Category: Inspiration

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Making Goals and Sticking to Them: 5 Tips for 2017

It’s the same story every year. NYE approaches and you’re full of hope for what’s to come, full of goals and ambitions and resolutions. And somehow by the end of January, most of those goals are out the window.

Not sure about you, but if I’m not accomplishing something I set out to do, I start getting pretty frustrated and irritated with myself. You know those sappy sayings that always talk about how you’re in control of your life? That if you want a certain thing, you have to go after it and work towards it? Well, I’ve come to realize that all of that is actually totally true. Each of us are in control of the direction our lives take, what we do with our time, and who we become.

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9 Ways to Snap Out of a Negative Mindset

We’ve all been there….one week we’re flowing with positive energy, loving everything about life, super optimistic about the future, and then suddenly, this nasty, ugly mood sets in like a black cloud. Your friends suck, your job is the worst, you’re going to end up a failure, and so on and so forth. Your general attitude completely shifts from happy and optimistic, to grumpy and negative. Sometimes it happens without warning, for no real reason at all. And sometimes, for us ladies especially, it happens around a certain time each month. I don’t mean to sound old-fashioned or anti-feminist by saying that, but PMS is real, and it doesn’t make you any less of a “modern woman” to admit it. Anyway, I digress…