How to become a happier and better person? Personal development tips and techniques to improve your personality traits and change your attitude.

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…

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 Spiritual Bypassing? 7 Signs You’ve Fallen into This Trap

The basic idea of spiritual bypassing revolves around not facing problems, and instead, searching for enlightenment first. I think we have it backward. During the decades of trauma I endured, I experienced many things, not just the trauma. I realized, at some point, that I was living in denial, I…

How to Practice Gratitude Meditation When Everything Goes Wrong

Gratitude meditation is a different form of utilizing mindfulness. It’s about being thankful in so many ways for so many things in life. Before you can ever understand how to practice this form of meditation, you must first appreciate gratitude itself. Gratitude, in a nutshell, is thankfulness, but in the…

How to Not Be Awkward with Someone You Just Met: 4 Practical Tips

Learning how to not be awkward is a critical social skill, which most of us learn as children. This applies to any number of situations: Starting school or kindergarten. Meeting new relatives. Making friends at the play park. However, we don't all have the same personalities. If you are overly…

How to Develop Your Writing Skills to Benefit Your Brain & Self-Improvement

Writing skills can benefit your brain and personal development to a greater extent than you might realize. Moreover, they will also help you be perceived as more responsible, capable, and above all, intelligent. Self-improvement is commonly understood as the enhancement of one’s knowledge and personal qualities. Brain development, on the other…