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  • Today’s Resolution: Make a Mail Call
    Today’s Resolution: Make a Mail CallThere are people in our lives who take care of us every day and we often don’t give them a second thought. Don’t take these folks for granted. Leave your postal carrier a little surprise in your mailb…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 8:46am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Enjoy the Spices of Life
    Today’s Resolution: Enjoy the Spices of LifeUnless there is someone in your household (perhaps you) who is an inventive cook, chances are there are probably spices in your kitchen arsenal that are rarely used or have been forgotten. Take a…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:42am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Indulge in a Good Prune!
    Today’s Resolution: Indulge in a Good Prune!Plants of all types (indoor or outdoor) can stand with a make-over from time to time. Check houseplants that may have outgrown containers and consider repotting; pull off dead and dying leaves/flo…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 8:43am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Find a “Mom & Pop”
    Today’s Resolution: Find a “Mom & Pop”Do you know what Zots are? Button candy? Ever don a pair of wax lips? There are some great retro candy products to be found that are unique if you look for them in the right places. Sometimes you ca…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 8:42am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Make it “a Very GOOD Day”
    Today’s Resolution: Make it “a Very GOOD Day”Make a conscious effort to be positive ALL day today. If you happen to be a “Twilight Zone” fan (the originals), you may recall an episode (“It’s a Good Life”) where there is a very…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 8:45am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Make Your Move
    Today’s Resolution: Make Your MovePut a little yoga into practice by learning some basic moves (or at least be able to talk about it). Take a beginner’s class or have a friend or family member teach you some simple poses. There are many p…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 8:51am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Play Mind Games
    Today’s Resolution: Play Mind GamesMany studies have shown that an active mind may stave off the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Logic and problem-solving skills can be practiced daily with mind challenges such as crossword puzzles, S…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 8:41am -
  • Today’s Resolution: See What’s in Your Wallet
    Today’s Resolution: See What’s in Your WalletEvaluate your credit cards periodically. Check interest rates with other companies and be sure your company is giving you the most competitive rate. Compare perks you receive, and see if you ar…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 8:48am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Engage in Child’s Play
    Today’s Resolution: Engage in Child’s PlaySome of the most relaxing things we can do as adults is to take a break and engage in an activity that will distract us or temporarily take our mind off of our problems. Children might be on to so…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 8:41am -
  • Today’s Resolution: Pass the Word
    Today’s Resolution: Pass the WordPasswords are a necessary evil to unlock access to countless accounts we use daily. We are reminded to use passwords that are not too personal (birthdates or children’s names) and cautioned not to re-use t…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 8:47am -

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 -
    • 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 -
    • QUIT: Pretending I’m Ever Going to Learn How to Cook
      You have to allocate your time and energy to the things that give you the most personal ROI -- and allow you to give the most ROI to the world around you. The post QUIT: Pretending I’m Ever Going to Learn How to Cook appeared first on Cordelia Cal…
      - 9 Mar 15, 7:50am -
    • 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 -
    • The Awesome Power of Tiny Triumphs
      It’s so easy to dismiss the importance of the small actions we take each day in pursuit of our goals. But each one is a triumph, and each one deserves celebration.The post The Awesome Power of Tiny Triumphs appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quit…
      - 23 Feb 15, 7:50am -
    • It’s OK to Not Be OK
      Feeling weak, tired, broken or just plain not OK doesn't mean you’re somehow less-than. It just means you’re human.The post It’s OK to Not Be OK appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 16 Feb 15, 8:44am -
    • Why You Shouldn’t Give a Shit What Successful People Eat for Breakfast
      Creating a kickass life takes an awful lot more than emulating the right morning routine.The post Why You Shouldn’t Give a Shit What Successful People Eat for Breakfast appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 9 Feb 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 -
    • QUIT: The Entrepreneurial Rat Race
      It’s time to start maximizing the meaning in my hours rather than the billable rate they command.The post QUIT: The Entrepreneurial Rat Race appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 1 Sep 14, 7:50am -
    • Sometimes You Need to Go into Energy Saver Mode
      Sometimes you face a full system shutdown. And the only way to get yourself up and running again is to set yourself to limited capacity.The post Sometimes You Need to Go into Energy Saver Mode appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 18 Aug 14, 7:50am -
    • Your Guide to Calling It Quits (because there are better things to do with your life)
      We all allow crap and nonsense into our lives, and we all deserve better. I'd like to tell you how to take things from "meh" to freakin' awesome.The post Your Guide to Calling It Quits (because there are better things to do with your life) appeared…
      - 4 Aug 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 -
    • Lessons From 1 Year of Freelancing Full-Time
      The biggest things I’ve learned from one full year of freelancing full-time (that I so wish I'd known when I started).The post Lessons From 1 Year of Freelancing Full-Time appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 14 May 14, 8:08am -
    • I Was Wrong: Quitting Your Job Won’t Make You Happy
      Quitting your job, finding "the one," moving to Tahiti, winning the lottery...Nothing will make you you really, truly happy unless you learn how to BE happy.The post I Was Wrong: Quitting Your Job Won’t Make You Happy appeared first on Cordelia Ca…
      - 29 Apr 14, 9:31am -
    • 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 -
    • How Do You Want to Feel Today?
      If you’re not “designing” your days and moments just like you’re designing all the big-picture stuff, you won't truly be happy.The post How Do You Want to Feel Today? appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 13 Jan 14, 5:00am -
    • Do Small Things in a Great Way
      How we approach everything--even piddly, mundane tasks--influences how awesome our lives can be.The post Do Small Things in a Great Way appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 7 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 -
    • QUIT: The Day Job (!!!)
      It's been a long and winding (and often crazy) road, but I've finally reached the Quit of Quits. I know, I don't fully believe it yet, either.The post QUIT: The Day Job (!!!) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 1 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 -
    • Sometimes Life Has Other Plans
      The Grand Master Plan takes an unexpected turn. The final Quit WILL still happen; it’s just hit a speed bump.The post Sometimes Life Has Other Plans appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 1 Apr 13, 5:00am -
    • Sorry, I Don’t Go Down That Easy
      The way things turn out after a setback is determined largely by the way you choose react to it. This week, I get to test that out something fierce.The post Sorry, I Don’t Go Down That Easy appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 20 Mar 13, 5:00am -
    • Progress Report: Commencing Countdown…
      I’ma take your freelance work. I’ma take your freelance work. No, for real, ask your blogging friends: Do they need my services? ~(admittedly) awful riff…The post Progress Report: Commencing Countdown… appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Qu…
      - 18 Mar 13, 5:00am -
    • QUIT: Letting My Social Anxiety Win
      You'd never guess it from the loudmouthed sasspot I am on this blog, but I am broken socially. And I’m through with letting that eff up myself and my life.The post QUIT: Letting My Social Anxiety Win appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 18 Feb 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 -
    • When I Say “Part,” You Say “Time”: Part (Time!) Part (Time!)
      The next state in the Grand Master Plan has arrived. (Woo-ha!)The post When I Say “Part,” You Say “Time”: Part (Time!) Part (Time!) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 17 Sep 12, 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…The post My Misery Is Miserabler Than Your Misery appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 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 -
    • Progress Report: T-Minus Till Part-Time
      This is the last big leap before, well, the Last Big Leap. Onward and upward, kiddies!The post Progress Report: T-Minus Till Part-Time appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 29 Aug 12, 5:00am -
    • Progress Report: The “If I Can Do It, You Can Too” Speech
      Taking stock of how far I've come, and what that means for anyone hoping to restart their dreams.The post Progress Report: The “If I Can Do It, You Can Too” Speech appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 16 Jul 12, 6:30am -
    • 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 -
    • You Have the Time
      Holy freakin’ schmoley. The holidays are over, the New Year is here, and we’re all revved up to make it the best, most tail-kicking year…The post You Have the Time appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 4 Jan 12, 11:04am -
    • 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 -
    • Progress Report: I’ve Bought Myself a Day!
      I’ve officially requested one day off work each week to focus more on my writing—and my boss agreed to it! Here's how I did it and what I learned from it.The post Progress Report: I’ve Bought Myself a Day! appeared first on Cordelia Calls It…
      - 30 Nov 11, 6:13am -
    • 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 -
    • 27 Reasons Why You Might Fail & 2 Reasons Why You WILL
      There are plenty of reasons why your big idea or dream might fail, but only 2 that guarantee it will.The post 27 Reasons Why You Might Fail & 2 Reasons Why You WILL appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 27 Jul 11, 10:22am -
    • QUIT: Resenting My Job (And All Other Circumstances I Can’t Change)
      Resenting the unavoidable doesn’t change the fact that I still have to do it. It only makes me unhappy while I’m doing it.The post QUIT: Resenting My Job (And All Other Circumstances I Can’t Change) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 18 Jul 11, 9:55am -
    • QUIT: Keeping My Bipolar Disorder a Dirty Little Secret
      Not sharing my BP makes implies that it’s something I’m embarrassed about -- the kind of thing that’s just Best Not Talked About. And I just don't believe that anymore.The post QUIT: Keeping My Bipolar Disorder a Dirty Little Secret appeared f…
      - 11 Apr 11, 6:06am -
    • Taking Control of Your Inner Two-Year-Old
      Some things just throw us into a funk, and the best way to deal with them is to imagine you’re dealing with a petulant toddler.The post Taking Control of Your Inner Two-Year-Old appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 24 Jan 11, 8:42am -
    • 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 -
    • What Productivity Isn’t
      Productivity is more than being in a state of perpetual motion. If you're not using your efficiency on things that really matter, you're actually wasting it.The post What Productivity Isn’t appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 17 Nov 10, 9:59am -
    • QUIT: Projects I Don’t Actually Care About (With Apologies to David Foster Wallace)
      I don’t need to impress anyone anymore—myself included. The post QUIT: Projects I Don’t Actually Care About (With Apologies to David Foster Wallace) appeared first on Cordelia Calls It Quits.
      - 15 Nov 10, 6:28am -

    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

    • Don’t Be Envious: The Cost Is Too High
      Envy, often confused with jealousy, is when you want something that someone else has.  Jealousy is when you feel threatened that someone else is going to take away something you ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 2 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 3:51am -
    • How to Overcome Burnout: Balance Focus and Variety
      Real work requires deep focus. But variety keeps us interested. I’m the type of guy to badger people about the importance of focusing, but lately, I’ve realized the importance of ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 1:58am -
    • Why You Should Organize Your Life With Lists
      I’m not impressed when someone can memorize the sequencing of pi to 100,000 places. Do you know why? Because a (large) piece of paper accomplishes the same thing. A computer can ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 16 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 4:33am -
    • How to Let Go of Emotional Baggage
      I have just discarded most of my baggage. Literally. This is all that I own. I did it for freedom, to be lightweight as I travel the world, and to make ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 1:34am -
    • Why The Brain Can’t Resist Facebook: Digital Slavery and How to Handle Freedom
      Freedom is the positive result of prosperity and progress. But as you’ll see, excessive freedom can be ruinous to the human brain. If you have internet access, you have the ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 37 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 3:30am -
    • 5 Rare But Essential Productivity Practices
      Productivity is defined as “the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services.” A simpler definition that we tend to use? ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 44 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 9:51pm -
    • How to Stop Procrastinating in 10 Seconds
      Procrastination is a fancy word for resistance. If there weren’t resistance between you and your desired behavior, then nothing would stop you from doing it right now. No resistance, no procrastination. ...Read more at Stephen Guise
      - 51 days ago, 1 Jan 18, 7:58pm -

    Planet Naveen

    • Free Online Masterclass, WildFit – Amazing Insights for Understanding Food
      WildFit Masterclass by Eric Edmeades consists of so many insightful secrets about the food, eating habits, and some shocking truths about the food industry.The post Free Online Masterclass, WildFit – Amazing Insights for Understanding Food appeare…
      - 27 days ago, 26 Jan 18, 3:34am -
    • 10 Books I Enjoyed Reading in 2017 and Learnt a Ton!
      It's almost end of the year and another eventful year has passed by. Books, being a true catalyst in my life, I thought of sharing the top books that had an impact on my life in 2017.My personal picks for 10 best books of 2017. They belong to the di…
      - 58 days ago, 26 Dec 17, 2:07am -
    • 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.The post How to Use the…
      - 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 even…
      - 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 thi…
      - 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 the n…
      - 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

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    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

    • Yoga on a Plane: Moving in a Sedentary World
        The internet seems to be pointing its moral outrage this week at a woman on a plane who was captured on video doing yoga <<gasp!>> in the aisle on a plane. Another passenger took a video of the “incident” and it has gone viral, raising a discu…
      - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 9:52am -
    • Anxiety Girl to the Rescue
      They say that people fear public speaking more than they fear death, and I can kind of see why. Perhaps one of the most stressful, panic-inducing experiences of my life was agreeing to emcee my company’s holiday party shortly after I had joined the…
      - 29 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 3:36am -
    • Happy Together: Love and Positive Psychology
      I fell in love with my wife while I was studying Applied Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. It may be that these two events occurring simultaneously were a coincidence, but I actually think they are related in a deep way. I was st…
      - 38 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 7:22am -
    • The Truth about Life on Facebook
      A friend I hadn’t talked to in a few years called me out of the blue the other day. “So,” she asked, “is your life as good as it seems on Facebook?” I smiled, because my life does look pretty good on Facebook. I have a beautiful family, I t…
      - 57 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 1:37am -
    • Chopsticks and Cultivating a Growth Mindset
      Although I have never been much of a foodie, I can’t help but enjoy the veritable plethora of Asian delicacies that my life in Hong Kong affords me. Whether it’s Korean barbecue, spicy Szechuan Chinese, fresh Japanese sushi, or Cantonese dim sum,…
      - 65 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 6:20am -
    • Digital Wellness: Wellness in the Age of Technology
      This is the transcript of the talk that I gave on Digital Wellness and “Wellness in the Age of Technology.” To learn more about the Global Wellness Institute and our Digital Wellness initiative, please visit http://globalwellnessinstitute.org. …
      - 73 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 3:32am -
    • 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…
      - 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 -

    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…
      - 7 Aug 14, 3:10pm -
    • 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…
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    Live Bold and Bloom

    • 20 Personality Development Tips That Make You More Attractive
      I always thought that people's personalities were something they were born with. A bit of nature and a bit of nurture and, well, there you have it. I didn't actually consider the fact that people could change their personality later in life and devel…
      - 17 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 11:21am -
    • 7 Of The Best Acupressure Mats To Relieve Stress And Pain
      Pain is more than a distressing feeling. Pain is a subjective experience with complex complications that causes a physical breakdown and intense alteration in our daily routines. The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “…
      - 3 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 6:08am -
    • 61 Devastating Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Relationship
      Nothing is more damaging to your confidence and self-esteem than being in an emotionally abusive relationship. Unlike physical abuse, which rears its ugly head in dramatic outbursts, emotional abuse can be more insidious and elusive. In some cases, n…
      - 3 days ago, 18 Feb 18, 7:14pm -
    • Are You In A Healthy Relationship? Get Your Answer With The Couples Quiz
      Do you ever think about how the health of your relationship impacts the rest of your life? When you are more intentional about your relationship, it becomes the learning laboratory for your personal evolution. You learn relationship habits and skills…
      - 6 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 8:58am -
    • 8 Of The Best Mediation Chairs For A More Comfortable Practice
      Finally, after thousands of years of meditation practices in India, China, and Japan, Western civilization is tuning out in order to tune in. Meditation and mindfulness practices are becoming more and more mainstream, with over 18 million adults and…
      - 10 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 9:03am -
    • 3 Ways To End The Confusion In Your Search For Life Passion
      Have you ever noticed how confusing it is to know what you really want in life? And even when you have an inkling, it's confusing knowing whether or not the inkling is the best way to go. Confusion is what keeps us stuck. Confusion creates frustratio…
      - 11 days ago, 11 Feb 18, 10:23am -
    • 7 Of The Best Tibetan Singing Bowls For Mindfulness
      Monks from Nepal and Tibet and the people who live in and around that central Himalayan country are all about looking within and living mindfully. They reach a state of inner peace and equanimity through meditation practices and living simply. One of…
      - 14 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 12:34am -
    • 10 Appalling Signs You Are In A One-Sided Relationship
      You're in love, so you want to do anything you can to make your partner happy. Trust me, I have been there. You've opened up your heart, and you're excited to have a deep connection with this person who seems so perfect for you. You find yourself bei…
      - 17 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 7:01am -
    • 6 Of The Best Himalayan Salt Lamps For Meditation
      Himalayan salt lamps provide a relaxing, beautiful ambiance during your daily meditation practice — as well as a gorgeous glow. You can use them in place of candles, which can be hazardous if forgotten or unattended. Whether you’d like to use you…
      - 23 days ago, 30 Jan 18, 10:44am -
    • The Mind-Blowing Power Of Visualization Meditation
      What do star soccer player Carli Lloyd, actor Jim Carey, Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey, gold medal skier Lindsey Vonn and award-winning TV and movie star Will Smith have in common? Well, the commonality between these successful people has many names. Som…
      - 24 days ago, 29 Jan 18, 12:53am -
    • The Best Essential Oils For Colds, Viruses, And The Flu
      Are you one of the millions of people who have come down with a nasty virus or even the flu this season? If so, I hope you're feeling better. But whether you've already been ill this season, or you're one of the lucky ones who hasn't been infected, i…
      - 28 days ago, 25 Jan 18, 7:55am -
    • How To Activate A Flow State To Skyrocket Productivity And Bliss
      We all want to be in the “zone” when we have a deadline or an important task to accomplish. Being in the “zone” is another way of saying we want to focus, or we want to have a specific conscious awareness of what we are doing, so we can compl…
      - 31 days ago, 22 Jan 18, 8:10am -
    • Best Weighted Blankets For Adults With Anxiety And Insomnia
      How has your sleep been lately? If you're anything like me, not only do you have a hard time quieting your mind after a busy day to fall asleep, but you also find yourself getting up several times throughout the night. Perhaps daytime stress or an an…
      - 34 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
    • 30 Heart-Melting Soulmate Quotes To Inspire Love And Intimacy
      Some people like to call their mind their soul. And heck. Why not? You can’t see either one, but you know your mind and your soul are somewhere within your human senses. In fact, the dictionary calls the human psyche the soul or the mind, so there…
      - 37 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:55am -
    • 10 Must-Know Signs Of Relationship Compatibility
      When you're in a new relationship, everything about the person you are seeing seems perfect. You put your best foot forward, and so do they. Finally, you've found your soul mate — someone who meets all of your criteria for the perfect man or woman.…
      - 41 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 11:12am -
    • 10 Signs You Are The Rarest Personality Type In The World
      Did you realize you might share a personality type that only 1.5 percent of people worldwide have? You probably already know there are many things about your personality that make you different from your friends. That statement is true if you’re an…
      - 43 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 5:29am -
    • 25 Mindful Relationship Habits Every Couple Needs To Practice
      If you are married or in a committed relationship, the quality of this relationship impacts everything else in your life. In fact, this relationship should be the centerpiece of your life, around which everything else revolves. Your work. Your kids.…
      - 45 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 9:43am -
    • 12 Signs Of Emotionally Unavailable Women
      Men and women want to experience a healthy, fruitful relationship with the person they love. Relationships are the bonds that hold societies together. But being in a relationship is a complicated enterprise. No two people are alike when it comes to s…
      - 49 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 2:20am -
    • 15 Signs Of Emotional Detachment In Your Relationship
      You feel so lonely and disconnected. Your heartfelt pleas for more intimacy and closeness fall on deaf ears. Sometimes it seems like your partner is looking right through you with cold, disinterested eyes. What is happening here? Why is your partner…
      - 55 days ago, 29 Dec 17, 9:59am -
    • The Ultimate New Year’s Resolution Idea List And Success Plan
      Do you feel excited or intimidated when you think about making New Year's resolutions? Maybe you feel a little bit of both — excited at the possibility of success and intimidated about the potential for failure. Most of us do give up on our resolut…
      - 62 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 3:09pm -