Shift Your Focus: How to Step Away from Distractions

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination. ~Christopher Columbus Google researchers have shown that people today have an attention span shorter than a goldfish. This appears true in a society that encourages multi-tasking, even though studies have shown that virtually no one can multi-task well. […]

3 Steps to Cultivate Positive Thoughts and Be Happier

When was the last time you did something nice for yourself? Maybe you treated yourself to a massage, a weekend away, a nice dinner out, or a quite night with a book. This is good self-care. Another type of kindness is equally important―gentle self-talk. Imagine that your mind is a beautiful garden. You have the […]

Achieving Goals and the Real Impact this has on Life

by Jennifer Landis You probably learned early on in life that it’s important to set goals, form a plan and ultimately reach these goals. No reasonable goal is out of reach. But often, you may feel discouraged along the way, and before you know it, your wants stay just that, wants. If you understand, though, the true […]

12 Little (and Big) Things to Be Grateful for in Life

When we are grateful, we have made a choice for positivity. In fact, feeling grateful increases our happiness by 25 percent as discovered by Robert Emmons, PhD, a scientific expert on gratitude. Yet, for many of us, gratitude doesn’t come easy. We may forget about it or not feel so grateful when we are going through […]

How to Teach Your Children Gratitude

You’ve lost sleep, energy, mental clarity and countless personal freedoms. Your word recall and patience are at an all-time low. There are times when those kids of yours get on your very last nerve, and you pray you won’t lose your mind. Yet every single day you are so achingly grateful for them it takes […]

3 Effective Ways to Accomplish More in Life

“To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.” ~Anatole France By Vanessa Davis We all have our “thing”, something we believe in that helps us to be better every day. Unfortunately, though, negative thoughts, laziness, and obstacles tend to muffle that inspiring whisper within us. Our egos preoccupy us with trifles when instead […]