How Patience Leads to Success

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. Jean-Jacques Rousseau I’ve grown up in the technological world, so I know a little something about instant gratification. In this age, everything is instantly available, whether that be written information, music, or games to play. You click a couple buttons, and the results are instantaneously delivered. ThisContinue reading “How Patience Leads to Success”

3 Great Self-Care Books for Nurses

“If you can’t love yourself, how the hell you gonna love somebody else?” Ru Paul In nursing, this quote can be reworded to say,  “if you can’t care for yourself, how can you care for others?” In a profession centered around taking care of the health of others, it’s extremely important to care for yourself.Continue reading “3 Great Self-Care Books for Nurses”

The 3 Best Self Care Books for Teachers

Teachers are the heroes of the work force. They work long hours outside of their pay to take care of their classroom and students. Teachers just aren’t paid enough for what they do, and they work sometimes beyond their limits to make it work. Because teaching is such a demanding job, it is extremely importantContinue reading “The 3 Best Self Care Books for Teachers”

The 3 Best Self Care Books for Entrepreneurs

Being stuck at home during the pandemic brought one great thing into many of our lives: the time to pursue the dream of entrepreneurship.  Now you’ve probably learned that entrepreneurs are extremely busy people. Between all the hard work and networking, self care can fall to the sidelines. In order to incorporate this back intoContinue reading “The 3 Best Self Care Books for Entrepreneurs”

How You Can Avoid the Holiday Stress 2021

Let’s be Honest Holidays can stress you the eff out. They take all your money, demand all your time, and stretch you right to your limit. I’m talking about gifts, decorations, trips, parties– things that are time and money consuming.  The holiday season is supposed to be something to enjoy, not something that makes youContinue reading “How You Can Avoid the Holiday Stress 2021”

10 Things You Should Do Alone at Least Once

Going out by yourself can feel very nerve wracking, but it can also be super fun and improve your quality of life in the process. By going out alone, you make your interests the first priority. No one can make you stay or leave, and no one can drag you into something you don’t wantContinue reading “10 Things You Should Do Alone at Least Once”

When You Shouldn’t Say Sorry

Over-apologizing can have a serious negative affect on how you’re perceived. Saying sorry too often, or when it isn’t your fault, can make you seem meek and unconfident. By limiting the use of your apology to when it’s truly necessary, you can be a more respectable figure. Over-apologizing also makes “sorry” sound less sincere whenContinue reading “When You Shouldn’t Say Sorry”

The 4 Areas of Self-Care

Sometimes, self-care looks like a box of chocolates and a movie. Other times, it takes a whole lot more effort than that. These are the four areas of self-care. 1. Emotional Self-Care Emotional self-care involves accepting your emotions and taking action to resolve emotional distress. Blocking out negative emotions is not self-care. For example, ifContinue reading “The 4 Areas of Self-Care”

6 Things Introverts Want Their Friends to Know

Shyness is about the fear of social judgments – at a job interview or a party you might be excessively worried about what people think of you. Whereas an introvert might not feel any of those things at all, they simply have the preference to be in a quieter setting. Susan Cain Introverts are peopleContinue reading “6 Things Introverts Want Their Friends to Know”

10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work

Your boss might not want to hear it, but let’s face it– work can get real boring, real fast. When things get slow, you find yourself checking the time every five minutes. This makes for a long day. Here are 10 ways to distract yourself from a long, boring day of work. 1. Set aContinue reading “10 Ways to be Less Bored at Work”