Work-life balance is not just a buzzy, self-help term that real business people laugh at. You need it. Stephanie Ruhle Being productive all the time is most people’s dream. However, many things get in the way of that, distractions and lack of motivation being some of them. There are ways you can be productive when you are unmotivated and below […]
6 ways to get through a bad day
Sometimes terrible things happen to you or you wake up feeling sad or bad. You feel hopeless about everything and all you want to do is scream or curl and cry or even both.
I get my share of those days, while I don’t find them funny, I find ways to get through them. One or more of these will certainly help you too.
Overcoming my fear of failure
“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”
Roy T. Bennett
Life is in stages, where you are right now is exactly where someone else wants to be. Does that mean you should stop aspiring for more? Should you let the fear of failure hold you back?
No, if you want more, aim for more!!!
This is a fact applicable to everyone and something I started telling myself because I have had a lot of struggles with fear and I have been badly affected by it, in so many ways.
How to be alone and enjoy it
“Even in moments you are still trying to figure out who you are, you are enough “
Many times we find ourselves in situations where we are alone. But being by yourself doesn’t have to mean you are lonely. In fact you can be alone and enjoy it. I love my alone time so this isn’t a subject I’m new to.
Different people dislike being alone for different reasons. Some just don’t like it because they don’t know what to do so they begin to feel lonely and start looking for company.
If you are one of those, have you stopped for a minute to think about the reasons others enjoy being around you?
Understanding your personality pairs
“Be yourself, not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.”
Henry David Thoreau
Today, we are diving into the personality pairs mentioned in a previous post, the key to understanding yourself and the people around you. There I mentioned that besides loving yourself, knowing your personality type plays a huge role in understanding yourself and consequently others.
The four personality types (according to Hippocrates) mentioned are two sets of opposites which means that no one is really one type…
The Key to understanding yourself and the people around you
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
Hello and welcome back to my blog.
Today we are looking at understanding ourselves and by extension … others, so that we can build that steady relationship we want with the people around us.
Consider the number of times you’ve thought to yourself “if only she/he understands me” when interacting with your family members, friends or colleagues? …
Why Everyone Needs Support/Therapy: a personal story
“…don’t let your past experiences be the reason you shortchange yourself…”
A few weeks after I got to South Africa, my aunt told me that I needed therapy. She saw what she saw and knew this was good for me but coming from what I know and what I “thought” I had dealt with, I kicked against it in …