9 Powerful Body Language Tips To Instantly Boost Your Confidence

Body Language Tips
Note: This is an excerpt from my book Confidence Hacks: 99 Small Actions to Massively Boost Your Confidence.

Stop reading for a moment, and notice how you are sitting or standing.

Where are your arms?

What is the expression on your… Continue Reading…

24 Anxiety Symptoms In Women And How To Annihilate Them

Anxiety Symptoms in Women

My dear fellow females, I’m sorry to inform you of this, but . . .

You are twice as likely to have an anxiety disorder in your lifetime as men.

This is probably no surprise to you, and if you’ve dealt with anxiety before, just reading about your predisposition to it might make you feel, well, anxious…. Continue Reading…

What Is Empathy And How Does It Differ From Sympathy?

What Is EmpathyHave you ever had someone acknowledge and reflect back to you what you’re feeling so perfectly that it made you tear up?

Has someone ever taken the time to sit with you quietly in your grief and just hold your hand?

Have you ever told someone your story, shared your pain, or acknowledged your shame,… Continue Reading…

How To Write Your Personal Manifesto

How to Write Your Manifesto

Check out anyone’s Facebook page, and you’ll get a story of who they are. Yes, a story, but not necessarily the real picture. Not the manifesto of their lives or the depths of their souls.

What we put out to the world and how we present ourselves is just the overcoat of our true… Continue Reading…

21 Good Books To Read For Fall

Good Books to Read

Fall is officially here, and as the weather gets colder, I love to cuddle up with a blanket, a cup of hot tea, and my Kindle.

Reading is definitely my favorite pastime, as well as a necessary part of my work as a writer and author. I tend to have one novel and one… Continue Reading…

10 Stages Of A Relationship From Hello to Goodbye

Stages of a RelationshipMost love relationships begin, develop, and even unravel without our being fully aware of what’s going on.

Especially at the beginning.

We meet someone, feel an initial attraction, and then if everything lines up as it should, we are swept away in a torrent of chemically-driven emotions that blind us to anything but the intense… Continue Reading…

How To Write A Personal Mission Statement In 8 Steps

How to Write a Personal Mission StatementEarly in my career, I worked in public relations for the JCPenney Company.

James Cash Penney, the founder of the now national retailer, based his business philosophy on one simple mission statement: “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you” — the Golden Rule. In fact, his first store was called The… Continue Reading…