Learning is a skill that you can master and use to improve every part of your life. We can learn how to learn better, faster, easier and more efficiently and effectively. When we learn, our brain literally changes. There’s a whole science dedicated to it called neuroplasticity. There’s also science and studies dedicated to how […]
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.
In this article, I want to share with you three skills vital to your success and happiness that only the elite master.
These skills can be highly overlooked. A lot of people may not realize that these are foundational skills for a better life, learning, making more money, and getting smarter, healthier and wealthier.
The thing about these skills though is that nobody wants to master them.
The path to mastering these skills can be really hard, scary, and long. They can completely demolish your ego and are definitely not for the faint of heart.
Are you ready to find out?
When it comes to learning subjects and topics, we normally first think about subjects we learn in school like math, English, or history.
Or we think about subjects that can advance our careers like engineering, search engine optimization,
Or even fun new hobbies like acting, drawing, skiing or tennis.
But what if we can learn about subjects that will dramatically impact our lives and that we will actually use 10+ years down the road.
These three subjects are sometimes worked on and set goals for, but many of us don’t look at them as things to be learned.
There is a science to these three things which means that these things can be learned.
These are things that everyone should learn about. They are probably more important and useful to our lives than many of the stuff we learn in school.
Learning about these three things that everyone should learn about can allow us to live happier and more successful and fulfilling lives.
What’s the best skill that would have the greatest impact on your life?
I asked hundreds of people what would be the best skill that would have the greatest impact on their life. For many people it was specialized skills that had to do with their career and professional advancement, or an educational subject matter, for others it had to do with a hobby. Many people also mentioned social skills like communication skills, public speaking, and the skill of listening.
When it came to what is the best skill that would have the greatest impact on our lives, there were two main skills that came to my attention.
We humans are meant to belong. We have an innate need for human connection, belonging, and community. It’s in our nature. And it’s almost just as important as survival. In Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, belongingness and love is listed right after the basic survival needs.
If we don’t feel like we belong, we risk loneliness, depression, anxiety, a short lifespan, and poor physical health. Belonging and finding our people is critical to living a healthy, successful, happy, fulfilling life.
Here are some steps to take to find your people, your tribe to genuinely connect with others and belong.
In this digital age, we are more connected than ever, yet we are physically starved for connection, touch, social belonging, and community.