Want to Beat Depression? Do This, Not That!

Are you fighting depression but feel like you’re hitting a brick wall? Rest assured that you’re not the first one to feel this way. Many people try to beat depression with good intentions but end up feeling worse than before. If this sounds like you, then read on to find out where you’re going wrong […]

Why You Need to Hear Me Brag About My Kid’s Soccer Game (And How It Will Change Your Life —No, Really!)

With two kids on a league this season, I feel like I’m officially a soccer mom, and I always look forward to the kids’ soccer game. Some parents seem stressed out by them, but I’ve never been the kind of mom who pushes her kids to win. (No judgment; just not my personality!) I just […]

Think You’re a Failure? Then You Are! (But You Don’t Have to Be—Achieve Success with One Small Change)

Henry Ford once said, “If you think you can or if you think you can’t, you’re right.” The same is true with failure. Since the true definition of success is being content with yourself, then if you think you’re a failure, well…you’re right! Sounds harsh, I know. Fortunately, going from failure to success isn’t nearly […]

Are You Being Positive about Your Positive Thinking? (How You Might Be Sabotaging Your Efforts, Plus 3 Questions to Ask Yourself)

Have you made a commitment to think more positively? Great! How’s that going for you? If you’re not getting the results you had hoped for or have stalled in your progress, there may be a problem with your practice, and that problem may be you! Ask yourself the following three questions to find out whether […]

3 Ways to Maintain Positive Focus (Even When Your Life is a Mess!)

Do you ever feel like everything is your life is negative? We all have times in our lives when everything seems to be going wrong, and during those times, it can be very easy to lose perspective. The temptation to curl up in a corner or pull the sheets over our heads is something that […]

5 Rarely Thought-Of Reasons to Feel Grateful (No Matter How Crazy Your Life Might Be Right Now)

I recently read a profound definition of gratitude that really resonated with something deep within me: “Gratitude is an unconditional love for life.” Doesn’t that just ring with truth? Think about someone who you love unconditionally—a parent, a spouse, a child, or a friend. When you call up an image of this person in your […]

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Are You Giving It to Yourself? What Self-Respect Means for Your Happiness and How to Start Respecting Yourself Today

What comes to mind when you think of the word “respect”? Whether or not you hear Aretha Franklin singing in the back of your head, most of us see respect as something that is given to us by others. But, what about self-respect? Are you treating yourself with the same respect that you desire and […]

What Money Worries? Find Out Which Meditation to Attract Money Works for You

More and more people are using meditation to attract money, and it’s no wonder. The economy has seen its better days, so money worries are on the rise, but people have been experiencing financial stress for as long as currency has existed! When left unattended to, these cash-related woes can cause intense anxiety and keep […]

3 Signs You’re An Introvert (And Why You Should Be Happy About It!)

There’s been a lot of talk about introversion in the media lately. For decades, it’s been seen as the weaker personality perhaps because extroverts tend to be more outspoken. Collectively, they make up the squeaky wheel that gets all the attention! The pendulum does tend to be swinging in the other direction, though, which is […]

Manage Your Stress By Managing Your Time: 3 Simple Techniques

Our society places a lot of emphasis on both time and money. Some people like to say that time is money, so it’s no surprise that the issue of time weighs heavily on our minds. If you’re like most of us, you probably think that there’s never enough time to get everything done that you […]