How To Confidently Tell Someone You Like Them

How to Tell Someone You Like Them

In recent years, I’ve been more forthcoming in my expressions of love, admiration, and regard for the people around me — from complete strangers to romantic partners. I’ve come to the conclusion that life is short, and if you think or feel something positive about another person, you should tell them — even if it…  Continue Reading

12 Kick Ass Things Passionate People Do Every Day

Passionate People

I love the Aristotle quote, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Our lives are defined by how we spend our time, and what we choose to do each day. But what if you aren’t sure how to spend your time? What if you’ve been looking for…  Continue Reading

Does Your Self-Image Suck? 11 Confidence Strategies That Actually Work

Self Image

I don’t know many people who are completely happy with themselves, do you? Everyone I know has had times when they were down on themselves. “I hate the way I look.” “Why do I always say such stupid things?” “I just don’t measure up.” We hit those troughs of low self-esteem when we just want…  Continue Reading

Quiz: What Is Your Personality Type?

Knowing your personality type helps you understand yourself, your interests, your motivations, and your relationships. Although your personality type doesn’t completely define who you are, it helps you have much more awareness about yourself and gives you tools for making important decisions in your life. What Is Your Unique Personality Type? What did your personality…  Continue Reading

Is Finding Your Passion A Waste Of Time?

Finding Your Passion

I just read an article by author and blogger Mark Manson called “Screw Finding Your Passion.” He suggests that the whole notion of “finding your passion” is a big fat waste of time. He says you just need to get busy with the business of life, change your attitude, and accept that some parts of your…  Continue Reading

How To Overcome Social Anxiety As An Empath

How to Overcome Social Anxiety

You walk into a gathering of people, and more than anything you want to smile and chat it up with those around you. You want to join in the conversation, laugh, and enjoy yourself. You want people to see you as friendly and outgoing, interested in what they have to say and easy to talk…  Continue Reading

How To Publish A Book: 10 Simple Steps To Finally Become An Author

How to Publish a Book

I was surprised to learn that 81% of Americans want to write a book. The statistic is surprising because so few people actually do. Of those who do write a book and attempt to publish through traditional channels (ie: big publishing companies), about 98% get a rejection letter. That statistic alone is enough to turn…  Continue Reading

The Top 15 Personal Development Posts Of 2015

Top Personal Development Posts

This was a year of big change for me. Maybe it was for you as well. My youngest child graduated from high school and started college, officially making me an empty nester. I moved from my hometown of Atlanta, leaving the house I’d lived in for almost 20 years, to move to Asheville, North Carolina…  Continue Reading