Why Being Broke Shouldn’t be a Problem At All: Finding Happiness Amidst Bankruptcy

Losing money is a top concern among Americans – the third highest concern, to be  precise. Once the wallets of people have been emptied, bank accounts wiped out, and life savings depleted, expect them to panic and throw a fit. After all, people will need money to gain access to food, shelter, clothing, and other of the basic needs in […]

6 Ways to Cheer You – and/or Others – Up

When you need a pick-me-upper, the tendency may be to curl up in bed and wallow. We do know how tempting that can be, but it may not be the best thing to do. You can do some other “productive” things instead, and cheer yourself up in the process. Additionally, these things may help you […]

7 Things to Keep Doing to Make Life Harder

Life is difficult. It is unfair. But it can be beautiful if you want to see through the hardships. The thing is, I have found that it is so much easier to dwell on the negatives than the positives. Even more so when you realize that that kind of thinking has been the pattern for […]

6 Habits That Keep You From Being Happy

Have you been feeling as if you’d never be happy? Have you been yearning for happiness all your life, and it seems that you just can’t reach that state? Now, have you ever thought that perhaps, you are part of the reason you are unhappy? Perhaps, you have some of these habits that keep you […]

Are You Emotionally Unavailable?

(Source) Emotional availability is defined as “the ability of a person to reach out and make an emotional connection with another person” (Collins, Emotional Unavailability). If you find yourself not being able to understand the feelings of the people around you, you may be emotionally unavailable. Even more serious is you may not be in […]

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.