8 Ways To Cope In Abusive Relationships

Abusive Relationships

You can’t believe you’re in this situation. How did it happen? Everything was so great in the beginning. You were so in love. You were such a great couple together. But then things started to change. The cruel comments. The controlling behaviors. The subtle threats. The one person in the world who is supposed to love…  Continue Reading

New Book Release: How to Recognize the Patterns of Narcissism, Manipulation, and Control

Signs of Emotional Abuse

New Book Release Today:  Signs of Emotional Abuse: How to Recognize the Patterns of Narcissism, Manipulation, and Control in Your Love Relationship Do you know the signs of emotional abuse in a relationship? Do you wonder if your partner’s behavior is acceptable or normal? You may not have a black eye. You haven’t been pushed…  Continue Reading

Freelance Writing Jobs: How To Start And Where To Find Lucrative Gigs

Freelance Writing Jobs

Do you love to write? Do you wish you could write more? Would you like to get paid for your writing? If you answered “yes” to some or all of these questions, here’s one more for you: what’s been holding you back? For a long time, I didn’t think of myself as a “writer.” Sure,…  Continue Reading

10 Ways To Cultivate Emotional Maturity

Emotional Maturity

If you’ve ever hung around a toddler or a teenager for any length of time, you know what emotional immaturity looks like. If the toddler doesn’t get her way, she might scream, stomp, and fall on the floor in a fit of rage and frustration. Toddlers have very few filters preventing them from expressing their…  Continue Reading

Do You Lack Social Skills? 20 Basics You Need To Master

Social Skills

One of my earliest memories is one when I was about five years old, having Sunday lunch with my sister and mother. We were all dressed up for church, and afterward, my mom had taken us to a “white tablecloth” restaurant. She was teaching us how to cut meat, holding the fork and knife properly,…  Continue Reading

22 Cool Things To Buy As Gifts This Holiday Season

cool things to buy

Here it comes again. Before you toss out the pumpkin and polish off the Halloween candy, the Christmas and Hanukkah season is upon us. At least it is according to the retailers who begin splashing seasonal decor and sales offers from storefronts to your inbox before November 1st. Most of us would rather fully enjoy that…  Continue Reading

99 Career Quotes To Inspire Passionate Work

work quotes

The alarm clocks blares. You roll over, switch it off, and try to wake up. What day is it? Oh yeah — another work day. It’s time to get up, get dressed, and start moving. When it hits you that it’s time to get up for work, what’s your immediate reaction? Do you feel dread? Anxiety?…  Continue Reading

12 Self-Help Books To Help You Take Control Of Your Happiness

Self-Help Books

Raise your hand if you agree: self-help books have changed your life. If you have the slightest interest in becoming a better person, evolving through self-awareness, and finding your personal path to happiness, then it’s likely self-help books have impacted your journey for the better. Granted there are some wackadoodle books out there that have you…  Continue Reading

Scripts For Emotional Abuse: 107 Empowering Responses To Use With An Abuser

Emotional Abuse

New Book Release Today: Emotional Abuse Breakthrough Scripts: 107 Empowering Responses and Boundaries to Use with Your Abuser Emotional abuse keeps you tongue-tied and anxious, unable to speak up for fear of rocking the boat. When your abuser shuts you down with control, anger, manipulation, and subtle threats, it’s hard to know how to respond or…  Continue Reading

How To Fall Asleep Fast With 10 Surprising Techniques

How to Fall Asleep Fast

I went through a phase of many months in which I couldn’t fall asleep. I’d be completely exhausted, but once the lights were out and my head hit the pillow, my mind and body couldn’t relax enough to fall asleep. It sometimes took several hours before I finally drifted off. A few times, I was…  Continue Reading

10 Ways To Live With Passion Right Now Before You Find Your Passion

Live your passion

Have you ever wanted something so badly you put the rest of your life on hold, waiting for that something to happen? Do you find yourself hating your life right now because you aren’t living with passion the way you long to? I noticed this predicament frequently when I was in my twenties, as many young women around me…  Continue Reading

575+ Bucket List Ideas To Live A No Regrets Life

Bucket List

Let’s say you live to age ninety. How many days do you have left to live? Take your age now and subtract it from ninety, then multiply that number by 365. That’s pretty finite, isn’t it? It might seem like you have plenty of days left (especially if you’re younger than 40 or so), but…  Continue Reading

What To Do With My Life? Find Your Life Purpose To Figure It Out

What to do with my life?

When I graduated from college with a degree in English Literature, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. So I started scouring the newspaper (the way you found jobs back in the day) for some kind of gainful employment. One of the first jobs that intrigued me was a “special…  Continue Reading

How To Be Funny Even When You Think You’re Not

How to Be Funny

I once thought you were either funny or you were not. Either you have the personality and natural wit to make people laugh, or you were just one of the crowd laughing at the naturally witty people. Nothing is more cringe-worthy than someone who’s trying to be funny. They tell a joke that falls flat….  Continue Reading