6 Ways to Reconnect with Your Authentic Self (and Why You Should!)

By |2020-03-21T17:26:01+03:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

In today’s society, it’s often difficult to stay connected to our authentic self. Fortunately, there are ways we can restore this connection. We live in a culture that makes it almost impossible not to build walls around our truest, most authentic self. We learn early on to suppress emotions and portray perfect “put together selves.” This is detrimental not only to us as individuals, but also to our communities and culture as a whole. We cannot access our truest potential and live out our best

5 Grains of Ancient Wisdom That Will Make Your Life Easier

By |2019-06-16T23:26:14+03:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Ancient wisdom can teach us surprisingly many things about ourselves and our lives. We love to read and watch movies about ancient civilizations. There’s just something mystical about people and their way of living in the times of ancient Rome and Greece. Even if we are not dedicated fans of history, we enjoy a good myth, book or theatrical play based on ancient Greek, Roman or any other civilization from the distant past. The current hype about the Vikings is just another example. As it

How to Deal with Judgmental People in 10 Effective Ways

By |2019-07-16T20:43:08+03:00October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Before you can deal with judgmental people you must first understand a few facts about them, and about negative criticism. “Even God doesn't judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?”- Dale Carnegie Motivational speaker Dale Carnegie had wise words about judgment. It stings, and there is every reason to discount it. You may respond to this by asking the obvious question "But how do I deal with the hurt?" Reacting well to judgment is a tall order. It requires you

5 Signs That You Are Being Treated Like a Doormat

By |2020-07-09T10:38:02+03:00August 27th, 2016|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social Life|Tags: , , |

Being walked all over is a horrible feeling, nobody likes being treated like a doormat. Of course, there are times when a friend or family member might need to lean on you a little heavier than usual in a time of need.  But if you notice consistent patterns of people taking advantage of your kind nature then it’s time to do something about it. Here are some ways to tell if you’re being treated like a doormat: 1. You can’t say no. Sure, you’re a

Saying These Two Words May Be the Secret to a Happy Marriage

By |2019-06-20T00:02:09+03:00November 8th, 2015|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

There have been endless studies, conversations, and speculation over the years as to what the secret formula is for a happy marriage. Some say the secret lies in laughing together, others claim a good sex life is the key to passing through life with another. However, a recent study at Georgia University has declared the secret to maintaining a happy marriage is in having gratitude towards your partner. In a study carried out with 468 married individuals, questions based on gratitude, finances, communication and other

10 Ways to Add Mindful Moments to Your Day

By |2018-09-05T21:46:15+03:00July 12th, 2014|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Busyness is the norm in most people’s lives! People are racing from task to task without a pause. It is like being on a treadmill without being able to shut it off. Then we wonder why stress is rampant in society. Cultivating a mindfulness practice can provide a way to take small breaks during your hectic day thus reducing your stress levels. Reducing your stress levels and slowing yourself down are also great ways to be more productive, healthy and happy. Mindfulness is a form