Never Let Your Pain Be In Vain

I had never really understood the meaning behind recurring problems and pain in my life over the past five years. There were times when everything felt so easy, almost stress-free. Then, out-of-the-blue came unpleasant situations that would punch me in the face. I started thinking that I was being punished: Work deals failed. My relationship […]

Pursuing Your Passion – Why You Should Chase Your Dreams

By Jennifer Landis “Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” You’ve probably heard this quote before, but it never meant anything to you because you don’t really like your job, and you don’t understand how anyone can. Work is work, after all — that’s the point. It’s supposed to be […]

33 Louise Hay Affirmations to Bring About Positive Change

Louise Hay, who passed away on August 30, 2017 at age 91, was a pioneer and champion of the self-development field. She had a troubled childhood, yet amazing life. She grew up in an unstable home, marked by poverty and abuse. She eventually ran away from home, became a model in New York City and […]

5 Ways to Feel Happier in the Next 5 Minutes

By Marcus Clarke Stress is a constant factor in many people’s lives. With the right tools, though, those who feel stressed can create a better mentality in as little as five minutes. While five minutes may seem like an insignificant amount of time to reduce stress, these activities can have a positive impact on mental […]

How Self-Compassion Helped Heal My Life

By Trevor McDonald I struggled all my life with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), which made me feel inadequate compared to everyone else. My mind only consisted of negative self-talk, where I convinced myself I was not “normal” or “good enough”. After so many years of continuous self-hatred and suffering episodes of hopelessness over something […]

How to Create a 30-Day Gratitude Journal and Feel Happier

“Every night list five things that you are grateful for. What it will begin to do is change your perspective of your day and your life.” ~Oprah Winfrey By Erin Scott Are you thankful for what you have? You may compare yourself to others—thinking that they are richer, wiser and more successful than you are. […]

Traveling as a Way to Help Combat Depression

Guest Post by Luana Weaver According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1 out of 20 Americans 12 years of age and older reported being depressed. Why are so many people blue when there is so much to live for? The problem is circumstantial for many. They have stressful jobs, a turbulent […]

5 Ways to Live a Fulfilling Life

By Harrish Sairaman Bored with the monotonous routine and want to break free? Neither a vacation nor any drink can make that happen. These methods have a temporary effect on your life. The moment you come back from your tour or recover from a night of drinking, life takes you back to its same old […]

17 Quotes on Compassion to Elevate Your Life and Others

What makes a person compassionate? Really, the only way to tell is by his or her actions. And those actions come from having an open and giving heart. As world-renowned Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh says, “Compassion is a verb”. Being deeply aware of another person’s suffering and then wishing to relieve that suffering by […]

Why Compassion is Incredible for Your Health

By Jennifer Landis Compassion is a desirable trait, a trait or virtue you want to have and one you look for in others. It’s a bit different from empathy or altruism, because it’s a direct emotional response to another person with the express intent of helping. Empathy is an emotional response, and altruism is an […]