Do you take enough responsibility for your life? Those that don’t often have challenging lives. There are so many forces working against you that it’s imperative to actively participate in your life. Blaming others, relying on luck, playing the victim, or hoping that randomness will be in your favor is a loser’s game. Your destiny is under your control, but only if you … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Take More Responsibility for Your Life
You’re going to the gym regularly and eating healthy foods. Now, you’re wondering how long it will take to see the results of your efforts. Building muscle takes time, but you can speed up the process. It may help to know how your muscles grow bigger and stronger. After you exercise, your body repairs the stress your body has sustained. Muscle fibers use protein to fuse … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Build Muscle Faster?
A toxic relationship can suck the life right out of you. Some people have a long history of getting themselves into toxic relationships and staying far too long. What exactly is a toxic relationship? Here’s one explanation from the book Toxic People (1995) by Dr. Lillian Glass: “Any relationship between people who don’t support each other, where there’s conflict and one … [Read more...] about 7 Common Warning Signs of a Toxic Relationship
When you think of someone who is burned out, you might picture an overworked business executive or an athlete training too hard for the Olympics. The truth is that anyone can become overwhelmed at any age. Kids experience burnout too. Sure, they don’t usually have mortgages and jobs. However, they do have internal and external pressures of their own. School, friendships, and … [Read more...] about Can Your Kids Get Burned Out?
While medication and talk therapy can help you manage the symptoms of ADHD, daily habits pay a big role too. Regular doses of skillful self-care can boost your mood and make it easier to fulfill your responsibilities. Paying attention to your physical, mental, and spiritual needs is essential. The more you love and nurture yourself, the greater your capacity to deal with … [Read more...] about A Self-Care Guide for Adults with ADHD