Do you have to be a movie star or involved in a major scandal if you want to write a memoir? As long as you can live with not seeing your name on any bestseller lists, there are many reasons why sharing your story could be worthwhile. In fact, you might find the personal benefits more rewarding than money or fame. You could make your life more meaningful and help your … [Read more...] about 6 Surprising Benefits of Writing Your Memoir
Are you assertive? Aggressive? Are you even sure? Most people are familiar with the terms, but many can’t clearly articulate the differences between these two qualities. It’s important to understand the differences, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of both. Only then is it possible to make a wise decision about which best suits your … [Read more...] about Assertive or Aggressive: Which One Are You?
How well you do in high school determines the universities and the majors that are available. Success in college determines the jobs and graduate schools that are available to you. Doing well in college isn’t a secret. There are things that need to be done and things that need to be avoided. Get the most from your college experience with these strategies: Pick your … [Read more...] about 9 Keys to College Success
It’s not easy to set boundaries when others are accustomed to you not having any. Whether we like to admit it or not, people take advantage of other people. Even “nice” people can be quite exploitative if it’s the easiest and most convenient path to take. When others take advantage of our kindness, it leads to resentment and lowered self-esteem. The solution to this … [Read more...] about 9 Benefits You Receive From Setting Boundaries
You love your adult children and want to have a close relationship with them. However, things sometimes turn out differently than you planned. Family communications can be tricky. It’s easy to fall into old patterns that become reinforced over many years. It’s difficult to remember that the baby you raised now has a career and children of their own. Transforming the way … [Read more...] about The Secret to Communicating with Your Adult Children