Tag: self-improvement

5 Ways to Defeat Self-Doubt for Authors

3 Oct, 2017 , , , , , , , , ,

Self-doubt plagues even the most confident writers. In today’s Digital Age, when we’re so easily exposed to the opinions and judgments of others, it can become difficult not to let it affect our own self-perception. As a writer and author, self-doubt can be a huge obstacle in the creative process. Not only can it impede […]

Your People-Pleasing Habits May Be Problematic

30 Aug, 2017 , , ,

People-pleasing isn’t always a bad thing and it certainly doesn’t make you a bad person. On the plus side, you just want others to be happy and comfortable. However, the negative side of people-pleasing could be a compromise of your values or opportunities to be taken advantage of. Take a close look at a few […]

Why Do We Make Bad Decisions? (And How to Stop!)

16 Aug, 2017 , , , , , ,

Hindsight is always 20/20. Have you ever looked back on a poor decision and thought, “what was I thinking?” We’ve all been there! Bad decisions don’t happen by chance. There is almost always a driving force influencing your decision, and it’s usually not a good one. Whether you call them reasons, excuses or habits, here […]

Are You Stuck in a Rut?

3 Aug, 2017 , , , ,

It’s a phrase we’ve all heard: stuck in a rut. When I thought about being “stuck in a rut,” I became curious of where the phrase even came from. So I did a bit of research and here’s what I found: The phrase is thought to have originated in the early 1800s when the wheels […]

Are You Letting a Small Setback Stop You?

19 Jul, 2017 , , ,

Here’s a question: when you hit a roadblock, do you get up, dust yourself off and try again, or stay down and give up? I have to be honest here: I’ve done both, and you know what? Staying down and giving up on myself never felt good. In the moment, it may seem like the […]

10 Truths to Change Your Life

17 Apr, 2017 , , , , , ,

There’s no better occasion than the here and now to turn your brain off autopilot and channel your attention towards the beauty and indeed, fragility of life. The 10 Truths you’re about to read are likely ones you know and have heard time and time again. But they need repeating and reminding, so we don’t […]

The Importance of Identifying Your Strengths

22 Apr, 2016 , , , , , , , , , , ,

We’ve all been asked the following question during a job interview, what are your strengths? We usually try to answer with the assumed expectations of the interviewer. But are the answers we give in times of nervous stress our truths? If asked outside of a job interview, would we be able to tell honestly, what […]

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