Category: Selfcare Tips

Use your mind to retrain💪 your brain🧠 by harnessing the power of habit!

3 Simple Tips for Instantly Achieving “Flow State” | RTYB Tips Episode 2

“5 PM already?! Where did the time go?” If you’ve ever said that after a long and intense day, that is probably you were working in a flow state, aka “in the zone.” Flow state is a concept in positive psychology developed by Mihály CsĂ­kszentmihályi. It means you are fully focused or immersed in an …

10 Ways I Retrained my Brain (Part 2 of 2)

Breakthrough. That’s what I created for myself over the past couple years, and I did that using these 10 tips. If you want to create your own rock bottom to breakthrough transformation, try making these changes in your life. And if you missed last week’s post on the first 5 tips, make sure you check …

10 Ways I Retrained my Brain (Part 1 of 2)

Let me be real with you … I look back to about 15 years of my pre-teen, teenage, and young-adult life, and it makes me a little sad knowing I lived those years at my rock bottom. I wish I knew what I did now about using my mind to retrain my brain and turn …

How to Counteract Rumination (Getting to Know your Habit Coach Part 2 of 4)

Want to know the difference between sadness and depression? Want to know the one thing that can take someone from, “this sucks” to “I hate living”? It’s not serotonin and it’s not unemployment. It’s something you, fortunately, have full control over so that you can turn your rock bottom into your breakthrough. The difference between …

Joe Rogan, Brain Injuries, and Losing Friends … (Get to Know Me Part 1)

So today’s post is going to be a bit more of a personal one. Not long ago I reached out to you guys on Instagram asking for some feedback on my content and pretty much all of you said you want to get to know Ella on more of a personal level. So I figured …

Why School Made Me Stupid (PLUS 3 WAYS TO REVERSE A SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY)

Have you ever wondered how some people are just so confident in themselves? Having confidence in yourself is like having powerful leverage against your negative thoughts. In order to build a brighter future for yourself, you should start with confidence because it trains your mind to focus on the right path, no matter what your …

The Secret Sauce of Habit Building (The one thing no one told you!)

H(f) = (C + Ro + Re)rep Wait! Don’t freak out! … I was nearly scared away too when I first found out personal development was all about math. “ugh… Ella… personal development is not math. It’s totally subjective – that’s why it’s called personal development!” Well, you are on the right track, but you’re …

Improve Your Focus in a Technological World (Part 2 of 2)

“I don’t like reading because my mind wanders and I constantly have to re-read pages.” Have you ever said that? Have you ever wished you could just focus on something for as long as you need to? Unfortunately technology is partly responsible for our diminishing attention spans. And since technology isn’t leaving us, we might …

Regulate Your Anger with this 1 Simple Question …

Do you fly off the handle quicker than the average person? Maybe patience has never been one of your virtues … Well, I’m right there with you. But the good news is, there is a way to effectively manage your anger and start becoming that calm and collected person you’ve always wanted to be. Are …

3 Reasons You Don’t Need Motivation in 2020

You have no purpose. Everything you do is insignificant. Success habits don’t exist. Damn … sounds harsh, doesn’t it? Well those are the titles of 3 of my most popular YouTube videos. And despite seeming harsh, they are some of the most motivational messages I can share. Traditional Forms of Motivation Does NOT Work Let’s …