February is known as the month of love to many. Therefore, Collaboration with a Purpose decided to write about any kind of love. I took this opportunity to give an update on my nine-year-old son, Jy. I wrote a post in the past about how Jy suffered from encephalitis and Guillain-Barre Syndrome at the end … More A Mother’s Love
We are back with a blog collaboration. This time we have 14 bloggers and one theme: One Step at a Time Toward the Impossible! This is our third blog collaboration. The first collaboration was on Coping with Loss. The second collaboration was on Strength. Our third blog collaboration, One Step at a Time Toward the … More Collaboration with a Purpose: One Step at a Time Toward the Impossible
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
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
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