You Can Stop Feeling Frustrated

Feelings of frustration are something we may all feel occasionally. How successful you will be depends on how you choose to manage those feelings. Since they hamper success, it is important to know what to do when this happens. The feeling of frustration is a signal that something is not going well. It can happen […]

What Are You Doing To Balance Your Life?

Living in a world that keeps changing almost faster than time itself, there is an almost constant time squeeze to get things done. The pressures at work can easily carry over into your personal life. A forty-hour week is only a dream for the majority of working people. While this is true for almost everyone, parents, especially, find themselves drained […]

Want to Increase Your Confidence? Here’s How

I am often asked how to increase confidence. My usual response is to ask how did you become confident in something you already do well?  I get a variety of responses to my question. Usually though the general idea is that they started to do something by initiating a first step. In most cases, they admitted to actively choosing […]

9 Proven Choices You Can Make To Be Resilient

Building your resilience is something that begins in childhood and continues throughout life. You might think of it as a skill that gets better with practice. When there are stressful situations, you can ask for accurate feedback​ from people you trust in order to further develop your resilience. The following ideas will get you started. Resilience is […]

Unhappy? Proven Steps To Be Happier

Are there things in your life right now that you are unhappy about? Maybe you might be feeling stuck or having problems with a relationship. It is possible to live an engaging and meaningful life even if it is not possible at this time to be extremely happy. For instance, you might be waiting for […]

Do You Want to Be Emotionally Strong and Resilient?

A question I often get asked is, "How can I be emotionally stronger?" When I hear that question I think of how important it is to be resilient in life.  Sometimes this skill isn't learned until adulthood. Some people never learn to be resilient. Since stress is a fact of life, it is easy to […]

Is Retirement Time to Return School?

 ”Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself ” ~ John Dewey As schools start the new academic year, do you yearn to learn something? For many adults, this is an exciting time to think about reinventing themselves. This is especially true for people considering retirement or newly retired.  There are two good […]