Personal Growth

Personal Growth
“Nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people,” wrote Jonathan Franzen. His words may sound harsh, but they are absolutely true. Kindness and generosity often seem to make us even more vulnerable to unhealthy relationships. Toxic people...
 BY ROBYN REISCH Everyone has met somebody who, physical appearance aside, is just truly, deeply appealing. Whether they are physically attractive or not, members of the opposite sex flock to them in droves, and though you’d like to be annoyed...
Too often in life, we end up living for other people. We take care of our siblings, friends, and later on maybe our parents and children as well. It’s a wonderful thing to practice compassion and loyalty to your...
Last week, I was thinking about how much my words and actions are influenced by what I think that other people will think of me for saying/doing them. This week, I realized that all that is bullshit. Here are 5 reasons...
If there’s one thing that I’ve learned in my career as a relationship coach it’s that guys’ beliefs about what actually attracts women is pretty ass-backwards. Men have been raised with the false belief that they should always appear detached,...
No one wants to find that they are not a priority in their romantic relationships. It is a hard realization to come to, and many people tend to ignore the signs that they are not a priority by rationalizing...
WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF It’s not always where you are in life, but who you have by your side that matters. “How do I know if I’m in the right relationship or not?” This is one of the most common questions our coaching...
Posted by Wendy Redden I will be 40 in less than a year. I would be lying if I said that turning the big 40 didn’t bother me. It seems that 40 is a number where I believe I should...
When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s going great and you are living the life of...
Have you noticed that some of the most intelligent and deep thinking individuals out there fail to be happy? They may have a loving life partner, family and be successful in their job; yet, there is something that occasionally makes...
Posted by Sofo Archon Here are 15 things you don’t ever have to and shouldn’t apologize for, if you want to live happy and free: 1. Don’t apologize for taking risks when everyone tells you to follow a predetermined path. 2. Don’t apologize for...
7 Things Strong People Never Tolerate There are a lot of different ways to make a strong person. Some people go through years of adversity and manage to adapt shockingly well, others are simply raised with strong, steady values by...
Author: Kathy Parker The Woman Who Has Been To Hell And Back Is Not Easy To Love. Many have tried. Most have failed. The weak need not attempt, for it will take more strength than you even know you possess; more patience, more...
 BY GREG POPHAM The ideas that surround beauty these days seem to have many women confused about what beauty really is. Beauty has nothing to do with makeup, clothing, or a dress size. Beauty is not something that you have...
  IF YOU’VE EVER BEEN TOLD YOU HAVE A STRONG PERSONALITY, OR IF YOU FEEL LIKE PEOPLE SEE YOU AS ‘INTIMIDATING’, THEN THIS ARTICLE IS FOR YOU. Malcom X once said, “Why am I as I am? To understand that of...
BY ROBYN REISCH “I THOUGHT NARCISSISM WAS ABOUT SELF-LOVE TILL SOMEONE TOLD ME THERE IS A FLIP SIDE TO IT. IT IS ACTUALLY DREARIER THAN SELF-LOVE; IT IS UNREQUITED SELF-LOVE,” EXPLAINED EMILY LEVINE. DO YOU KNOW ANYONE WHO SUFFERS FROM THIS...
Posted by Amy Sharp (Amys) I have already discussed a number of convincing reasons to be in a relationship with someone. But there could be as many reasons for breaking up with a person who doesn’t deserve you. If your...
Overthinkers face daily challenges, worrying about and over analysing even the most insignificant situations. We are spending more time alone, and being inundated with various forms of online communication has made us more introspective. Suddenly, we are more concerned in...
Posted by Salwa Essa We have all heard the phrase, “ignorance is bliss.” That is actually very true. It turns out, the more you know about this planet and the people on it, the harder life becomes. Realizing when someone is...
Posted by Kirsten Corley I understand what it’s like to feel afraid of being happy. Maybe you’re hanging onto things that make you sad and you’re not even aware of it. Maybe you’re not even necessarily “sad,” but you know...
Human beings tend to spend a lot of time thinking about and fixating on the wrong things. Not that we don’t try to prioritize our time and thoughts to be beneficial, we just lose sight of what’s really important...
Posted by Salwa Essa 1. Don’t let heartbreak turn you into another person. Generally speaking, I do not handle tragedies well. I bottle up my emotions, get blackout drunk, and then look in the mirror with a complete sense of nonrecognition....
Being a loner is not a bad thing as many believe. On the contrary, loners have discovered the beauty of spending time alone. Of course that doesn't mean that all loners have abandoned the social life and the habit...
Every day in my journal for the past few months I have been answering a series of questions that forces me to get uncomfortably honest with myself. Between the completion of a significant romantic relationship, losing a close friend unexpectedly,...
In this article, you will learn about some things you should finally stop caring about to live your life for yourself. It recently dawned on me that I was spending so much time caring about other people’s opinions that I...
Do you know someone who seems to be happy all of the time?  Do you ever wonder how they do it?  How in the world can they be so happy all of the time?  Well, chances are they practice...
Posted by Jos Mariya If you’re like me, you’re an extroverted introvert. You can be outgoing, yet you desperately need your alone time. You can’t do that. You’re one or the other. No, this is how I am. And that’s how many other...
Posted by Mateo Sol There was something almost mysterious about this woman. Her face had lots of wrinkles. These were the first things to catch your eye, but they didn’t make her look old. Instead, they emphasized a certain youthfulness...
There are certain people to whom you’re attracted who are just plain toxic, regardless of whether you’re dating or just hooking up. There’s an insatiable irresistibility about these people, in the way that they are close enough to you just...
Posted by Yasi Chore We all fall in love with people who we hope or think will complete us and make us happy. Then we start dating and see that it isn’t the case, so we go on searching for...