# Personal growth
13 Healthy Nighttime Routines
Woman sleeping with eye mask, sleep aid on pillowPhoto byPhoto by Slumber Sleep Aid on Unsplash. Healthcare should be more accurately named Aftercare. So often, we don’t appreciate our health until we’re not healthy anymore.
13 Simple Daily Habits to Improve Future Health
Woman stretching in bed in the morningPhoto byPhoto by bruce mars on Unsplash. I was making my bed one morning over the weekend, and as I smoothed down the sheets, I thought about how good it would feel later to slide into my neat and cozy bed. I don’t often make my bed. Mornings feel rushed, and I often rationalize that I’ll just be getting back into it later. Yet, I know that the simple 5-minute routine at the start of the day could contribute to better sleep that night.
The Butterfly Circus: a Short Film Full of Life Lessons
A simple tale to help you focus on your strengths and not your weaknesses. Most of my life, I didn’t share my writing with the world. Even though writing has been an essential part of my life since I was old enough to string words together, there was a part of me that worried my writing was never good enough to share.
Within each of us is the strength to face any challenge and succeed. It propels one person and inspires those around them.
The Project 50 Days Life Transformation
Have you noticed many of your friends and coworkers posting about the Project 50 Challenge recently?. The Project 50 Challenge is a 50-day commitment trend that is gaining popularity as an effective way to kickstart personal growth and goal achievement. Continue reading if you're curious about what it is.
Creating Success on Your Own Terms
Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.― Osho. Having battled with imposter syndrome for so so long in my 20s but somehow learnt to manage it as I turned into my 30s, I have come to realize that it is not about conquering or denying my fear, but about choosing to dive into and even make friend with it.
Reclaim Authority in Your Life, Today
Choose your life and grow, for yourself. Becoming a boss doesn’t mean you need to sit on a higher chair of authority, but it means taking the reign of your life into your own hands. The way you show up every day without fail showcases your boss attitude in your career, relationships, and lifestyle. You need to step into power if you do not want to settle for less.
A Growth Mindset Helps Tackle Life's Challenges
Envato Elements Purchased Image License XGD3EH26BN. Humans are naturally resistant to change. Change implies the unknown which is scary. However, when I live in a growth mindset rather than that of a fixed mindset, I learn to face my fears, overcome obstacles, thank people for helpful advice that teaches me how to improve, and I am able to celebrate the success of others as well as each tiny victory I achieve. I am also able to except my failures as learning experiences, master new skills, and know that I must continue to learn and grow and never give up on my vision.
Do You Enjoy Public Displays of Affection?
There tend to be two camps of people when it comes to PDAs and relationships. There are those who are all for it and those who think it’s seriously inappropriate. There aren’t many who fall into a middle camp.
Spirituality Ignites My Soul
Envato Elements Purchased Image License U42WD8TMLE. Being Spiritual Made Me Feel Different From Others. I never really felt like I fit in. Growing up I thought that was a bad thing and felt socially awkward. Now I realize it is a blessing to be unique. Growing up I was a people pleaser and did as my family told me to do without a lot of personal opinions. Now I tend to go against the grain of mainstream monotony. I have my own unique sense of style and generally do not care what others think of me.
Strength, wisdom, courage and love.
Sometimes gifts are given in mysterious ways.
17 Signs of Mommy Issues in Men
Relationships between two people are tough enough without adding in a silent, or not-so-silent, third party. Is his mom too much a part of your relationship, or do his mommy issues sabotage all his adult relationships? These are questions you might ask yourself when you find yourself dating what is commonly called a mama’s boy.
10 Things to Talk About With Your Crush
Crushes are so appropriately named. In the beginning, realizing you like someone comes with a rush of positive feelings. This part usually doesn’t last. Crushes then take on anxiety as the weight of longing and the uncertainty of the other person’s feelings come crashing down on you.
Improving your life doesn’t have to cost you the earth. Here are 10 things you can do right now to improve your life. Eat healthy food with lots of fruit and vegetables. Avoid processed food, and prepare your meals from scratch as often as you can. You will avoid metabolic syndrome.
Opinion: Can Dismissive Conversations Be Disheartening?
I’ve encountered dismissive conversations, behaviors, and people in my life and some of you might have experienced it. Some or even many human relationships fail due to poor methods of communication. The dismissive conversation is one of those poor ways of communicating. When a husband or wife goes to their partner to discuss an issue, conflict or argument, the other partner dismisses(ignores) the conversation, and soon or later their relationship turns sour.
Fiction & Opinion: What Do You Add To Our World?
The ones raised without penalty add chaos to our world and the lives of everyone they touch. A full heart and an empty heart made from beautiful flowers.Image by Annelise Lords.
Memorable moments of life…
The end of anything is the beginning of something else. Our lives are forever in a state of change. Letting go is hard, but holding on is harder.
Take Relationship Advice from Me, a Single Person
Why are so many relationship writers and experts single?. Sometimes, I feel that I should begin relationship articles with the following disclaimer: The author assumes no responsibility or liability for any actions you may take as a result of reading this article. While the author is a former licensed therapist, the information offered is based on her life experience and does not constitute therapeutic or medical advice. Keep in mind that she is a single woman giving relationship advice. 😉
Opinion: 5 Signs Your Broken Relationship Can Be Repaired
You need more than love to fix a relationship.