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One Easy Way to Find Your Life's Purpose and Boost Your Brain's Health

"I fairly sizzle with zeal and enthusiasm and spring forth with a mighty faith to do the things that ought to be done by me." -- Charles Fillmore, Unity School of Christianity<p>Those words were spoken in the early 1900s by a man in his 94th year, the head of a major spiritual movement. Just reading …

Why You Need to Create a Personal Mission Statement

In case you missed it, 'Weird Al' Yankovic shared his views on business manifestos in the new video "Mission Statement," recently featured on The Wall Street Journal blog. The video is vintage Weird Al -- poking fun at the corporate buzzwords and vernacular that we are all too familiar with.<p>Weird …

How To Find True Happiness

You’ve probably heard the urban legend that Mondays in January are statistically the most depressing days of the year — and you probably know it isn’t actually true. But that doesn’t mean a Monday in the dead of winter a month past Christmas isn’t a perfectly good time for feeling down, and for …

This Stunning Photo Series Nails What It Feels Like To Have An Anxiety Disorder

It can be difficult to verbalize what it's like to experience mental illness, so photographer Katie Crawford decided to show people instead of tell them.<p>In a stunning self-portrait series titled "My Anxious Heart," Crawford captures how it feels to suffer from generalized anxiety disorder and …

Let Me Challenge Your Perception of Negative Emotions

<b>One of the most influential relationships that you will ever have in your adult life is the relationship between your mind and your emotions.</b><p>We are just beginning to understand the sheer enormity of the power of our mind... But what about our emotions? Many of our emotions get a significantly bad …

What Is Evernote, Anyway? 51+ Tips To Make You An Evernote Ninja

Evernote is one of the most popular productivity app today and it’s getting more popular than ever. We can use Evernote the way we want and that’s …

For Men’s Rights Activists, Freedom’s Just Another Word For Scapegoating Women

The men’s rights activism has picked up an awful reputation for disrespecting women. For example, in certain circles, some of the rhetoric focuses on …

Why Your Family Hates You (8 Steps to Coping with ScapeGoating/Mobbing/Narcissism/Projection))

Love Languages

We‘ve heard it all before: communication is the key to a successful relationship. Yet most of us inadvertently end up withdrawing and resorting to the silent treatment in hopes our partner will eventually figure out what’s bugging us. After all, if they really knew us, they’d know what we’re …

Rejection Seems to Hurt Depressed People Longer

The pain of social rejection lasts longer for people with untreated depression, according to a new study.<p>That’s because the brain cells of depressed …

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy : Change or Acceptance?

What is the ultimate goal of psychotherapy?<p>Let's start with a simple word association experiment: When you think about <i>psychotherapy</i>, what is the <i>first</i> …

Don't give up on Love! 4 tips to find a soulmate at any age

<b>Tips to find a soulmate – Yes, soulmates are real … but only if you have realistic expectations.</b> Are you over 40 and still hoping to find your …

Purposeful Parenthood

Fifty years ago, in 1965, Daniel Patrick Moynihan presciently warned that the breakdown of the family was becoming a key source of disadvantage in …

Family Planning

5 Steps Towards Finding Empowerment in Your Daily Routine

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King<p>In many ways your daily rituals define who you are and where you …

Self-improvement

Borderline Personality Disorder: 8 Classic Signs You Should Know

How to tell if someone has a borderline personality disorder.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean:• Activate: How To Find Joy …

Mindfulness

60 DIY Projects for Your Home

Hello! It’s my favorite day of the week! I get to feature some of YOU! This post is full of some <b>amazing DIY projects for your home ~ over 60 to be</b> …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

Pallet Coffee Table DIY

• By Joan<br>• July 27, 2014<br>• No Comments<p>DIY Pallet Coffee Table<p>One of the reasons I started a blog was because of my Pallet Coffee Table. Once I started to …

Book

Awaken Your Authentic Self Book<p>Foreword by the acclaimed spiritual author Dennis Merritt Jones.<p>Complete acceptance of our identity is central to our …

How to Use Anger to Your Advantage

further: feature<p>Anger – it’s the emotion we’re supposed to manage, minimize, and avoid at all costs. And yet, anger arises when we feel like we’ve …

Success

How to make learning and personal development a regular part of your life

3 Fundamental Personal Development Steps You Need to Take

<b>Are there any roadblocks you need to eliminate in order to really grow as a human being?</b><p>This is a question I’ve asked myself for a long time …

Personal Development and Motivational Blogs for 2015

I am happy to announce that my website has been included in two lists, featuring top blogs in the personal development and motivational spheres for …

Motivation

Positive Ways to Cultivate Self Love for Limitless Happiness ~ Happy Valentine’s Month!

“Everyday, I remind myself that love is God, and God is love. It’s nothing but a loving energy that prevails in the Universe. We ourselves are an …

Let your authentic self shine through to school reps

Most applications for the 2015 school year have been completed, but for the upcoming seniors the application machine is just beginning. Being a …