Category: Selfcare Tips

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

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 …

3 Tips for Making Happiness a Habit

Aloha wonderful people and Merry Christmas Eve Eve! In the spirit of the holidays, I wanted to touch on a subject that seems to be quite in demand, particularly during this time of year. And that subject is happiness. See, I find a lot of people get sad or even depressed during the holiday season. …

10 Christmas Gifts for the Personal Development Junkie in Your Life

Christmas time is most definitely my favourite time of year. I mean, who doesn’t love all the joy, music, excessive intake of high-fructose corn syrup, and gift giving!And speaking of gift-giving, have you purchased and wrapped all your gifts? You haven’t!? Okay okay, it’s all good. Actually, you’re in luck today because in this blog …

How to Make Positive Self-Talk a Habit

Success habits don’t exist. … at least not as a one-size-fits-all recipe. If you watched this week’s YouTube video, you already know you need to dump the one-size-fits-all recipe and start creating personalized success habits within the five major areas of your life. Wait…. you don’t know the five major areas? It’s okay, you can …

Straighten-Out Your Cognitive Distortions with These 9 Questions

So what’s one of the best ways to make the next 365 days the #YearofYou ? It’s by understanding and clearing-up your cognitive distortions! If you watched this week’s Youtube video, then you already know how to spot 10/13 common cognitive distortions. And if you haven’t watched that video yet, do so first by clicking …

How Stress Improves Decision-Making … wait what?

Please choose the correct answer to the question below. And keep in mind, choosing the correct answer will help you reach your goal 2x as fast: When presented with a fork in the road, should you go left or should you go right? … time’s ticking! Come on quick – left or right!? Are you …

Why I chose to take responsibility, and why I desperately want you to choose it too

“Life is at its best when everything has fallen out of place, and you decide that you’re going to fight to get them right.” ― Thisuri Wanniarachchi Do you want to know the hardest part about life? …living. In fact, until age 23 I didn’t even think I could do that. Before that point, I waited …