Category: Self-Improvement

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Living in Abundance (Part 4): LIFE DIRECTION

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs This is probably drilled in your head by now since I've repeated it over the past few weeks, but here it goes again: The difference  between living in 'abundance' or 'lack' depends on perspective. The same thing applies to the direction of our lives. Why care? Because life never stops ...

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Benefits of WAITING: One’s Worst Enemy & Best Friend

It's easy to feel discouraged when bad things happen in our lives, but it can be just as hard when good things don't happen -- when we wait for better things to come around, but they fall short of reality. We keep our chins up, trying to stay positive, but deep inside, a mounting feeling of ...

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Spring Cleaning Your Life (Part 3): GOAL SETTING

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsReviewing our journey, Part 1 was about plucking weeds of unnecessary baggage from our lives, Part 2 was about planting seeds of the right mindset, and now, Part 3, is about nurturing the direction of our growth by setting goals.This is probably the most technical I'll ever get with my posts, ...

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Spring Cleaning Your Life (Part 2): RIGHT MINDSET

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsLast week's post (Part 1) was the weed-plucking stage: removing the negative baggage from our lives to make space for the new. Now with the soil cleared up, it's time to plant seeds -- seeds in the form of the "right mindset".THE 4 MINDSETS ...Mindset #1: Embrace Discomfort It sounds odd at first, ...

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Spring Cleaning Your Life (Part 1): LETTING GO

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsAhhh Spring has arrived--the season infamous for goal-setting and "fresh beginnings", sort of like the second chance after failing at New Year's Resolutions (jokes!). But now that the weather's warmer and the flowers are blooming, it makes sense that we want to be synonymous with nature: we crave for growth and ...

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PURPOSE: Who Am I & Why Am I Here?

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogsIt's easy to get caught up in the everyday routines of life. But somehow, beneath dragging our butts off to work, attending school, and tackling relationships, we lose sight of a question that often gets overshadowed by these distractions: Who am I and why am here?We search for our purpose.We want to ...

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One Brick at a Time

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs "I'm going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid."We all have ambitions, goals, and dreams, but too often we give up on them because it's easy to get overwhelmed. The irony is that the higher the prize, the harder it is to achieve. Many of us ...

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"Self-Appreciation" vs. "Self-Improvement"

Follow this blog on Twitter @realtalkblogs While reading a magazine, I came across a tragic article about young women who committed suicide, despite being accomplished & successful. These women were highly driven and goal-oriented, with big dreams and great expectations. However, the constant desire for self-improvement left them feeling stressed, disillusioned, isolated, worthless, and disappointed that they could never be ...

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