Change Your Attitude, Change The World

The longer I live, the more I realise the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It’s more important than appearance, giftedness, or…

“Notes to Self” for NOT Taking Things Personally

Like you, and the rest of the human race, I’m only human, and I still take things way too personally sometimes when I’m in the heat of the moment.  So, I have implemented a simple strategy to support the practice of watching my response.  In a nutshell, I proactively remind myself NOT to take things…

NOT Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question: Why do we always take things so personally? There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to consider.  But, the one I have found to be most common is the tendency we all have of putting ourselves at the center, and seeing everything (every event, conversation,…

The 12 Best Pieces Of Advice I Have Received

1. Remove the word “should” from your vocabulary as much as possible. 2. If you can’t control it, there’s no point worrying about it. 3. Stop trying to solve an irrational problem with a rational solution. 4. Don’t compare your behind-the-scenes with someone else’s highlight reel. 5. Remember that no one thinks about you as…

10 Ways to Look After Your Mental Health

It is important to take care of yourself both when you are having a good mental health period and when you are having a bad mental health period. Below are 10 practical ways that I have found to look after my mental health. Making simple changes to how you live doesn’t need to cost a fortune…

An Immeasurable Playground

Chris and I had an interesting conversation the other day regarding the natural uncertainty of life. We discussed the ever-changing fluctuations in our attitude toward past decisions and future goals. Some days it feels certain that we are headed down the right path, and other times we feel completely misplaced.  It is a continual evolution of highs…

The Mystery Blogger Award

Tiia from Tiia’s Life has nominated me for The Mystery Blogger Award. To tell you a bit about nominator, Tiia is a 27 year old who loves writing about life, healthy lifestyle and wellness. Why not check out her bright and floral blog here. What is The Mystery Blogger Award? “Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for…

Sunshine Blogger Award

Big thank you to Maria @myselfwise for nominating me for my first Sunshine Blogger Award, which is my first blog related award! Six weeks ago I got a notification from Maria about the nomination. Although I saw a few bloggers posting this award I didn’t know much about it. Then I read Maria’s post and did…

8 Way To Stop Being SO Hard On Yourself

To stop being too hard on yourself, it is important to be reasonable and treat yourself with respect. Why not empower yourself to make your life better rather than wasting your energy beating yourself up? Here are some ways that will help you do this: 1. Have realistic expectations. Know that it’s okay to make mistakes…

How To Cultivate Your Passion

Passions aren’t always easy. We may feel strongly about something, love it with all of our might, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to come easily to us. Some of the very best things in life take a lot of hard work and dedication. Some of the very best things in life requiring being brave…

What is Your Passion?

“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.” Passion is a personal thing, a journey you are on that consists of you and what you really, truly love. Passion is what makes you smile, what makes you jump for joy, what consumes your thoughts and finds it’s way into your conversations without…

The Past

Don’t look back. You’re not going that way. It’s easier said than done sometimes, isn’t it? I have a tendency to spend a lot of time reflecting on what has happened in the past and beat myself up over it; especially when it comes to mistakes that I have made. It could be something that…