What if you made a couple of embarrassing mistakes in your life and found that they were now online? The fact is that the all-encompassing internet is basically a database that that always remembers, never forgets, and is available to anyone looking for information about you.
With some estimates pointing to over two-thirds of employers now searching online search engines and social media sites, Continue reading
Is there something in your life that you’ve been wanting to change, but haven’t been able to? If you are asking the question “what should I do to change my life” then you made the all important first step which is to search for an answer. By asking “what should I do to change my life” you automatically imply that there is something in your life that you are not happy with, something that Continue reading
Have you been told that you must stop your thoughts entirely so that you can meditate? This restrictive belief prevents many people from exploring meditation, and leads to a division between the self and the mind. Such needless fears about mental chatter may prevent you from enjoying meditation as a meaningful activity — something that you can practice in a mindfully focused, and yet truly personal way.
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Sympathy can be one of the most difficult human feelings to express. It’s hard to know just how to approach someone who is grieving. No matter how well thought out your words may be, often they fall short of the mark and can even cause the bereaved more pain. In most cases, listening and offering a shoulder to lean on can say far more than volumes of words ever could.
But this too can be very Continue reading
Found yourself saying “Lost my job, now what?” The next step after that is not tricky, though it may prove difficult to accomplish. However, you should not lose hope once you do lose your job. In a few simple steps, you will be able to get back on your feet immediately; follow these steps properly then you will be ready to face the world once again. First, it is a fact that losing your job is very stressful Continue reading
Do butterflies attack your stomach at the mere thought of getting up in front of a group of people and performing? You are not alone.
Stage fright or performance anxiety is something which almost everyone has suffered, at least once in their life. Even professional performers, artists and athletes suffer from it. It can be detrimental to your career and prevent you from doing something which you enjoy very Continue reading
As Ralph Waldo Emerson pointed out, self-reliance should not be considered as a definitive aim in life, but rather a starting point. The reason is obvious. If we were perfectly self-reliant in everything, there would not be a need for other people. The need for self-reliance in reaching your destiny on your own becomes obvious, as it removes the dependency on others. And to reach self-reliance Continue reading
Do you have a naughty chair or mat somewhere in your house for your children? Or someplace they have to go to “think” about what they have done? How about for yourself?
Even though I live alone, I have found that I need a designated place in my house where I can go take a “time out” on a regular basis to recharge, relax, focus, and reconnect with myself. You’d think that Continue reading
‘Rumor has it’, ‘Daily Dish’, or ‘Did You Hear?’ as a headliner may have grabbed readers attention more quickly. How many of us would not jump on a chance to get in on the latest, be it true or false. Whether it is on a local level, the world of politics or fame and fortune, why is it that human nature lives to be in the know? Where does the news and conversation stop and the gossip Continue reading
Building a better life can be difficult, there’s no doubt about that.
Many people are more driven to stay comfortable and keep the “status quo” rather than make a dramatic change to their lives – even if that change is a positive one and it’s ultimately for the better.
It takes a rare kind of attitude to consistently seek a better life no matter where you find Continue reading