How to unleash your potential and be happy & successful: self-improvement tips and strategies for brain power, spiritual growth, and personal development

5 Signs You Have Too High Expectations That Set You Up for Failure & Unhappiness

Having high expectations can be a fantastic quality! If you have goals, aspirations, and dreams, you're likely to be driven towards achieving your loftiest ambitions and have the energy to reach them! However, there is a darker side to high expectations that can become toxic. Let's check out the five…

Are You an Introvert or Extrovert? Take a Free Test to Find Out!

If you are still unsure whether you are an introvert or extrovert, we’ve got you covered with our free personality test. (Spoiler: this ‘introvert or extrovert’ test also contains a third option!) Read the following questions and pick one answer that better describes your typical behavior in a given situation.…

6 Eye-Opening Life Lessons to Bring into the New Year

There are a few life lessons you should consider before making your list of New Year's resolutions. I recently took a poll on my Instagram asking my followers: What’s something you learned about yourself during the pandemic? I was surprised by how vast the responses were: "Sometimes, healing happens organically…

What Is Intellectualization? 4 Signs You Rely Too Much on It

Have you noticed how people react differently to stressful situations? Some are calm and rational, whereas others are anxious and emotional. Intellectualization could explain the difference.  What Is Intellectualization?  Intellectualization is a defense mechanism whereby a person views a stressful situation intellectually. They deal with the stress using cold, hard…