Which Task First? A Practical Process to Get More Done

This is one of the biggest questions facing anyone that is facing a long to-do list: which task should you complete first?For most of us, a typical working day – or even a typical weekend of chores – is going to involve a number of different tasks, each of which will challenge us in unique […]

The Battle Between Perfection and Happiness

[video_player type=”youtube” style=”1″ dimensions=”560×315″ width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ ipad_color=”black”]aHR0cHM6Ly95b3V0dS5iZS9EbC1OeTcxZUw1UQ==[/video_player] Perfectionists refuse to accept any results short of perfection. These people are often high achievers. Just as often, they are not. The urge to be perfect can be a huge disadvantage. Most perfectionists are anything but happy. When your standards are unreasonably high, you’re unlikely […]

Is the Goal Really the Point?

[video_player type=”youtube” style=”1″ dimensions=”560×315″ width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ ipad_color=”black”]aHR0cHM6Ly95b3V0dS5iZS9JMGpjVnItZThfdw==[/video_player] Most of us would like a new car or a bigger house. Or maybe you’d like to climb Mount Everest. However, if you were instantly teleported to the top of Everest, you wouldn’t be as happy or fulfilled as if you actually climbed it. Our […]

How to Retain More Information from the Books You Read

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Develop Self-Awareness and Stop Lying to Yourself

We all lie to ourselves. We are great at deceiving ourselves, because we don’t really know ourselves. We blame others for our challenges, even when we’re the primary cause. It’s not easy to get to know yourself. Most people don’t want to know the truth. That’s why distractions like food, TV, and the internet are […]

6 Ways to Teach Empathy to Children

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj9RZGODnaE[/embedyt] The ability to understand the feelings of others is a core quality that contributes to healthy, prosperous relationships and social connections. Parents who know how to foster empathy in their children weren’t born with this knowledge – they learned and applied it. And you can too! This skill can be tricky to learn, […]

What Baby Shark Can Teach You About Success

What makes Baby Shark so catchy? It’s a children’s song and a top 40 hit that appeals to kids and adults around the world. It has spawned dozens of variations and its own line of toys. It’s been viewed more than one and a half billion times on YouTube. By now, you’ve probably seen the […]

The Surprising Truth about Metabolic Health

If you’re successful at managing your weight, you might assume that your metabolism is healthy. However, a recent study found that only 12% of American adults meet the ideal standards for 5 key indicators. Health experts now advise that it’s important to pay attention to blood sugar and other traits even if you’re not overweight. […]

How and Why Others Try to Hold You Back From Success

When you’re trying to change your life, there will be people that feel the need to get in your way. A few of them might actually believe they’re trying to help you, but they’re not. They want you to stay just the way you are. That way, they can feel comfortable about not improving themselves, […]

12 Strategies to Help You Say Goodbye to All-or-Nothing Thinking

If you’re feeling depressed or anxious, it may be a matter of how you look at the world. All-or-nothing thinking can make you feel like a victim of circumstances and cause emotional swings. One day you think your marriage was made in heaven. The next you want to call a divorce lawyer. You start the […]