When To Draw The Line

‘If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, Leave.”- Mo Willems   When you are hustling for the wrong reasons. When you lose yourself in trying to be liked by everyone else When you find yourself busting your ass for people who don’t appreciate you. When you are fixated on controlling the outcome and it is doing more harm than good for you. Keeping you up at night. Worrying. Stressing.   Stop the struggle.   Release your expectations.   Let it Go.   Let your desire for relief be more important for now than achieving what it is you
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6 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Saying Yes

Do you find yourself saying yes when you want to say no?   You know how YES just pops out of your mouth automatically because you are so use to saying yes to people all the time? Even when your mind is screaming quick Say NO, make up an excuse.   That was me! Ironically my first word in life was NO. And funny how quickly as a child we learn in order to be likeable, yes was the right thing to say.   This conditioning follows you into adulthood and soon you find yourself not being able to put yourself
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Why Playing Games Is Important In Your Life

How well you play the game of life comes down to the sum of your choices. Whatever you decide, don’t be the chess piece, be the chess player. - Unknown   When was the last time you played a game?   And by game I mean the fun kind, where it brings out the child inside of you to come out and play as you engage in some friendly competition, bonding with those involved.   As a kid, my friends and I would often play make believe or make up random games before video games were introduced in the 80s.  
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Why You Should Not Feel Guilty Being Lazy

In the past month or so I have been feeling lazy. There has been an inner resistance inside of me to wanting to write. I just didn’t feel like doing anything.   Perhaps there’s a period in time where you’ve felt this way before? You know where you just felt like doing nothing   The problem   We get caught up with the guilt.   Society has ingrained in us the belief that we need to work hard to achieve success. The more you do, the more you are worth. And if you are not, you are labeled as ‘lazy’ and
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How to Maintain Inner Peace During the Work Day

Do you find yourself feeling stressed and overwhelmed at work?   Does it feel like every time you clear something off your plate, something else pops up that need your attention? It can sometimes feel like a never-ending cycle non?   You then slump around for most of the day unable to focus. Looking for peace, looking for some relief but even this requires effort.   To attain peace, the first step is to make a deliberate decision to choose you want it.   Remember uncontrollable circumstances can affect our mental state, but we don’t have to let it control
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Why Doing a Physical Detox is Not Enough

Ah Detox.   Many of us do it to help us stay healthy.   To clear the toxins.   To clean out our systems.   To create space for rejuvenation.   To restore balance to our body systems.   It has become so common these days that many people are incorporating it into their self-care routines.   From eliminating alcohol to juicing to choosing a cleansing program and doing everything in between to find balance.   When done in a safe way and in moderation you can reap tremendous benefits such as:   Weight loss More energy More focused More grounded
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How to Shake Off Stress and Anxiety?

We live in a fast paced environment, in an age of instant gratification, where we are constantly overloaded with information and needing to make decisions and taking actions quickly.   Sooner or later we get lost in the noise and lose sense of what is important to us. We forget why we do, what we do in the first place. We fear if we don’t keep up, we will lose out on an opportunity.   When in fact, the greatest thing you would have lost is your time doing what you love with those who means the most to you
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How to Put Yourself First? Your Ultimate Self-Care Guide

You are tired of saying yes to others and putting yourself last.   You know you should take care of yourself first.   After all, how many times have you heard people use the metaphor ‘put the oxygen mask on yourself first’ in an emergency situation before helping your child on a plane?   You are well aware of the importance of filling your own cup first or you will end up with nothing to give to others.   Yet for some reason, something holds you back from taking care of your own basic needs. [/vc_column][/vc_row]
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A Surefire Phrase That Will Make You Feel Better

Admit it! You’ve had days where you look around and you are just ready to say Fuck it!   There is nothing wrong with the word Fuck. In fact Osho, an Indian mystic and spiritual teacher called it “the most interesting word in the English language.” If you have not seen the video of him talking about the versatility of the language, check it out here. (6 minute clip -start at the 1:30 mark if you are pressed for time)   John C. Parkins the founder of Fuck It Life is also an advocate of the 'F' word. When used
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Letting Go Of If Only

Guest post written by Kirstie Summers who writes for Daily Zen   Usually it’s when things are looking really bad that you start to wonder if things could be different. Sometimes, it’s just when you’re bored and sort of curious about a decision you’ve made. Occasionally, you might find yourself looking around you and wondering how you got to where you are. And it’s pure curiosity – you just wonder what your life might have been like if things had gone differently.   If you’d studied something else. If you’d dated someone else. If you’d taken up a different hobby.
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