8 Things I Wish I had Known When My Mom Died

8 Things I Wish I had Known When My Mom Died

My mother passed away when I was 20. My family knew it was going to happen, but nothing can prepare you for that kind of loss. Here are a few things I wish I had known when going through such a great loss: 1.       It’s okay to grieve in your own way, whatever that may be. After I lost my mom, some people expected me to constantly be a mess of tears. One woman would even burst into tears when she saw me, expecting I would feel the same, and acted offended when I didn’t.  … [Read more...]

Discover Yourself – Find Work and Life Fulfillment

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The idea of a perfect job not only seems farfetched but it also seems unattainable. We all have tried our luck at different jobs in search of our true calling. Looking for that perfect job where we will find balance, satisfaction and fulfillment in what we do.  But more often than not we find ourselves wanting bigger and better opportunities in life. Why it is so, that most times you really don’t know what is it that you really want to achieve? Why the pieces of your … [Read more...]

Discover Your Passion – Lead a Fulfilled Life!

Discover Your Passion – Lead a Fulfilled Life!

Have you ever taken a moment to think about the purpose of your life? Have you ever thought about your passion?  And have you ever asked yourself as to where you go from where you currently are? These are a few of the most common questions that we have all struggled with at some point in our lives. While this article might not answer all these questions for you, it might give you a sense of direction as to where to start from. Are You Following Your Own Goal? People … [Read more...]

4 Types Of Relationships – Which One Do You Have?

4 Types Of Relationships – Which One Do You Have?

Love is a wonderful feeling; it makes you feel all warm and cozy in the pit of your stomach. Being with the one you love makes your heart beat 10 times faster, it give you butterflies in your stomach. One touch of the one you love melts your heart and makes you feel like you are on top of the world. But as good as it gets, losing it also brings about the worst heart break and depression possible. Being human and in love makes us vulnerable to our feelings and these … [Read more...]

12 Signs You Are Succeeding in Life Even If You Don’t Feel You Are

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All of us undergo stressful times when lonely, insecure or sad. However, the truth of the matter is that majority of us are actually doing better than we may realize. There are times when looking around us and focusing on the positives of life is the best way to emerge from the rut. In this article, we share with you 12 signs that you are succeeding in life even if you don’t feel you are. 1.       You can live your life in the manner you have chosen to live it If you are … [Read more...]

10 Keys to Letting Go of the Past so You Can Live in the Moment

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It’s all too easy to focus on things that have already happened, especially when you have regrets, you miss someone, or you feel that your life is emptier as a result. Living in the past is an anchor that weighs you down and it keeps you from moving forward. Life is in the moment, the here and now, and when you spend most of your time looking back, you miss the amazing memories that could be forming all around you. If you drive a car, do you spend most of your time … [Read more...]

7 Mindful Practices that can Change Your Life

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When stopping for a moment to look closely at society, it is clear that people are running here and there trying to get everything done. By looking at the stress lines and grimaces on people’s faces, they are stressed. It seems that everybody is in a huge rush to simply go, nowhere. It is common to listen to what others have to say, but not really hear what they are saying. All too often people react rather than respond to what they have been told. Not many feel they have … [Read more...]

5 Things to Remember When You’re in a Long-Distance Relationship

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Long-distance relationships are hard on both people involved. It takes a lot of work. But if you and your partner have good communication, know how to argue right, and are determined to close the gap, you’ll have a strong and rewarding relationship. After being in a long-distance relationship for two years, I’ve learned a few things that you should remember: 1.       Don’t just talk: communicate. As easy as it may be for you and your partner to sit, relax, and just enjoy … [Read more...]

7 Foods Successful People Eat for Breakfast

7 Foods Successful People Eat for Breakfast

What you eat is written all over you because you are what you eat. What you ingest reveals itself through your skin, hair and even the way your body and mind function and if you don't believe it just take a look at the people around you. Now if you were forced to guess what each person’s overall  diet consisted of - nine times out of ten you would be able to guess correctly. So, if what we eat is what we are than it only makes sense to do a little snooping to find out what … [Read more...]

The Workaholic’s Elixir: A Whiff of That Rosebush Out Front!

The Workaholic’s Elixir: A Whiff of That Rosebush Out Front!

I often feel as if I am the only person around who never has much fun. When I actually take time to wonder about it, it puzzles me how others manage to find time to rent a movie, go out for supper or drive around for the fun of it. They have the time I don’t have to take their grateful dogs for leisurely walks, go for a dip in the pool or run along the sand through aromatic ocean waters. They read lengthy novels and spend hours playing games with their Facebook … [Read more...]