Most people struggle to make new friends, but it can be more challenging for those that are shy. However, where there’s a will, there’s a way. Even the shyest of people can have a healthy social circle. Shyness can be a challenge in all social situations, but challenges can be overcome. If you’re shy, you can make friends without giving yourself a coronary in the … [Read more...] about 12 Tips Shy People Can Use to Make More Friends
The snooze button may seem like your friend, but your relationship is probably toxic. Your alarm clock could be interfering with the quality and quantity of your sleep. What happens to your brain when you keep hitting the snooze button each morning? You experience several stages of sleep throughout the night. Towards morning, the percentage of rapid eye movement or REM sleep … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Break the Snooze Button Habit?
We don’t want to do the hard things. We like to do the enjoyable things. If something isn’t enjoyable, then we at least want it to be easy. Yet, the enjoyable things often aren’t very helpful. And the easy things usually don’t provide a lot of return for our time. The ability to make yourself do the hard things is a big determiner of how successful you’ll be. For … [Read more...] about Do the Hard Things First
Every parent would like their child to be successful in life - a winner, an autonomous, resilient, self-confident person, who is more often happy and satisfied than not - someone who conquers everyday challenges and leaves the battle without too much scarring. Brilliant scientist and Nobel Prize winner, Marie Curie said, “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We … [Read more...] about Life Lessons: How the Hero’s Journey Can Teach Kids About Perseverance
Fear and self-doubt are two things that every normal person faces. These are also two of the biggest obstacles to success and happiness. Some people feel more fear and self-doubt than others. And, some are better at overcoming these emotions than others. Regardless of where you fall on the fear/self-doubt spectrum, there are many things you can do to rise above these … [Read more...] about A 7-Step Process to Overcome Fear and Self-Doubt