Articles in the category Motivation and Inspiration

12 Changes to Make for Yourself in 2015

There are many things in life that we can’t control, not if our lives depended on it. On the flip side, there are things that are totally under our control. That’s not to say these things are easy, or that changes are simple to make. However, if you want it badly enough, you can make […]

15 Quotes to Boost Your Confidence

In the previous post, we talked about how to boost your confidence by taking a look at your behaviors, and if some of them were toxic. By letting go of those toxic behaviors, your confidence will only benefit from it. To continue along those lines and give you even more inspiration, let’s look at some […]

Boost Your Confidence by Letting Go of These Toxic Behaviors

There are some people who just ooze confidence that you can’t help but wonder how they do it. Were they born confident, or were they raised in a specific way? Have you ever thought that, perhaps, they taught themselves to be confident; that they made changes in their lives to become the confident people they […]

5 Quotes on Addiction that Can Spurn You to Action

Maybe you think a loved one has a problem with addiction, or maybe you’re worried about your own recent habits. “Addiction” doesn’t have to include drugs or alcohol. It can be food, smartphones, gaming and just about anything else that leaks into other parts of your life. You can’t help somebody who doesn’t want it, […]

5 Things to Tell Yourself to Be Happy

I have been struggling with depressive feelings for quite some time now, although I hadn’t really realized the extent and seriousness of the situation until I started behaving erratically and realizing that I dreaded getting up every day. Then there are the days when I just can’t do anything but lie in bed. Source Happiness […]

7 Things to Do When You Don’t Want to Get Out of Bed and Face the Day

We’ve all had those days when we just don’t feel like getting out of bed and facing the day. The heavy feeling may even start the day or night before. It’s normal. It’s life. That may very well be the case, but it still doesn’t make things any easier when we have one of those […]

What Can We Learn From The Zombie Apocalypse?

There are parts of all of us that need to be developed. We are no greater than the thoughts we think. We get up every day. Go to work. Walk the dogs. Cook the food. Mind the children. But do we move as a result of who we really are or who we want to […]

7 Quotes About Gratitude

When I think about all that happens during the week, all of the things that I struggle with, I find life is easier when I remember to be grateful. Not just for the things that go right but for everything. Every experience, every opportunity.

How to Always Stay Positive, Part 2

“The key to working with happiness healthfully is to see it as a momentary passage and not a final destination.” – Karla McLaren, The Language of Emotions In How to Always Stay Positive, Part 1 we discussed the merits of rephrasing our words and thoughts toward what is possible and the outcomes we truly desire […]

How to Always Stay Positive, Part 1

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts and made up of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with a good thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him” – Gautama Buddha I recently watched a documentary called “The Secret” and one of […]

11 Quotes to Help You With Trust Issues

Trust. Such a “little” word, but oh, its immensity! For some people, trusting comes easy. For others, it’s the hardest thing to do – especially if they have had their trust broken big time in the past. (Then again, who hasn’t had his trust broken at one point or another?) If you’re at a point […]

7 steps to a happier life

We all want one fundamental thing in life and that’s to be happy. But true happiness seems to be an elusive thing in today’s hectic, stress-filled world. We may have all the gadgets we could possibly want and a constant stream of information at our fingertips, yet stress, anxiety and depression are all on the […]

How to do your bit for charity

  Charities do a great deal of good in the world, from helping the homeless to fighting animal cruelty, but they need support in order to carry on with this good work. Supporting a charity, whether that be through volunteering or donating money, can be a great way of standing up for a cause you […]

Why yoga is good for the mind and body

The ancient practice of yoga is something that we haven’t covered recently on the Daily Mind, so I thought I would dedicate this particular blog post to exploring the benefits it can offer to our minds and bodies. Yoga originated in India around 5,000 years ago, but today it is as popular as ever, with […]

Quotes to Keep Away the Negative Vibes

Meditating on your life and learning to empty your thoughts is a good thing, sometimes it’s good to be meditate on wise sayings. Quotes and wise sayings are like ammunition and picking a few of your favorites to repeat to yourself everyday or during specially difficult times can help you battle negativity and ensure that […]

The benefits of green exercise

We all know that regular exercise is essential for both a healthy mind and body. According to the Mayo Clinic, taking regular exercise helps to prevent and improve a number of health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis. Indeed, research also shows that exercise can have a positive effect in reducing anxiety and […]

8 ways to wind down before bedtime

Insomnia is a problem that affects many people and if it’s left unchecked it can go on to affect our health, work and relationships. Indeed sleep deprivation can lead to further problems such as an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes type 2. If you are one of the millions of people around the […]

How to forgive and let go

We’ve all been hurt by someone else at some point in our lives, but sometimes it’s hard to let go of the resentment and anger that can be caused by someone’s actions towards you. Resentment can build up and manifest itself as physical and emotional pain. It can cause us to become stressed, anxious and […]

Self belief and mastering your mindset

About six months ago I took up running and have found it to be really helpful for beating stress and improving my overall fitness. Six weeks ago a friend of mine invited me to take part in a competitive race – something I’ve never done before – and I accepted the challenge. However, now that […]

How to stop beating yourself up

So it recently occurred to me that I’ve been indulging in rather a bit too much negative self-talk lately. I’ve been cross with myself about all kinds of things from eating too much junk food to making errors at work – and that critic inside my head has been having a field day. Well, I’ve […]