Improve Life with Hope, Optimism, and Positive Thinking

Sustaining a healthy, happy lifestyle can seem like a juggling act at times. Maintaining the work, life balance is an art in and of itself. With the power of hope, optimism, and positive thinking, you can keep your balance and do so with ease. Hope, optimism, and positive thinking all sound the same, and thereContinue reading “Improve Life with Hope, Optimism, and Positive Thinking”

How Optimism Impacts Your Relationships

There are several benefits to leading a life of optimism. Research shows those with more optimism bounce back more quickly when getting sick, are more resilient in life in general, sleep better and even live longer. While this is wonderful news for us as individuals, how does optimism impact our relationships? How Does Your OptimismContinue reading “How Optimism Impacts Your Relationships”

Characteristics: Optimist vs Pessimist

The pessimist might say, “How dreary, it’s raining,” while the optimist might say, “Thank goodness for this rain; the plants and flowers need it.” Here are a few of the differences between an optimist and a pessimist: Optimist Traits Sees a problem as a challenge Has a “can-do” attitude Laughs and smiles frequently Has aContinue reading “Characteristics: Optimist vs Pessimist”

Taking Action, Even When You’re Scared to Death

Fear is a normal emotion. Sometimes, it can be beneficial because it makes you aware of risks, keeps you alert, and improves mental focus. However, too much fear will have the opposite effect. Don’t fret as even the most successful people experience this feeling. The key is to prevent it from dictating your actions. TheContinue reading “Taking Action, Even When You’re Scared to Death”

Simple Ways to Overcome your Fear of Taking Massive Action

Do not fault yourself for being afraid of taking that big step–the massive action that needs to happen to realize your dream! It is a natural response to moving out of your comfort zone. And while you should not rebuke yourself for feeling fearful, neither should you wallow in it so that you never getContinue reading “Simple Ways to Overcome your Fear of Taking Massive Action”

6 Tips for Getting a Grip on Self-Doubt

Did you know that a whopping 85 percent of people have low-esteem? This issue affects their personal and professional lives, including their careers, their health, and their salaries. In other words, self-doubt and low self-esteem can keep you from reaching your peak potential. These personality traits appear to be more common among women. They developContinue reading “6 Tips for Getting a Grip on Self-Doubt”

Declutter your mind!

Clutter – a collection of things lying about in an untidy state. No matter how neat and tidy you naturally are, it’s all too easy for clutter to pile up in your home. There’s mail, books, school supplies, tax forms, and so many other odds and ends — plus, the items you use all theContinue reading “Declutter your mind!”

Final Tips on Productivity

I hope you have enjoyed this series of articles and they have given rise to some improvement in the way you plan and organise your work. Being disorganised may have many different connotations linked to it and finding out which ones are contributing to these negative behaviours can sometimes help to eradicate or at theContinue reading “Final Tips on Productivity”

Count That Day Lost – George Eliot

If you sit down at set of sunAnd count the acts that you have done,And, counting, findOne self-denying deed, one wordThat eased the heart of him who heard,One glance most kindThat fell like sunshine where it went —Then you may count that day well spent. But if, through all the livelong day,You’ve cheered no heart,Continue reading “Count That Day Lost – George Eliot”

The Issues Behind Not Being Organised

Simple tasks like setting goals, making lists, creating processes that optimise productivity is almost a chore as the individual’s disorganised state will effectively cause the overwhelming feeling of being totally lost. When this happens the likelihood of giving up any endeavour before it is completed becomes a norm, thus contributing to an extremely negative habitContinue reading “The Issues Behind Not Being Organised”