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For Those of us Who are “Overly Emotional” or “Extra Sensitive” … It’s a Gift

Heart ache. Disgust. Envy. … Are those familiar to you? Passion. Hope. Joy. … Do you recognize them? They are emotions – both varied and yet commonly felt among us. Some of us feel emotions neutrally, while others feel certain emotions more often. And some of us feel emotions so intensely that we begin to …

Can Suffering Heal the Soul?

Do things that make you happy … right? But do you think that should always be the case? I guess it depends how you define “happy”. If you ask me, I prefer to alter the statement altogether to say, “do things that make you happy in the long run“. Or, “do things that are good …

The Horror of Habit: Why Too Much of a Good Thing Can Seriously Break You

It’s easy to get stuck … … in your daily routine, in your job, in your relationship. The explanation for this? … Habit. Since starting this blog, I’ve talked a lot about how staying disciplined to good routines can help you create good habits – therefore making the challenging things in life easier. And if …

How to Seriously Advance Any Career

Pressure – Societal, family, peer … I guarantee we’ve all felt it from one source or another. As a “millenial“, I’d say one common pressure felt by a lot of Gen Ys and Zs is that university degrees allow you to achieve your dreams. *insert eye roll* For the record, I am not saying university …

YOLO, No Ragrets, and Other Useful Phrases

Alrighty, who’s in for a nice healthy bet? 😉 You in? Ok, I bet you $2.50 the next 3 sentences will make you roll your eyes: 1. Live each day like it’s your last. 2. Don’t worry about what other people think. 3. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Did you roll …

The Ultimate Return on Investment

Stagnation. Stasis. Still. Are you ok with that? I’m not. I like progress. I like the feeling of success. And more importantly, I like the feeling of long-term and well-earned success. Notice what I said there? “Well-earned“. Success takes hard work and self-discipline. Want to lose weight? Sure you can drink smoothies for 30 days …

Are You Ready to Reach Your Goals in 2019? (Part 3 of 3)

Think about this … “When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.” That couldn’t be more true … but I bet you’ve never considered this before: “When the going gets easy and we forget to make it tough again, nothing goes.” So what happens when nothing goes? Easy: we lose. We stopping growing. We …

Bonus! My Top 5 (+1) Books for Self-development

Here’s another bonus for my lovely readers! As a follow-up to Monday’s blog post, here is my compilation of the top 5 (+1) books I read in 2018 for self-development. If you read any, let me know what you think in the comment section below! Please note that some of the links are affiliate links …

Are You Ready to Reach Your Goals in 2019? (Part 2 of 3)

Faster. Tougher. Stronger. Better. We want that, don’t we? It certainly sounds good. But it also sounds daunting. Why? Because all these things, all these improvements, come at a cost: hard work. If you read my blog post from last week, you hopefully started doing things that make you happy. You started taking care of …

Bonus: My Top 8 Books for Self-care

Bonus blog! If you read my most recent blog post, you know I did a lot of reading during 2018. Most of the books I read were all about being introspective, attempting to understanding the universe we live in, and ultimately how to be happy and fulfilled in life. So I decided to compile my …