Everything You Need to Know to Create a New Habit

Change is inevitable, so the old saying goes. But often, changing habits can be easier said than done! Still, although it can be quite a task breaking from a routine cycle, it’s certainly not impossible. Whether you want to be more organized, reduce your social media consumption, or improve your self-care, there are indeed some tricks you can apply to make your new habits stick. Let’s look at some proven ways to help you create new habits, one dayRead more ⟶

Steelness Of A Woman, In Danger’s Quiet Sound! Women’s Herstory Month 2020

One of the powers and beauty of music, during this time of the international corona epidemic, is its power to bring mental, spiritual, and emotional clarity. As millions around the world, are experiencing the fear of food shortages, shortage of hospital beds, and intense fear, music and the arts are those special havens of quiet.Read more ⟶

7 Steps to Defeating Stress

Are you feeling stressed out and overwhelmed? If so, you’re not alone. According to Gallup, 80% of Americans are afflicted by stress (Given the current state of the world, it’s probably closer to 90 or 100 percent). Its sources are endless: the news, responsibilities at home and work, your side hustles, social media, friends—even theRead more ⟶

How to Make Sense of the Global Coronavirus Shock

It is well known that people do not appreciate what they have until they lose it. In fact, we would do the world a service to part ways for good with what is gone: our frenzied and selfish old lifestyle.  We might already be asking ourselves what our lives will look like after the coronavirusRead more ⟶

How to increase our mental and physical resilience in the midst of a pandemic

Quarantine, social distance, pandemic, Corona Virus, and COVID-19 are all terms we’ve been hearing a lot these past couple of weeks. It’s a hard time, a frightening time, and it’s going to last longer than we expected. Anxiety, excessive exposure to the media, and paranoia on social networks is making our days of confinement evenRead more ⟶

Smile Like an Optimist

Is happiness the underpinning of optimism or is optimism an underpinning of happiness?  It doesn’t matter – we know happier people tend to be more optimistic.  And we know, optimistic people tend to be happier. Just smile.  Smile at other people.  Smile at yourself in the mirror.  If necessary, fake it till you make it.Read more ⟶

Opened To Vulnerability, In Order. . .To Be! Interview With BJ Williams, Founder Of “Can I Be Vulnerable?”-Black American Her/History 360

Allowing oneself to be vulnerable is one of those necessary, yet cautionary, attributes in achieving healthy relationships with the right people. Being open and honest with oneself, one’s weaknesses, and how this brings forth the realm of honesty. Going back to Merriam-Webster’s definition of vulnerable, we are, again, presented with two meanings: 1.) capable ofRead more ⟶

Small Joy Triggers That Will Make You Feel Happy Every Single Day

We often talk about “finding happiness” as a massive long-term goal, but in reality, happiness can be found in the small moments of joy that fill our day-to-day lives. And in times of stress or overwhelm, it’s even more important to seek out little pick-me-ups that can help us shift gears to a happier, moreRead more ⟶

How to Maintain a Hopeful Mindset During the Coronavirus Outbreak

We have a global hopelessness epidemic, and this is becoming increasingly clear as we see the mass chaos from the Coronavirus spreading from fear, panic, and loads of misinformation and uninspired action. It is a perfect example of how leading from negative emotional states leads to increased hopelessness. May we all, for a moment, takeRead more ⟶

8 principles to help you stay mentally balanced and happy

If you haven’t got such a list for yourself already, I recommend you to make one. You might even get some ideas from this post. Allow yourself to suck When you jump into something new, don’t expect yourself to be good at it straight away. It sounds obvious, but what is not so easy toRead more ⟶