10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Quit Your Job | Do This First!

I’m not proud to admit it, but in my younger years, I had a habit of quitting my job without giving 2 weeks notice or even considering my actions. No thought process, just “See ya, wouldn’t wanna be ya!”  In my defense, these were horribly toxic workplaces that made me feel like an insignificant speck of…

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13 Easy Ways to Fix a Bad Day | Make Any Bad Day a Good Day

I have a small yellow sticky note stuck to my desk drawer that says, “Every day is a good day.” This tiny affirmation reminds me that there are positive things happening all around me, but I must be mindful enough to notice them. No day is completely good, and no day is completely bad, but…

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4 Self-Care Tips to Boost Your Confidence

Self-care is one of the most important aspects of life, but it’s often overlooked. When we’re feeling down, stressed, or overwhelmed, it’s easy to put ourselves last on our list of priorities. But taking care of yourself is essential if you want to be your best self, both mentally and emotionally. Here are 4 essential…

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The Most Unusual Way to Be an Optimist | Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

It’s no secret that I’m a happy-go-lucky optimist. In fact, people often tell me that my “walkin’ on sunshine” attitude is annoying . . . or worse, totally fake. I can’t help it! Call me a weirdo, but thinking positively is a natural part of my personality that developed after I survived my suicide attempt…

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Why GOOD ROUTINES Are Always Better Than Motivation

My clients often ask me how they can stay motivated to work on their goals. They’ll be excited and engaged at the beginning, but soon they start procrastinating and getting distracted. Well, I hate to break it to you, but your motivation is going to disappear at some point no matter how much you want…

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You’re Not Broken, So Stop Acting Like It

I’m what you might call a “self-development junkie.” It’s like I’m magnetically drawn toward books, programs, workshops, and courses that promise to fix my problems and make life easier. And after talking with thousands of you fellow Life Editors, I know I’m not alone. 🙂 But after digesting dozens of self-help programs, I started to notice…

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7 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

You should be aware of your mental health even if you’re not actively struggling, scared, or anxious. Mental health is just as important as physical health and is worth investing in. Focus on your mental health now, so in the future, you’ll be happier, less stressed, and able to rebound from difficult times. In addition,…

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