Self-Worth: What is it and 5 tips to having more of it

Self-worth is the “sense of one’s own value or worth as a person.” It’s closely related to self-esteem, which is “a realistic respect for a favorable impression of oneself.” Self-esteem is feeling good about yourself. Self-worth includes this, but there is more to it. With self-worth, you not only feel good about yourself, but you … More Self-Worth: What is it and 5 tips to having more of it

3 Benefits of Gratitude: Be Happy Now

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others” (National Association of School Psychologists, 2014, p. 1). 3 Benefits of Gratitude People who are optimistic and have gratitude have increased well-being and decreased depression (Jiang, Yue, Lu, & Zhu, 2015). When you have gratitude, there is an increase association … More 3 Benefits of Gratitude: Be Happy Now

Balance- You’ll Never Regret Spending Time with Your Loved Ones

There are certain days that I will never forget working as a nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). My experiences helped me to prioritize. I’m definitely not perfect at it, but I believe balance is important in life. Remember that word regret? You don’t want to regret not cultivating important areas of your … More Balance- You’ll Never Regret Spending Time with Your Loved Ones

Time Is an Illusion

The definition of illusion is “a deceptive appearance or impression.” According to Popular Science, “If you try to get your hands on time, it’s always slipping through your fingers.”  “People are sure time is there, but they can’t get hold of it. My feeling is that they can’t get hold of it because it isn’t … More Time Is an Illusion

Grit: Passion and Perseverance for Long-Term Goals

I hope everyone had a great weekend! I had the wonderful opportunity of taking my son, Kobi, to the 7×7 Adidas Tournament in California. There were some phenomenal athletes there!  Most of them have a dream of getting a college football scholarship and even playing for the NFL one day! A college scholarship and the … More Grit: Passion and Perseverance for Long-Term Goals

Change

Have you ever had an opportunity that seemed wonderful, but just maybe not for you? Everyone else around you would think you were crazy for not taking a great opportunity. “I should try it,” you tell yourself, but there is this nagging feeling within you that it isn’t right. So you continue to push through. … More Change