How much can you endure before you crack? Survival of the fittest goes back to the scientist, Charles Darwin. His theory of evolution by natural selection indicates that species which can adapt to their environment are more likely to survive over species which can’t. There are limited resources available in an environment, which promotes competition … More Survival of the Fittest
It was my birthday yesterday 🎂 🎉 and what a great way to celebrate it with a blog collaboration! Collaboration with a Purpose is back! Our first collaboration was on Coping with LOSS. We had 10 different bloggers post on the topic of loss in hopes to reach anyone who may have been struggling with … More Birthday and Blog Collaboration!
Growing up, I used to hate my scar on my right leg. I would try to hide it with my other leg. I fell through a sliding glass door when I was about three years old. I always thought my scar from this incident looked like a track runner jumping over a hurdle. I used … More What Scars Do You Hide Behind?
Complaining is a natural tendency of human nature. Sometimes it feels good to just vent, process thoughts from your head and spit them out of your mouth. Life will never be perfect, so there will always be plenty to complain about. But what are the effects of complaining on our brains? Why is it so … More The Effects of Complaining on the Brain- #behappy
One of the biggest goals that all us humans share is that we want to be happy. We want to smile, laugh, and feel stress-free. Many things can bring you happiness. Here are just five simple tips of things that can make you happy. 5 Things to Make You Happy Gratitude. One definition of gratitude … More Sunshine: 5 Things to Make You Happy
This world owes us nothing. It really doesn’t. We have to earn everything. Most of my kids play sports. When my children used to play more at the recreational level, they would get a trophy at the end of each season just for showing up. Honestly, I didn’t like this much. Playing devil’s advocate, I … More Go After What You Want. Don’t Wait for It to be Handed to You.
Do you get distracted easily? A phone call, an email, a text message, an emergency, a problem, etc. can all grab our attention. When this happens, the goals we had set out to accomplish in a day may not happen or can take much longer than anticipated. Of course, this is life, but what about … More Don’t Deviate from the Course of Your Goals
How many of you have experienced stress? Your heart may race. Your head may feel like it’s going to explode. Your stomach may be in knots (You may even need to run to the bathroom 😳.). It’s usually no fun, but did you know that stress isn’t always bad? There are good and bad effects … More The Good and Bad Effects of Stress with Stress Management Tips
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
We have limited energy, so why waste it on things you can’t control? What are you able to accomplish when you are frustrated or pissed off? My mind is a mess, and I can’t think clearly. It is much easier to tackle the obstacles in life if you save your energy on what you can … More Don’t Sweat over Things You Can’t Control