personal growth

A Tough (but Rewarding) Journey: The Meaning of Sacrifice for Your Success and Self-Growth

By | November 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

What is the meaning of sacrifice in terms of finances and personal development? Is there a reward in the end? One of the best tidbits of advice I’ve received came from a friend who had been living very minimally, for months, to the point that I was concerned for his well-being. He had reached a

5 Things You Should Never Share with Others and Why

By | November 8th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you keep secrets or do you share with others every single detail of your life? Keeping secrets is never usually advised, as it keeps issues in that can damage your emotional wellbeing. However, there are some key things that you should never share with others and are best to keep to yourself. Sometimes, keeping

How to Increase Your Productivity Using These 5 Science-Backed Methods

By | November 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you looking for ways to increase your productivity? Staying productive is hard, especially when you have to do it day in and day out for long hours. It’s easy for the mind to get distracted, or even just to reach a point where you burn out of creativity or inspiration. But there are some

3 Reasons You Should Date a Person Who Accepts You the Way You Are

By | October 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Why should you date a person who accepts you the way you are? Well – the way you are can mean different things. There are a few possible scenarios. We should be clear about which one we’re in before proceeding. Scenario #1: You’re with someone who doesn’t accept you the way you are because you behave in

7 Personality Traits Viewed as Flaws That Actually Make You More Endearing

By | October 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Do you believe that you have some 'bad' personality traits? Below are some personality traits that shouldn’t be viewed as flaws but instead endearing traits that a lot of people “suffer” with. 1. You embarrass easily The physical signs of embarrassment are often worse that the event themselves. The flushed cheeks, the light sweating, perhaps

7 Relationship Myths You Should Stop Believing to Be Happy

By | October 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Are you ready to debunk some relationship myths? If you’ve had or are having trouble in your relationship, you’ve probably received lots of advice. Sometimes it seems like everybody who has ever been married/in a relationship or knows anyone who has ever been married thinks that he or she actually holds the secret to guaranteeing

10 Reasons Why It’s Hard for Smart Women to Find Love

By | August 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

  You might have seen the episode of Sex and the City where Miranda pretends to be an air steward at a speed-dating event instead of her real occupation as a lawyer because she thinks it’ll get her more dates. But as smart, modern women do we really need to hide our professions from potential

7 Reasons Why You Should Stop Justifying Yourself to Others and Just Do Your Thing

By | July 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you used to justifying yourself? In this article, you will find some good reasons to stop doing it. What people think of me is none of my business! After all, I don’t think about them at all. Justifying yourself can simply be defined as explaining who you are, why you are who you are,

The Struggles I Faced As an Independent Woman

By | July 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Being an independent woman isn't always easy. I’ve always thought that being single (either a single mom or just plain single, no husband, partner whatsoever) is a curse in our family. My mother, my lesbian sister, my closest aunt, and most of the women in the family are all successful with their careers, but not

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