You walk out of the gym congratulating yourself for completing a tough workout, but the real struggle starts the next day. That’s when your shoulders stiffen, and your lower back aches. These symptoms are called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Experts used to believe that it was due to lactic acid building up. However, now there’s general agreement that inflammation is … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Exercise Without Getting Sore?
Whether you’re trying to save the world, lose 20 pounds, write a novel, or master a video game, there will be at least one person in your life trying to drag you across the coals for it. There’s no way to live a meaningful life without critics, naysayers, and haters. They’re part of the human experience. However, it’s your job to not allow them to stop you from living your … [Read more...] about Dealing with the Critics in Your Life
Not many people are as emotionally strong as they’d like to be. Our inner strength is frequently the limiting factor in our lives. If we were just a little tougher mentally, we’d be willing to try more, and we’d accomplish more. Inner strength makes molehills out of mountains. Every obstacle is less likely to be insurmountable if you possess a high degree of inner … [Read more...] about Inner Strength is Within Your Grasp
Unless you’re a psychopath, you’re going to feel guilty occasionally. Guilt is like failure in a way. Guilt is just an undesirable outcome that you can choose to learn from. Failure usually just impacts you. Guilt is usually the result of harming someone else. With guilt, you’re not the only one that was potentially harmed. Guilt is uncomfortable, but hardly fatal. Use … [Read more...] about How to Stop Feeling Guilty
While it’s great to be an expert at math, science, or social studies, there’s another subject that will do more for your success in life: Communication. Those with great communication skills have an easier time in life! Communication skills aren’t covered as heavily as other subjects in school, and this is unfortunate. It’s worth the time to enhance this important set of … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Strengthen Your Communication Skills