No matter how intelligent we are, what we know or how successful and popular we are, being wrong and making mistakes is inevitable. The ability to be open to being wrong and acknowledge our mistakes makes us better people in many different ways. These quotes shares wisdom and thought-provoking ideas on the different aspects of […]
1,200 years before Descartes famously said, “I think, therefore I am.” St. Augustine said, “Fallor ergo sum” which means “I err, therefore I am.” Being wrong is a huge part of human nature. But humans don’t like being wrong. We have a strong desire to be right and we have a strong fear of being […]
Your future self is calling. They said to start looking out for them more. Looking out for your future self is one of the most important things you can do for your personal growth and success. Looking out for future you is a form of self-care. You’re taking care of yourself now so that you […]
I would like to note that because this article covers the topic of racism and because I am not black, this article is mostly directed towards non-black people. As a white/Hispanic woman, it is really not my place to give advice to black people on much of this topic. There’s a lot going on in […]
Technology and tools help us do more with less. They help us accomplish tasks with less time and effort. Willpower and memory can only take us so far. Not only that, but can be incredibly flawed with all of our human biases. Tools and systems will always win. Especially when it comes to being more […]
There is a lot of chaos going on in the world right now, as of March 2020. We are surrounded by uncertainty, fear, anxiety, and negativity. Bombarded by information, news and media overload. Not to mention socially isolating and distancing ourselves from the world. At times like this, it’s important to take control of what […]
It’s a new year! It’s 2020. Time for a fresh new start. Out with the old and what’s holding you back and no longer serving you for a new you. More space, more organization, more you in 2020! In this guide, I’m going to walk you through a unique approach to changing your life by […]
I recently turned 25 years old. Birthdays are often a great time for reflection. This year, mostly these past few months, there were many lessons and many hard reminders in my life. Here, I want to share with you 25 lessons learned (or reminded) turning 25. 1. Never put your life on hold waiting for […]
I recently had to make a hard decision.
As much as I knew I had to make the decision, I didn’t want to.
I didn’t want to. I didn’t want to. I didn’t want to.
But I did it.
It was actually the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make.
Even as an anxious, non-confrontational person who doesn’t like making decisions and sometimes tends to avoid facing problems, I still did it.
Now, I am much happier.
The hard decision I had to make was leaving a relationship that was creating unhappiness in my life and wasn’t in alignment with my values and future.
The following tips on how to make a hard decision can apply to not only breakups, but leaving a job, ending a friendship, moving away, or any painful, uncomfortable or scary change that we have to make for the better.
Here, I share what I learned and how I was able to make an emotionally tough decision.
Looking to drastically improve and change your life with a new skill?
Look no further. Following is a list of twelve timeless skills that you should start learning today to dramatically improve your life.
You may notice that these skills are likely to be considered soft skills meaning they are not hard skills or technical skills. Technical skills are often specialized and affect a minor area of your life, usually pertaining to a certain field of work or career. How often do you hear or say, “I barely use what I learned in school in my life.”
The thing is that according to LinkedIn, more than half of leaders say that soft skills are more important than hard skills.
Not only do these skills significantly affect your career, work and professional growth, they affect nearly all areas of your life.
The following twelve skills will supercharge your personal growth and can help you live a happier, and more successful and fulfilling life.