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?
Have you ever been in an argument with your partner that just keeps getting more and more intense? Everything said seems like the same thing over and over again. And then the argument escalates to the point where one partner completely withdraws, pushing the other way. It’s like a stone wall was built to solve the problem. Yet you’re both left feeling alone or … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Stonewalling in Your Relationship
Coffee is the go-to drink for anyone in search of an energy boost. Most of us start our mornings with coffee and use it to maintain our focus throughout the day. According to studies, more than 50% of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day. Though the occasional cup of java isn’t going to do any damage to your health, you might decide that it’s time to cut … [Read more...] about 6 Drinks to Replace Your Morning Coffee and Still Boost Energy
Have you ever noticed that some people stay calm under pressure much better than others? Would you like to become one of those people? Everyone has a different tolerance for stress, but with practice, you can become much more resilient in the face of adversity. Dealing with stressful situations is part genetics and part skill. You can’t do anything about your genes, but you … [Read more...] about Stay Calm in Any Situation While Everyone Else is Losing Their Mind
How much of your time do you spend thinking each day during your waking hours? Most likely, at least 99% of the time. But how much of that thinking is productive? There are two basic types of thinking: productive and unproductive. Productive thinking helps motivate us, reach our goals, and create the life we desire. On the other hand, much of the unproductive thinking we do … [Read more...] about Productive Versus Unproductive Thinking