Category: Personal Empowerment

Zone Into Your Purpose in Life! or Just Start Heading in Unplanned Directions and See What Happens!

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience…

You Don’t Have to Act the Way You Feel. Seriously cut it out ;)

“Fake it until you make it” has been the BEST advice I have ever followed in my life. I often experience all kinds of annoying and life limiting emotions like feeling like an imposter, experiencing low-self esteem days (less as I get older and actually…

The Psychological Value of Being Open to New Information and Experiences #MindBlown

What Open-Mindedness Looks Like An open-minded individual… strives to develop a better understanding of the world, willing to listen to other people’s beliefs and opinions, to learn from their insights and experience and makes an effort to try new things (experiential learning) to foster…

Mental Health Problems ARE Learning Problems #YouAreNot Broken #Learning

For any of you who have been following along with my ramblings about our wonderful adaptable learning brains, you know that I love to follow the research findings and apply them to life. The evidence is with the Psycho-Social Model of mental health and…

Your Phone is a Tool Not an Appendage! and Other Healthy Mind Shifts

Again, not slagging tech because any tech is AWESOME, we humans are just not so awesome, YET, at using it as a tool that we pick up and put down and walk away from. Tech Disruption Part #3 This post is Part #3 in a three part…

Don’t Eat the Marshmallow! and Other Miraculous Hacks for Phone-Life Balance

This post is Part #2 in a three part series about mental health and your smart phone. Check out Post #1 to learn why reevaluating how you infuse technology into your life is important to your mental wellbeing. I am well aware that this…

New Year? Build Some Badass Positive Habits!

This is Your Year! You want to make some changes, take on some new challenges and keep developing into your best self. Whatever your goals are, the most important thing to remember is that this is a messy process, a beautifully messy process. Don’t…