Category Archives: personal growth

3 Biggest Holiday Stressors and How to Overcome Them

Holiday stressors can ruin the festive season for you. The holidays offer precious time to enjoy food, time off, and people we love. But the magic of the season can turn to stress when we find ourselves around the person we avoid all year long, or panicking over gifts, or with our digestion in a […]

5 Powerful Ways to Transform Anger Into Joy

It happened again. You tried to stop yourself. You wish you hadn’t said it. And, yet, despite all your best efforts, you lost it once again. You know better. You know you should be more “spiritual” and not allow others to push your buttons or disturb your peace. But whenever it happens you are powerless. […]

7 Simple Steps to Turn Enemies into Friends

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love. – Mahatma Gandhi In frustration, in anger, you ask . . . Why? Why did that person spread lies about you behind your back, vilify you, or even mock you to your face? Surely they had no reason when you obviously never meant to […]

7 Tips to Embrace Your Success (and Stop Feeling Like A Fraud)

Success will never be a big step in the future; success is just a small step taken now.  ~Jonatan Mårtensson Can you feel that twist in your belly? That fear in your heart? The voice in your head that tells you you’re not up to the job? It shouts that you don’t know what you’re doing […]

How to Consciously Create the Life of Your Dreams

Do you ever feel dissatisfied with how your life turned out? You know there has to be more to life, but you know that what you’re living now just isn’t it. This is not the life you’ve always dreamed of. You had so many dreams when you were younger, but they just haven’t come to […]

5 Steps To Forgiving Yourself After a Big Mistake

“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Tony Robbins So, you screwed up. Worse than falling and scraping your knee, or cracking your phone screen for the dozenth time. You messed up BIG time. You’re tense, upset, you may […]

The Step-by-Step Guide to Emotional Fitness

Our culture is emotionally out-of-whack. We live in a maze of thoughts, media, culture, people, noise, words, screens, air, and confusion. Through our lives, we’re expected to move through these experiences and derive meaning from them. We’re supposed to figure out our lives. We’re supposed to have it all together. But we don’t. We fail. […]

Do You Struggle to Perform Under Pressure?

Have you noticed how some people manage to do their best work when they perform under pressure? They nail the job interview, ace the presentation and are always able to think on their feet. Are you one of those people? I’m not. When I’m under pressure I struggle to do good work. And sometimes, I […]

Pick up the Phone: 18 Reasons to Forgive Your Family

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.~Marianne Williamson You have their number stored in your phone. Yet you stare at the phone on the side of your bed, refusing to pick it up and call them. You’ve been staring at the phone for days. Weeks. Years. You […]

How to Add Meaning to Your Life (And Feel Incredibly Fulfilled)

By Chantalle Gerber You’ve probably asked yourself these questions countless times, “Why am I here?”, “What’s the point of it all?” and “what am I meant to do with my life?” At the end of the day, what you’re really looking for is to live a meaningful and purposeful life…a life that matters. Am I […]