50 Affirmations to Help You Make Positive Change

Affirmations are a powerful way to help change our lives for the better. One way to use them is to help reverse negative beliefs we have about ourselves that are simply not true, yet these false beliefs shape the course of our lives. Let’s say you have a belief that you’re not good enough. This […]

Editor’s Note: Creating Good Habits

“Good habits, once established are just as hard to break as are bad habits” ~Robert Puller It’s hard for us to break our bad habits. We’re under stress at work and at home, which can lead to overeating, having one too many glasses of wine at night, yelling at our kids and not exercising because […]

24 Quotes by Olympic Champions to Motivate Your Success

What does it take to be an Olympic champion? Surely, it takes hard work, dedication, believing in your abilities and being unstoppable in the pursuit of a skill. Still, what exactly sets apart a person who excels at something from a person who is the best at something? Is there a secret ingredient? “Mentality”, says […]

5 Carl Jung Quotes on Self-Awareness for an Authentic Life

Painful emotions burden us. They develop from experience with trauma, loss, rejection, abandonment and failure. When we don’t heal ourselves of these emotional wounds, neurosis can develop. Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung said, “Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.” We suffer and for good reason. Maybe physical or emotional harm happened to us, […]

4 Ways to Conquer Your Subconscious and Unlock Your Potential

By Marlena Stoddard We exist as three-dimensional beings: body, mind, and spirit. Even some of our expressions such as “I am beside of myself” allude to our three components. Many things we say about our “selves” actually refer to our mind and spirit. If any of these three parts of us are out of line, […]

20 Quotes on Following Your Dreams to Live a Life You’ve Imagined

We all have a dream. A dream that we spend days, months, even years thinking about and wishing was a reality. This dream, if fulfilled, could mean a major life transition that brings us greater purpose and happiness. Whatever dream is close to your heart – writing a book, moving to a new city or […]

4 Ways to Jumpstart Your Dream

Follow Your dreams. They know the way. ~Kobi Yamada By Marie Evensen Everyone has one; that dream that seems too crazy, too expensive and too daunting to fulfill. Yet it’s always there in the back of your mind, driving you. As a freelance writer and self-appointed joy expert, my dream has always been to write […]

5 Tips to Set Smarter Life Goals

You hear it from everyone, including yourself: This year, I’m going to push through with my resolutions. Then suddenly you find yourself in the middle of April, and you haven’t done anything concrete. Don’t worry, there’s always next year. But if you really want to stick to what you set out to do, you need […]

How Love Changed My Life

By Samantha White Have you ever been in love? The feeling when you have butterflies in your tummy just thinking about this person. Have you ever felt it? Do you believe in ‘till death do us part’ and fairy-tale endings? I never did. But I had to change my mind for good in order to […]

15 Self-love Quotes to Increase Confidence

Could you love yourself more? To fully love and accept ourselves, for most people, is a life-long journey. We see this in the choices we make. Our low self-esteem may have led to our choosing a bad partner, a soul-sucking job, a toxic friend, or debilitating behavior. But it’s okay. We learn and do better, or […]