20 Life-Changing Books From My Favorite Bloggers

life changing booksI can’t understate the profound impact books have had on my own personal growth.

Authors like Eckhart Tolle, Byron Katie, and Brene Brown have led me to life-altering shifts in my world view. They have given me invaluable tools for overcoming life’s inevitable difficulties and for finding real and lasting happiness.

Embracing the power of the… Continue Reading…

The Ultimate List Of 97 Manners

List of MannersWhen I was in my twenties, I moved from Atlanta to New York City for my career.

Every day, I’d take the bus from my brownstone on the Upper West Side to my office in midtown Manhattan. Every day, the bus was jam-packed with people, and you were lucky if you were able to… Continue Reading…

9 Reasons A Positive Attitude Can Keep You Alive

Positive AttitudeYou produce about 50,000 thoughts a day according to the National Science Foundation.

Of those 50,000, 70-80% of them are negative thoughts. That’s around 40,000 negative thoughts a day or 14,600,000 a year.

We are constantly simmering in a brew of negativity.

Now maybe you are someone with a naturally sunny disposition. Let’s say you are… Continue Reading…

Top 14 Personal Development Posts Of 2014

2014 personal development top postsHas 2014 been a year of personal growth and learning for you?

At the end of a year, I like to reflect back on the previous year and think about what I’ve learned, how I’ve changed, and how I’ve evolved into a more emotionally intelligent, self-aware person. I think life is a process of… Continue Reading…

60 Deep Questions To Ask Yourself To Create “Aha” Moments

deep questions to askQuestions are powerful. They force answers.

Compelling questions force us to think deeply and examine ourselves. Sometimes they challenge our beliefs about what we “know” to be true.

As a coach, I use thoughtful questions to help clients elicit insights, uncover buried beliefs, and reach conclusions about who they are and what they want for… Continue Reading…

How To Plan A Happy Weekend

how to have a happy weekend

A guest post by by Jill Dahl

Have you ever looked at your schedule for the upcoming weekend and cringed? 

Two days off of work, and it’s crammed with chores, spillover from work, family duties, and activities that fill you with a sense of dread?

You have… Continue Reading…

10 Good Communication Skills You Absolutely Must Know

good communication skillsEvery relationship you have is impacted by your ability — or inability — to communicate well.

Whether at work, in your love life, or with friends and family, good communication fosters better understanding, helps us resolve differences, promotes mutual trust and respect, and allows creative ideas to flourish.

Although communication seems fairly simple and straightforward,… Continue Reading…