10 Clues That You’re An Extroverted Introvert

Extroverted Introvert

I love spending time with my friends, but I’m often the first to go home. I’m fulfilled by my work as a personal coach, but after a coaching session with someone, I feel exhausted. Sometimes I’m really lonely and claustrophobic working from home, but when I go out, I’m quickly ready to go back home. Although I test as an…  Continue Reading

Feeling Down? 10 Thinking Patterns That Can Make You Depressed

Feeling Down

The past couple of months have not been my best. I lost my brother unexpectedly and tragically, and a few days later my father-in-law passed away. Around the same time, there were some other family events that were upsetting, stirring up painful and difficult memories. More recently, I slipped and fell on a sheet of…  Continue Reading

7 Wake Up Early Secrets That Get You Out of Bed

Wake Up Early

Alerted by the beeping of my alarm clock, I groan slightly, knowing another day is just seconds from starting. This has been my life for years. Every day. Every morning. The thought of waking up in the morning can be oh so dreadful. Taking a break and just sleeping in is always the better option…  Continue Reading

How To Find A Career You Love in 2017

Career You Love

If I had gone another year doing the same thing, I think I would have chewed my foot off. That’s how I was feeling during the fall of 2008 when my oldest child was entering her senior year of high school. I’d spent the last several years supporting her dream to become a ballet dancer,…  Continue Reading

How To Stop Being Lazy And Kickstart Your Motivation

Stop Being Lazy

Are you one who is always ready to take a short cut? Do you sometimes struggle to get out of bed and start your day? Has your motivation gone with the wind? If so, you’re not alone. Most people struggle with laziness from time to time, making it difficult to find the energy and desire…  Continue Reading

12 Better Money Habits For A Prosperous New Year

The New Year is upon us! Have you set some goals for the year?  In your list of resolutions, be sure to include your finances as an area you’d like to improve this year. With just a few tweaks in your habits, you can increase your income by thousands and set yourself up for future financial…  Continue Reading

Procrastination Help: A 12-Step Recovery Program For Taking Action

Procrastination Help

“Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.” ~Christopher Parker We all procrastinate. I procrastinated starting this post. I checked my emails, looked at Facebook, filled my coffee cup, and got something to eat. In this age of constant distractions, we are tempted to procrastinate more than…  Continue Reading

Reach Your Personal Goals With These 21 Power Habits

Personal goals

Here’s the thing: the most successful people have defined their personal goals and have developed positive daily habits to help them reach these goals. They don’t wait for life to present them with opportunities for success. They create opportunities and expect success. They have a vision, and they’ve plotted out the daily, weekly, and monthly…  Continue Reading

How to Make Good Habits Stick: 7 Secrets From Research

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get so much done? When they say, ”I’m going to…” start exercising, eat healthy, get organized, read more, etc., you know that they’re going to make it happen. But when you try to go after similar goals, it’s a different story. You might be able to…  Continue Reading

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

14 Things You Should Never Apologize For

Can you count how many times you’ve said “Sorry” today? Do you remember what for you said it? Chances are you’ve said you’re sorry for many things that you don’t even remember doing. Saying “I’m sorry” and apologizing for things that aren’t completely your fault is not a bad thing. It doesn’t make you weak…  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 Steps To Fix A Broken Relationship

How To Fix A Broken Relationship

It was the day I had always dreamed of—I had just gotten engaged to the love of my life. Of course I called my parents and my siblings to tell them the exciting news. Next, the person I really wanted to call was my best friend—only, we had recently fallen out. We weren’t really talking anymore….  Continue Reading

8 Signs of Narcissistic Abuse

Narcissistic Abuse

From the outside, narcissistic people look “normal.” They’re often charming, outgoing and idolized by others simply because they appear so perfect. But to you, they’re anything but perfect. You’re never at ease around the narcissistic person, and you can’t pinpoint exactly why. You can’t reconcile the “perfect” image most people have of the narcissistic person…  Continue Reading