Stoicism is an ancient Greek philosophy developed by Zeno of Citium who lived in modern day Cyprus in 300 B.C. The ideology argues for the development of self-control, fortitude, clear judgement, and inner calm as strategies for overcoming negative emotions and freeing ourselves from suffering. Zeno saw his philosophy as a way of life thatContinue reading “I’m A Stoic and I Didn’t Know It: The Philosophy of Stoicism”
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How To Stop Seeking Validation From Others
How do you stop seeking validation from others?
Why we talk ourselves out of the things we want, and how we can stop
Let’s get real for a minute and talk about why we talk ourselves out of the things we want in life. The term self-sabotage seems to place the blame on us, but I suppose you could see this as a form of unconscious sabotage. In truth, our habits are formed as a way of keepingContinue reading “Why we talk ourselves out of the things we want, and how we can stop”
How to Step Into Your Leadership and Nail A Public Speaking Gig
As a leader, we want to keep our vulnerable side close to us. To make a real connection, however, a balance is needed between showing strength and opening up. It’s normal to want to show people your best self. But, what if your best self includes your compassion, your honesty, and your ability to connect with others by being real?
Are you saying yes to the present moment? Here’s how you can
“The more you are focused on time—past and future—the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I read the Power of Now 15 years ago after following the Oprah Winfrey series on Ekhart Tolle’s A New Earth. It was a game changer for me. I had gone throughContinue reading “Are you saying yes to the present moment? Here’s how you can”
How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” –Maya Angelou When you’re unclear about what your personal philosophy is, allow yourself to be inspired by others who have accomplished great things until you find you’re own way. Author Martin Luenendonk outlines some ofContinue reading “How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life”
How to Create Abundance and Flow Using Daily Mantras and Affirmations
“The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of the state of your mind.” – Wayne Dyer Over time, it’s occurred to me that the best way to truly create long lasting change in my life was by establishing a daily practice of mantras and affirmations. But before I get into howContinue reading “How to Create Abundance and Flow Using Daily Mantras and Affirmations”
How do I Figure Out What My Life Mission Is?
Let’s talk about why so many life coaches and authors out there are recommending a personal mission to their clients, and why it might be one of the most powerful things you can do in your life or in your career. Creating a personal mission is an important step to giving yourself some direction, andContinue reading “How do I Figure Out What My Life Mission Is?”
How to have abundant gratitude
As a society we tend to be driven by wealth, material assets, and work performance and productivity. Many of us find it difficult to be grateful for the small things or even notice them as we go about our life. The truth is, research shows that people who are more materialistic tend to be lessContinue reading “How to have abundant gratitude”
How to create your daily morning ritual
Creating a morning routine can help you start your day off on the right foot. This doesn’t just help you be more productive and get more done, but it can also improve your mood and help re-align you with what lights you up, what’s most important to you. It can help you focus your attentionContinue reading “How to create your daily morning ritual”