The Importance Of Setting Goals That Are Achievable

Setting goals is the single most important thing you can do when you have a dream. Whether your dream is big or small, it will remain a dream until you sit down and set goals. Going to college, pursuing a career, buying your first house, getting out of debt, and building your business are impossible dreams without a goal. If you can see it and you … [Read more...]

Reducing Anxiety: Tips to Help You Cope

Anxiety is a fickle ailment that doesn't adhere to a distinct, easily identifiable cause. Environmental factors from the stressors of personal relationships, your job, school, finances, or a traumatic event are major contributors involving anxiety. Genetics, brain chemistry, use or withdrawal from an illicit substance, medical factors including … [Read more...]

How To Remain Even-Keeled During Stressful Situations

Image by pixabayWhether you are in the boardroom, on the golf course, or in conversation with a loved one, it is not helpful to work with someone unable to recognize and manage their emotions as they arise. It is even more distressing to realize you may be the person in the room who is not emotionally regulated. Fortunately, the philosophy of the … [Read more...]

Building Muscle: A Simple Guide for Beginners

Muscle building has two aspects. You need to ask yourself whether you want to get strong or just big. Both of these goals involve eating the right foods and heavy lifting. However, the details are different. Many beginners make some serious mistakes while starting out. It is important that you read this guide before building muscle to get the right … [Read more...]

Understanding Intrinsic Motivation

Extrinsic motivation comes when you feel the urge to do something in order to gain a specific reward or steer clear of a punishment. An example of this would be working hard on a paper to get a good grade, or practicing a sport to win an award. Or maybe you go to work every day just to get that paycheck at the end of the month. No matter what the … [Read more...]

7 Great Exercise Tips for Elite Athletes

We’ve all been inspired by professional athletes and, at some point, sought to be like them. These elite athletes sport a level of fitness and a sense of devotion to their diet and discipline that leaves most of us in awe. If you’ve been motivated enough to want to start training like an elite athlete, it can seem like a daunting possibility, … [Read more...]

5 Conflict Resolution Strategies That are Proven to Work

Whether you work in an office, a shop, or outdoors, regardless of if your co-workers comprise an entire team or just another individual, conflict can pop up at any time, at any place, and with any person. Meanings are misunderstood, and a never-ending back and forth ensues. While disagreements are not something you can avoid altogether, there are … [Read more...]

How To Become An Extrinsically Motivated Person

Being Extrinsically motivated is defined as the motivation to perform an activity to avoid punishment or earn a reward. On the other hand, intrinsically motivated individuals perform an activity for its own sake and personal awards. The latter is great, but it only goes so far. What happens when the going gets tough? If you do not want to … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why Having A Positive Body Image Goes A Long Way

Social media is flooded with images of apparently perfect celebrities with flawless bodies and unblemished faces. That can leave you feeling flawed and helpless as you struggle to accept yourself and enhance your body image. Body image may be positive or negative depending on how you think about your body. A person with a positive body image feels … [Read more...]

4 Ways Microaggressions Can Be Dangerous to Someone

Unlike overt racism and discrimination, microaggressions are difficult to spot; although these subtle acts all stem from one thing: They target racial minorities, women, non-mainstream sexual orientation, and other marginalized groups. These include people of lower socio-economic class, students with poor academic performance, or anyone who can be … [Read more...]