventure and thrill seeking introvert, but an introvert none the less. I’m not outgoing. I can be the center of attention if I want to be, I can entertain with stories and tell jokes, but it’…
    - 8 Feb 16, 5:55am -
  • Seven Fallacies People Tell about Self-Confidence Part I
    I love talking about self-confidence and self-confidence development. I love dissecting it and teaching people what it’s all about and what it isn’t about. Today, we start to look at some fallacies people have come to believe about confidence. Yo…
    - 4 Feb 16, 8:22am -
  • Preparation and Confidence Part I
    Preparation Increases Confidence If you’ve read my blog posts, then you’ve heard me preach that it’s no good and pointless to use external things to boost your confidence because they can be taken away and/or backfire. All your confidence devel…
    - 2 Feb 16, 8:07am -
  • Self-Confidence Development: Powerful Personal Growth
    If you want to: Succeed in life Have adventures Speak your mind Standup for yourself Take risks Follow your dream(s) Have a social life Lead Be assertive Set a positive example …and the list goes on – You Need Confidence Confidence is not a feeli…
    - 1 Feb 16, 8:21am -
  • Six Reasons Why Confidence Leads to Success
    This is an excerpt from How to Have the Confidence and Faith to Live Your Adventure due to be released on Amazon February 15th, 2016 and available for pre-order. Six Reasons Why Confidence Leads to Success “Confidence is the key to success” is a…
    - 28 Jan 16, 8:30am -
  • Introduction and My 2016 Adventure
    First post of the New Year on The Loop of Confidence and what a year it’s going to be!  It’s time for past readers and new readers to get acquainted with your Confidence Builder – me. First, you can be sure everything I write about on this sit…
    - 21 Jan 16, 1:48pm -
  • Fear: Robber and Teacher
    Back in March, I took a mountain biking trip through the High Atlas in Morocco; so far it’s been the best trip of my life. I came back from this trip high on life, and ready to mountain bike my summer away. I mountain biked better than I’d expect…
    - 29 Jul 15, 1:00am -

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    Cordelia Calls it Quits

    • Changes Are Afoot…
      Cordelia Calls It Quits is currently under renovation. Sign up to be notified when it's back.The post Changes Are Afoot… appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 8 Jun 17, 12:55pm -
    • A Tour of Our Alternative Tiny Home
      We live in two rooms in my in-laws’ basement. Here’s what our alternative tiny home is really like.The post A Tour of Our Alternative Tiny Home appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 10 Apr 17, 7:45am -
    • Why Losing Nearly Everything Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
      I lost a lot over the past year. But here’s what I gained.The post Why Losing Nearly Everything Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 3 Apr 17, 7:45am -
    • Since I’ve Been Gone…
      Shit happened. Here’s what it was, why I’m back, and why I hope you’re still with me.The post Since I’ve Been Gone… appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 8 Sep 16, 7:30am -
    • Why You Should Quit the Toxic People in Your Life, Pronto
      Your life is only as good as the people you allow into it. Here’s why toxic people should NOT be on the guest list.The post Why You Should Quit the Toxic People in Your Life, Pronto appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 24 Aug 15, 7:45am -
    • 35 More Inspirational Quotes on Happiness, Following Your Dreams & Generally Kicking Life’s Ass
      A collection of some of my favorite inspirational quotes to make your day (slash-life) a little better.The post 35 More Inspirational Quotes on Happiness, Following Your Dreams & Generally Kicking Life’s Ass appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Qui…
      - 20 Jul 15, 7:45am -
    • Mind Over Matter, As Illustrated By a Small Child Who Shamed Me At an Amusement Park
      You can psyche yourself into situations as much as you can psyche yourself out of them. So why not use that force for good rather than evil?The post Mind Over Matter, As Illustrated By a Small Child Who Shamed Me At an Amusement Park appeared first…
      - 6 Jul 15, 7:45am -
    • Embrace Whatever Makes You Happy (Even If It’s Totally Weird)
      Screw your secret shame over your oddball interests. Because as long as they make you happy, then they are awesome, and that is all that really matters.The post Embrace Whatever Makes You Happy (Even If It’s Totally Weird) appeared first on Cordel…
      - 26 May 15, 7:45am -
    • QUIT: My Abusive Relationship
      Inner critics make shitty coaches. Don’t mistake challenging yourself with being a complete and utter bitch to yourself.The post QUIT: My Abusive Relationship appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 27 Apr 15, 7:45am -
    • The Way Things Are Isn’t The Way Things Have To Be
      The Way Things Are is, quite frankly, a shitty story to live by. So why do so many of us resign ourselves to it?The post The Way Things Are Isn’t The Way Things Have To Be appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 2 Mar 15, 7:50am -
    • Why We’re Scared of Being Happy (And How to Get Over It)
      While we pay lip service to the pursuit of happiness, most of us have no clue what to do with it if it actually comes our way. Here’s how to get over that.The post Why We’re Scared of Being Happy (And How to Get Over It) appeared first on Cordel…
      - 5 Jan 15, 7:50am -
    • 5 Signs You’re on the Way to Burnout City (and How to Escape If You’re Already There)
      If you notice any of these warning signs creeping into your periphery, take heed -- you're on the way to Burnout City. Here's how to escape.The post 5 Signs You’re on the Way to Burnout City (and How to Escape If You’re Already There) appeared f…
      - 8 Sep 14, 7:50am -
    • Your Happiness Depends on You
      It's all too easy to let your happiness fall to the whims of external factors . But ultimately, it all comes down to you.The post Your Happiness Depends on You appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 23 Jun 14, 7:50am -
    • You Do You Like a Boss (or a T-Rex)
      You can't compare your skills against someone else's. All that matters is that you do what you were designed to do—and you do the everloving shit out of it.The post You Do You Like a Boss (or a T-Rex) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 16 Jun 14, 8:15am -
    • You’re Worth More Than That. Seriously. Stop It.
      We constantly sell ourselves short, downplay our skills and accomplishments, and kowtow to whatever crapportunity is tossed our way. I call "Bullshit!"The post You’re Worth More Than That. Seriously. Stop It. appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Qu…
      - 2 Jun 14, 7:50am -
    • It All Comes Down to You (Some Stories About Adversity)
      Circumstances mean nothing. Limitations mean nothing. Obstacles mean nothing. It all comes down to you.The post It All Comes Down to You (Some Stories About Adversity) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 12 Feb 14, 5:00am -
    • The Ripcord Excuse
      When you screw up, you have two choices: Hit “reset” and move on, or let it tank your whole day. Time to take your hand off the ripcord...The post The Ripcord Excuse appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 10 Feb 14, 8:09am -
    • The Inspirational Power of Prosaic Badassity
      People who get through the day in the hardest of circumstances, who go on against the odds -- THAT's heroism, not cold showers and running triathlons.The post The Inspirational Power of Prosaic Badassity appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 15 Jan 14, 5:00am -
    • Some of the Awesomest Spam Comments Ever (Vol. 2)
      Culled from the many blogs I oversee, my favorite spam comments of late, judged on creativity, humor, or sheer un-intillegibility.The post Some of the Awesomest Spam Comments Ever (Vol. 2) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 28 Oct 13, 5:00am -
    • Are You Chaining Your Elephant?
      That little patch of life you think is all that's out there for you? It's an illusion. Here's how to break free.The post Are You Chaining Your Elephant? appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 7 Oct 13, 5:00am -
    • How to Deal When Everything’s Not OK
      There will be times, even in the most optimistic and dutifully designed lives, when things just really, really suck. Here are some ways to cope with that.The post How to Deal When Everything’s Not OK appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 23 Sep 13, 8:38am -
    • How to Quit (Tips & Tactics)
      Each quit is different, and each person quits differently. But here are some basic guidelines to get you started as you remove the crap from your life.The post How to Quit (Tips & Tactics) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 10 Jun 13, 5:00am -
    • When You Should Quit Something
      This is your life, and you’re deciding how you want to live it. It’s your call what stays and what goes.The post When You Should Quit Something appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 3 Jun 13, 5:00am -
    • The Positivity of Quitting
      Quitting sometimes gets a bad rap. And sometimes it should. Here's what the GOOD kind of quitting looks like.The post The Positivity of Quitting appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 27 May 13, 5:00am -
    • Acceptance Does Not Mean Acquiescence
      The philosophical breakdown of the meaning of my new tat. (Thesis: you can be Zen and still fight your little heart out.)The post Acceptance Does Not Mean Acquiescence appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 17 Apr 13, 5:00am -
    • Some of Awesomest Spam Comments Ever
      Culled from the many blogs I oversee, my favorite spam comments of late, judged on creativity, humor, or sheer un-intillegibility.The post Some of Awesomest Spam Comments Ever appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 18 Jan 13, 5:00am -
    • My Misery Is Miserabler Than Your Misery
      First off, infinite thanks for the incredible outpouring of love and support you all gave me on Monday’s post.  I knew you guys would be awesome about it, but I can’t begin to tell you how much all your kind words and encouragement mean to me. I…
      - 12 Sep 12, 5:00am -
    • QUIT: Being a Selfish Bitch About My Husband’s Illness
      This post might make you hate me, or there might be someone out there it could help in some way. Whichever is the case, it had to be written...The post QUIT: Being a Selfish Bitch About My Husband’s Illness appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Qui…
      - 10 Sep 12, 5:00am -
    • Fun (and Sometimes Disturbing) Ways That People Have Found My Blog – Volume II
      Another compilation of my favorite strange and unusual search terms that have led people to my blog.The post Fun (and Sometimes Disturbing) Ways That People Have Found My Blog – Volume II appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 6 Sep 12, 5:00am -
    • Coping with the Stabby Days
      Sometimes you just hate the world and everything in it. Here are some ways to get through those moods while doing as little damage as possible.The post Coping with the Stabby Days appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 13 Feb 12, 11:19am -
    • Coping with the Poo Days
      We all have bad days. Here are some tips on how to get through them as gently as possible and emerge on the other side.The post Coping with the Poo Days appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 28 Dec 11, 11:14am -
    • Fun (and Sometimes Disturbing) Ways That People Have Found My Blog
      A compilation of my favorite strange and unusual search terms that have led people to my blog.The post Fun (and Sometimes Disturbing) Ways That People Have Found My Blog appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 3 Aug 11, 9:50am -
    • Never Feel Guilty for Following Your Dreams
      Stop letting others make you feel bad for following your dreams. Here's how to kill the guilt trips once and for all -- and get back to being awesome.The post Never Feel Guilty for Following Your Dreams appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 5 Jan 11, 10:03am -
    • What Story Are You Telling Yourself?
      The way we frame things matters. Are you telling yourself a story that's actually sabotaging you?The post What Story Are You Telling Yourself? appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 8 Dec 10, 5:53am -
    • Screw the Game of Life. Here’s the Real Way to Play It
      I’m not too enthused about the idea of living my life as a series of checkpoints and to-dos.Especially when they’re someone else’s The post Screw the Game of Life. Here’s the Real Way to Play It appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 1 Nov 10, 9:29am -

    Life on Your Terms

    • Good Life Project ‘Living Creed’
      Like this? Learn to build a better life at Good Life Project.
      - 26 May 16, 11:10pm -
    • ALOYT In Action: How One Women Walked Away From Two PH.Ds to Live a Life on Her Terms
      Note from Liz: This is a guest post by Katie Benedetto. Katie Benedetto Jones is a former Ph.D. student who left the world of mathematics to become a web developer. She now develops Critter.Co, a fun personal growth tool and game.  Once upon a time,…
      - 24 Jan 14, 1:04pm -
    • This Is The Story Of Your Life
      If I wanted to get to know you, I would get you to tell me your story. Rather, I’d ask you to tell me all the stories that make up your life. Your life is, in essence, an accumulation of stories. There’s a story of childhood. A story about how yo…
      - 14 Aug 13, 10:18am -
    • How to Free Yourself From Fear of Judgement
      Search youtube for ‘babies dancing’ and you’ll see video after video of children moving to the music in the only way they know how: to the beat of their heart. There’s not one child postering or monitoring his movements in the mirror. You won…
      - 25 Jul 13, 1:03pm -
    • Birthday Roundup Celebration: 12 Essential Posts From A Life On Your Terms
      Yesterday morning I was hit with a severe case of procrastination, so I decided I would surf the internet for a while. While looking for a source of motivation in the places I would definitely not find it, I struck gold: a post about lessons learned…
      - 18 Jul 13, 7:41am -
    • A Guide To Dominating The World, One Hug At A Time
      Imagine walking into a room and seeing nothing but a sea of smiling faces. They’re happy to see you. They’re all smiling at you because they like you and what you stand for. They like what you stand for because it’s what they stand for as well.…
      - 11 Jul 13, 5:42pm -

    Deep Existence

    • You’re More Powerful Than You Think
      “If you want to be tougher mentally, it is simple: Be tougher. Don’t meditate on it.” These words of Jocko’s helped one listener— a drug addict— get sober after many ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 4 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 9:33pm -
    • Potential Is Worthless
      JaMarcus Russell was one of the most highly touted college prospects that the NFL had seen in some time. Here are some of the things scouts and NFL experts said ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 11 days ago, 9 Oct 17, 11:01pm -
    • Raise Your Floor, Not Your Ceiling
      I recently came across a quote that instantly became my favorite quote of all time. “We do not rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 18 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 8:56pm -
    • Why You Should Take Your Goals Less Seriously (No, Really)
      A strategist considers all options, especially the counterintuitive ones. This article is worth the 3,000 word journey. Look at it this way: If you disagree, you’ll probably take your goals even ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 25 days ago, 25 Sep 17, 7:05pm -
    • How to Think Clearly
      Sometimes the problem isn’t that we’re not thinking through life, it’s that we’re thinking about so many things that our brains get stuck in an endless loop of unresolved ideas. ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 34 days ago, 17 Sep 17, 1:36pm -
    • 4 Important Lessons I’ve Learned About Life
      1. There are two types of people: those who don’t know what they’re doing and those who pretend like they do. Existence is stupid. Regardless of how you think we ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 46 days ago, 4 Sep 17, 9:37pm -
    • How to Be Resilient
      Resilience is arguably the most valuable skill to have in life. If life is a ride of peaks and valleys, resilience is a turbo boost whenever you’re in the valleys. ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 53 days ago, 28 Aug 17, 11:26pm -

    Planet Naveen

    • How to Use the 5 Bases of Power to get Results
      If you manage a team of people, then you’ll be aware that you hold some power over them. This can all seem a little abstract, so let’s look at some different situations to see where each type of authority might be useful.
      - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 17, 8:47pm -
    • 4 Tips to Stay Positive Around Negative People
      Negative people suck our energy and if you are not armed with ideas to handle them, you would be surely depleting your reservoir of positivity. However, you don't need to move a hill to fight them. Just try these 4 simple tips to stay positive ev…
      - 19 Jan 17, 10:19pm -
    • The Choice is Yours
      You always have a choice, but did you know that your choices can make a profound impact on your life , no matter which stage of life you are in at present.Again, it's you who decide what you want to go after, I am just sharing my opinion here in…
      - 3 Oct 16, 12:36am -
    • Rediscovering Paper
      Here is another inspiring guest post by Nenad Rustic. He explains why he switched from Wunderlist to a succession of paper notebooks. While he still uses OneNote, to store my notes, he scribbles down things as he needs to, and transfer it later, if t…
      - 14 Aug 15, 10:02pm -
    • Creative Visualization Program by Lisa Nichols – My Detailed Review
      My honest review of Lisa Nichol's home study program - Creative Visualization. I am not new to this concept since I have read a couple of books on this subject already. However, I wanted to try this program out since I have heard a lot about Lisa Nic…
      - 9 May 15, 2:49pm -
    • Small Habits – Ladders to Big Progress
      In this wonderful guest post, Alina Sukumaran explains HISI. Habits In Small Increments (HISI).If you break new habits into small increments, applied regularly, the pain of dealing with the new and unknown is almost zero. Your mind will accept th…
      - 3 Apr 15, 12:38am -
    • 10 Powerful Steps for Manifesting Your Goals and Dreams – PART II
      This article is continuation of earlier article , to read part 1 – click here. In his previous post, Zdravko Lukovski talked about 5 steps for manifesting your goals and dreams, and this article he covers the remaining 5 steps. Over to Zdravko……
      - 2 Apr 15, 1:30am -
    • 10 Powerful Steps for Manifesting Your Goals and Dreams – PART I

      - 2 Apr 15, 1:22am -
    • The Law of Attraction in a Nutshell
      This is a guest post by Justin Mazza of Mazzastick.com , a widely popular personal development blog. If you would like to write a guest post for planetnaveen.com, follow this link. I know Justin from quite sometime now through his blog which has ton…
      - 12 Feb 15, 10:15pm -
    • Take the First Step – Because that’s the Hardest
      This is a guest post by Anuradha Ramchand. To guest write on this blog, please check this page. Wanting to quit your job and start a new business? Waiting to apologize to someone who means a lot? Struggling to begin a workout regime that you have bee…
      - 12 Jan 15, 9:43pm -

    Motivational Memo

    • How I Created The Perfect Business & Family Recipe For Success
      Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair. I can never wipe the image from my mind of my 2, 5, and 8-year-old children walking the streets with their mother and I, with a handful of pink advertising cards, for our brand new business venture. With their…
      - 8 Sep 15, 11:43am -
    • 5 Steps Towards Your Personal Independence
      Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair. ‘The greatest security is to plan and act and take the risk that will make you independent.’ – Denis Waitley I’m an Australian, and we don’t celebrate Independence Day like the Americans. Yet I have…
      - 18 Aug 15, 11:57am -
    • 4 Cures For Overcoming The Onset Of Old Age
      Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair. The number of years denoted by the calendar and your birth date are no reflection of how old you really are, or how healthy you are in your spirit, soul and body. I have met twenty-one year olds who, in their…
      - 18 Aug 15, 11:40am -
    • How To Hit Your Hot Spot
      Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair. Have you ever shaken hands with someone and their handshake  resembled the very nature of a cold fish? Lifeless. Powerless. Unimpressive. Well the life at the end of that cold fish handshake is probably cold…
      - 11 Aug 15, 11:46am -
    • There Is No Reason To Be Afraid: 10 Tips To Help You Manage Your Fear
      Post written by Dr Carlo Carandang.  Fear can be looked at as a normal thing for a human being, as something that is necessary and manifests itself instinctively to protect us from danger. It’s a contextual matter, from one person to another and…
      - 4 Aug 15, 11:52am -
    • I Didn’t Know Squat About How To Be A Successful Parent
      Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair. Being the parent of what I would call two perfect children, I thought I had parenting down to a fine art. In my view, I was an expert and could advise all parents of exactly what they should and should not do.…
      - 28 Jul 15, 11:50am -
    • Be Expectant & Give Birth To A Great Future
      Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair. Here’s a quote that leapt into my brain – probably around the time that one of my children was being born – ‘Be expectant and you’ll give birth to a great future.’ I love it when I can draw from th…
      - 22 Jul 15, 1:17am -
    • Perfecting The Art Of Failure: Harnessing Its Unlimited Potential
      Post written by Carl Preston. For many people, the idea of failure is simple not on the agenda. Not doing something the right way, failing to get something right, all of these things? Not something they can even comprehend. It’s the worst thing in…
      - 14 Jul 15, 11:41am -
    • 4 Keys To Unlocking Your Standout Life
      Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair. ‘Turn up.’ – Woody Allen Woody Allen’s simple explanation for succeeding in life rings true with me. However, I want to explore those two powerful words a little deeper, for they are two words that cle…
      - 7 Jul 15, 11:25am -
    • How To Initiate Change, Conquer The Creative Saboteur & Tame The Fears
      Post written by Sophie Cliche. For me, change starts with an inspiration. I often identify something that could be better, something that currently restricts me or causes me pain, and I let myself dream about what it could be instead. I become engage…
      - 30 Jun 15, 11:55am -

    The Psychology of Wellbeing

    • Furthering Mental Wellness
      I had the breath knocked out of me last year when I was surprised with an award at the Global Wellness Summit in Tyrol, Austria. I was given the “Debra Simon Award” recognizing a “Leader in Furthering Mental Wellness.” The award was a touchin…
      - 81 days ago, 1 Aug 17, 9:04am -
    • Facebook’s New Mission Sounds Noble, But . . .
      This week, Mark Zuckerberg announced a new mission for Facebook: to “bring the world closer together.” Facebook has been under a lot of criticism recently for being the world’s largest distributor of fake news and for being a powerful driver of…
      - 23 Jun 17, 7:20pm -
    • Movement X
      I discovered Ido Portal in a YouTube video about 5 years ago. I was immediately impressed. In part, I was impressed with his physical prowess. Ido has developed a capacity for movement that very few people can ever hope to obtain. Watching him maneuv…
      - 13 Jun 17, 4:59am -
    • The Free Will Conundrum (the Search for the Missing “I”)
      Scientists and philosophers have debated for centuries over the existence of free will. Science tells us that most of the activity in the universe, down to the atomic (or even sub-atomic) level, is caused by simple reactions to whatever happened prev…
      - 18 Apr 17, 5:18am -
    • Paying for Pain: Spartan Race Therapy
      Burpees suck. I know this because I’ve been doing a lot of them lately. If you don’t know what a burpee is, you can watch this short video. It is a simple exercise in which you lie down on the ground in a prone position (chest on the floor,) then…
      - 8 Apr 17, 5:05am -
    • Engineering Serendipity
      This week’s article is a guest post from Maggie Hsu, an Advisor at Zappos.com. Zappos.com is a leading online retailer headquartered in Las Vegas specializing in shoes and clothing. Previously, Maggie was Vice President and Chief of Staff at Downto…
      - 19 Mar 17, 9:33am -
    • How to Have Rational Political Discourse
      Remember when social media used to be fun? Facebook used to be a place to catch up with our friends, share cute pictures of our kids, and have a few good chuckles over cat videos. But those days seem to be over. Today, our social media platforms are…
      - 6 Feb 17, 8:44pm -
    • The Joy of Work in the Age of Automation
      Today’s article comes from the Jan/Feb issue of Organic Spa Magazine. I have been writing a column on wellness tips in Organic Spa Magazine for several years. This month, we launch a new column that focuses on “modern wellness,” managing wellbe…
      - 25 Jan 17, 4:02am -
    • Assessing Emotional Intelligence (and why you should)
      This week’s article is written by Leopold Denis, the co-founder of Moodwalk, a French company specializing in emotional intelligence. You can learn more about it at https://emotional-competence.co/en. What is Emotional Intelligence? Everybody knows…
      - 17 Jan 17, 4:32am -
    • 2017 Global Spa & Wellness Trends
      I recently attended the 10th Anniversary of the Global Wellness Summit in Kitzbuhel, Austria featuring wellness experts and leaders from across many industries. These were some of the top wellness trends being discussed by the field: Mandatory Wellne…
      - 9 Jan 17, 9:21pm -

    Happier Human

    • Direct Brain Stimulation, a Billion Dollar Invention? Not Yet.
      Every single feeling of perception – of touch, of smell, of color – can be traced back to a particular set of neurons. Stimulate those neurons directly and a person’s perception of reality can be controlled. In the 1940s, neurosurgeon Wilder Pe…
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    • 7 Steps to Reducing Rumination
      Overthinking is evil. Like the whispers of a devil, it pretends to help while just making the situation worse. What can you do to reduce it? Unfortunately, the cure is as complex as the cause. But follow these 7 steps and you can slowly but surely ri…
      - 21 Jul 14, 6:02pm -
    • Is Depression Really on The Rise?
      It’s an idea repeated so often that it’s now taken for fact – depression is on the rise. If true, modern society has messed up. In 1985, 10% of people had no one to discuss important matters with. By 2004, that number had grown to 25% – one o…
      - 10 Jul 14, 12:44pm -
    • Positive Psychology 101 – The Best Self-Help
      UPDATE: THE PRICE OF THE COURSE MENTIONED IN THIS POST HAS INCREASED BY 200%. I NO LONGER RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT What do the most successful people do differently? Why are some people able to bounce back from failure? What allows some couples to stay…
      - 25 May 14, 4:06pm -
    • The Four Reasons Why Overthinking and Depression Are on the Rise
      More and more people are getting fat. From the growing waistlines and rates of cardiovascular disease it’s obvious. We call it the obesity epidemic. But there’s another epidemic that’s been spreading that’s just as bad. Why is the rate of dep…
      - 17 May 14, 4:34pm -
    • Are You an Overthinker? You’ve Been Poisoned
      Feeling anxious, upset, or sad? Natural. Feeling reflective? Productive. Going over a failure or conflict again and again to see how it could have gone better. Ranting and raving about the wrongs that have been done to you. Trying to figure out why l…
      - 11 May 14, 5:00pm -
    • Do Pets Bring Happiness?
      If you want more happiness, get a pet. In the 80s and 90s, research came out suggesting many benefits from pet ownership. From reduced risk of asthma, allergies, and cardiovascular disease to increased mood and wellbeing. Some doctors started recomme…
      - 30 Apr 14, 12:04pm -
    • The Lies Your Narrator Tell and How They Hurt You
      When I was 16, I had the craziest summer of my life. I woke up in the middle of the night, my heart pounding and my palms sweating. Why oh why? Why had she broken up with me? I want her back! Walking, talking, working, studying – whatever I was doi…
      - 14 Apr 14, 7:44pm -
    • The 4 Things You Need to Know About Meditation
      Meditation is HARD. Keeping still and staying focused is so unnatural that most who give meditation a try don’t keep it up. So it’s important to know: Does it work? Better than other techniques? How quickly? Is one type better than another? If we…
      - 17 Mar 14, 8:21pm -
    • 54 Ways to Increase Your Happiness Set Point
      Over a person’s lifetime, how much do you expect that their happiness will increase? Most people I’ve asked seem to think that the answer is ‘A LOT’. Sure, there’ll be tough times and the occasional sadness, but as they accomplish and accum…
      - 16 Dec 13, 5:55pm -

    Live Bold and Bloom

    • 10 Transformative Benefits Of Gratitude
      The world is ending.Life as we know it is over.Things are going to hell in a hand basket.Doesn't it feel that way sometimes? All the time? Doesn't it seem like we are plagued by bad news, dire events, political upheaval, and mass tragedies?If t…
      - 2 days ago, 18 Oct 17, 3:09pm -
    • Financial Abuse: Are You Being Controlled And Manipulated With Money?
      Money makes the world go 'round. It gives us the freedom to do what we want, buy what we need, and pursue our dreams. Even if you're not wealthy, you have the ability to get a better job, earn more, spend and invest the way you see fit, and make your…
      - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 11:34am -
    • 31 Good Things To Talk About With Anyone
      Have you ever been in that uncomfortable situation at a party when you have no idea what to say to the person standing in front of you? You want to engage in conversation, if only to be polite, but you feel too shy, tongue-tied, or just at a complete…
      - 17 days ago, 4 Oct 17, 10:29am -
    • 29 Fun Things To Do At Home
      Are you stuck on auto-pilot? Do you cook the same dinners each night and watch the same Netflix shows over and over? If so, it's time for a change. The same routine day in and day out can lead to boredom at best, or at worst, leave you worn out, drai…
      - 22 days ago, 28 Sep 17, 3:14pm -
    • 13 Warning Signs Of A Self-Absorbed Partner
      Picture this. You have been in a relationship for a few months, and you begin to notice your amazing new partner spends a lot of time talking about himself and his accomplishments. Your beautiful new girlfriend seems to look around every room she ent…
      - 24 days ago, 26 Sep 17, 3:59pm -
    • 31 Tips For Writing Your Book On Your Expertise
      So you are ready to write your book. You've made the decision to become a self-published author. The only problem is — you don't know what the heck to write about. When you look on Amazon at all of the non-fiction books available, it's completely o…
      - 30 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:15am -
    • 50 Self-Care Ideas For Stressed Out People Pleasers
      “In case of the loss of cabin pressure, put on your own oxygen mask first before assisting others.” If you fly on commercial planes, you've heard this statement from a flight attendant many times, instructing you to take care of your safety first…
      - 33 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 3:00am -
    • 40 Compelling Quotes About Life To Empower You
      If you had to do it all over again, what would you do differently? How would your life look today if you'd made a different choice at all of the major (and minor) crossroads of your life? Often we look back over our lives with regrets or at least a c…
      - 39 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 2:25pm -
    • How To Get Over Someone You Love Who Has Left You
      You've heard the old saying, “All good things must come to an end.” Sadly, if this saying applies to your love relationship, and you aren't ready for that ending to come, it can be heartbreaking. Nothing prepares you for that emotional punch in t…
      - 44 days ago, 7 Sep 17, 12:07pm -
    • How To Cope With A Lack Of Empathy From Your Spouse
      Empathy is one of the defining characteristics of emotional intelligence. To have empathy, you must put yourself in another person's shoes — to feel what they are feeling and seek to understand their perspective. You must be willing to step outside…
      - 47 days ago, 4 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
    • 7 Steps To Find Yourself When You Feel Lost
      There was a period in my life when I felt completely lost. I had plenty of responsibilities and endless lists of things that had to be done. But none of these things afforded me any sense of purpose or prolonged joy. It seemed like I was on a treadmi…
      - 51 days ago, 31 Aug 17, 6:11am -
    • 4 Essential Oils To Help You Beat Depression
      When you are suffering from the dark cloud of depression, you need all the tools you can put your hands on to treat it and start feeling better. Depression can sneak up on you, leaving you so depleted, sad, and empty that you don't have the strength…
      - 58 days ago, 24 Aug 17, 4:39am -
    • 11 Steps To Not Feeling Lonely In Your Marriage
      Most of us enter marriage believing we've found a life partner to hold our hands through life's ups and downs and cherish us for the rest of our days. In the honeymoon phase of your lives together, you are so close and connected that you can't imagin…
      - 68 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 10:15am -
    • 11 Habits Of Wildly Successful People
      The truth is, a large part of what we accomplish in life is governed by our habits. Habits can lead us to think and act in specific patterns, as they rewire our brains with neural pathways that make the behaviors almost automatic. Because our habits…
      - 72 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 2:00am -
    • 25 Relationship Quotes To Inspire Intimacy And Love
      Your love relationship is the most important relationship you will ever have. Do you agree? It is in this intimate relationship (or marriage) that we have the opportunity to grow and evolve into the person we want to be. This is especially so when yo…
      - 75 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 1:53pm -
    • 5 Artful Ways To Keep a Conversation Going
      Have you ever found yourself talking to someone, and suddenly there's an awkward silence? You panic because you can't think of anything else to talk about. Your face grows red and your brain goes blank, as you grasp for a verbal lifeline to save you…
      - 80 days ago, 2 Aug 17, 9:06am -
    • 8 Proven Tricks To Stay Focused And Improve Concentration
      Do you ever feel like you are doing a lot of things at once, but you're not getting much accomplished? With pervasive distractions like social media, smartphones, and never ending emails, it's far too easy to get pulled away from the task at hand. By…
      - 87 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 3:32am -
    • How To Start A Journal And Stick With It
      Our lives contain a series of hidden gems of insight and understanding, and our most recent experiences contain the most useful gems of all. This is because our most current lessons have the strongest impact on how we are living right now. By documen…
      - 87 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 3:14am -
    • 10 Signs Of Real Friends And How To Identify Fake Friends
      I deeply value the small circle of women in my life who are my closest friends, and I make a concerted effort to be a good friend to them. Developing this amazing circle and becoming the kind of friend myself that I would like to have in others has t…
      - 94 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 12:41pm -
    • How To Rebuild Trust When You’ve Been Hurt Or Betrayed By Your Love Partner
      You wonder why the bank account has gotten so low, only to discover your partner has been spending without telling you. You overhear your spouse sharing your most private information with her best friend after she promised to keep it confidential. Yo…
      - 100 days ago, 13 Jul 17, 11:07am -