9 Steps to Remembering Names

“A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” – Dale Carnegie People are so proud of their names that they strive to perpetuate them at any cost. For many centuries, nobles and magnates supported artists, musicians and authors so that their creative works would be dedicated... Read More »

Stress and Anxiety

There is a pretty big difference between stress and anxiety. “Stress is caused by an existing stress-causing factor or stressor. Anxiety is stress that continues after that stressor is gone.” Stress steps from the pressure that we feel in life. It could be that we are pushed by our work or really any task that... Read More »

Fight Pressure and Stress With These 14 Proven Tips

“If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.” – George F. Burns Stress is an inescapable part of modern life. That’s the bad news. The good news... Read More »

Take Responsibility for Your Life

Do you know the difference between blame and responsibility? I have a friend who takes very little responsibility for his life because he feels that by doing so means that he’s to blame for the situation. It’s something that has been instilled in him since a very early age – his mother is the same... Read More »

When Bosses go Bad

I’ve been in your shoes. I’ve had jobs where the manager or boss is so unbelievably horrible that you actually consider handing in your resignation despite how much you enjoy the other aspects of your career. The worst of the worst are those who fail to trust and respect their employees, those who intimidate their... Read More »

Avoiding Confrontation At All Costs

For some, dealing with confrontation may be the hardest subject they may ever have to deal with. Sometimes the very thought of dealing with confrontation can be emotionally draining for some; for others they often develop a phobia; feeling anxious, dread, insecure and overall fear. There are many tips one can utilize if ever presented... Read More »

Overcoming Depression

Depression is a serious illness affecting a staggering 14 people out of every 1,000.00 people. Yes, depression is an illness despite what some people think. Some people think depression is just all in a persons head and they should be able to recover with a single thought or action. Before we go on, let’s examine... Read More »

The Power of a Positive Mindset

Things need to change and today’s the day. So, now here you are. You’ve made the decision to make the changes needed but where do you start? Perhaps the best place to start is your mindset. It forms the foundation for your success and will make the difference between achieving your goals and falling short.... Read More »

Think Positive!

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you. You will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. “ James Allen wrote that in his work, ” Above Life’s Turmoil “. It has always remained fixed in my mind, when I think about where my life is going and where I’d like my life to... Read More »

By The Numbers: Top 10 Reasons We Love Lists

“The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.” – Lee Iacocca Ever since Moses came down from Mt. Sinai with the original Top 10 List, humans have obsessed over numerical rankings. We don’t do well with fuzziness and uncertainty. We like things clear, concise, and (as with the 10... Read More »

10 Chemical-Free Strategies to Trick Yourself Out of the Blues

“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.” – Albert Ellis Depression is one of those things that throws your entire life out of synch. And it camouflages itself so well: That headache that won’t go away; the knot in your stomach; the recurring mouth ulcer all signs... Read More »

Warning: Do You Recognize These Stress-Creating Habits?

“A habit is something you can do without thinking — which is why most of us have so many of them.” – Frank A. Clark Your stress levels go up, your enjoying of life goes down. Your health and mental attitude suffer. What can you do about it? Life is full of choices and taking... Read More »