Lose Weight More Easily by Optimizing Your Environment

It’s hard to lose weight. I’ll say that right up front. You can achieve this goal, though, if you set yourself up for success. Are you constantly setting yourself up for failure, without realizing it?

Birth of a food ritual

I’ve struggled with addictions to various foods since I was about 9 years old. The first habit …Continue Reading »

How Living With Purpose Will Help You to Stop Comparing

We won’t be distracted by comparison if we are captivated by purpose. – Bob Goff.

In this era of social media, where everyone’s carefully curated lives are so relentlessly on display, comparison can drive you insane.

At the very least, it will probably make you unnaturally depressed and unsatisfied with your life (there’s plenty of scientific data to …Continue Reading »

5 Ways to Use Kindness to Defuse Difficult People

Ah, difficult people. Have you ever felt really frustrated or annoyed with someone’s behavior, maybe even deciding to dislike or shun them, only to find out afterwards that there was a good reason for them to be having an “off” day?

Have you been that rude or snappy person, yourself? I know I have.

Be kind, for …Continue Reading »

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other People

Who are the people you frequently compare yourself to?

If you’re not sure, try asking yourself this: Who have you compared yourself to in the last 24 hours?

It might help to think of the last time you checked your Facebook or Instagram feed. Did any updates from other people make you feel envious, or make you feel as if your …Continue Reading »

Reclaim Those “I Used To’s” to Revitalize Your Life

What did you do before, that you really enjoyed, that you simply don’t do anymore?

When you think about certain things (or one certain thing) you used to do, or talk about these activities in the past tense to others, do you feel a twinge of regret?

When that regret passes across your consciousness, do you shove …Continue Reading »

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