You Have to Be An Imperfectionist

I was a kid with extremely high standards for myself. I wasn’t the cutest kid in the world, but by golly was I smart. I was a near prodigy when it came to reading, and it showed in school. The information I’d stockpiled through literature got me into courses and material far beyond my actualContinue reading “You Have to Be An Imperfectionist”

The Symptoms of Loneliness

Just about everyone knows what it feels like to be lonely on occasion, but those who experience chronic loneliness are at high risk for a variety of mental and physical health problems. Chronic loneliness is a feeling of loneliness that persists over a long period of time. At the tail-end of a pandemic, more ofContinue reading “The Symptoms of Loneliness”

I Hate My Job: This Is How You Can Find Work That Truly Fulfills You

It’s all too common for people to end up in jobs that are the worst possible match for them – this drains them, makes them miserable, and dramatically decreases their productivity. Wouldn’t it be better to end up in a job that you actually enjoy? One that is a good fit for you and yourContinue reading “I Hate My Job: This Is How You Can Find Work That Truly Fulfills You”

A Perspective on the Ego and Self Care

The more I write the word “ego”, the more it doesn’t seem like a real word. This is ironic when you consider what the ego is– the sense of self as affected by the external world. More simply put, the ego is how you look at yourself through the lens of your own personal reality.Continue reading “A Perspective on the Ego and Self Care”

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”