Defy This One Thing And Garner the Ability to Succeed

"I do have high standards. I look at everything I have done and think, 'Why wasn't that better?' Part of my motivation is from crippling self-doubt - I have got to prove myself wrong." - Michael Palin There's one thing in this life that, at one point, hides inside the shadows of every man (or … Continue reading Defy This One Thing And Garner the Ability to Succeed

The End of Reading Week, Becoming Healthier And A Job Hunt

It's been some time since I've given an update about what's been going on with me. Well, to be fair, there's quite a lot going on with me. I've mentioned in the past that I've struggled with social anxieties, self-doubt, generalized anxieties and depression, etc. These things may partially fuel my drive for following politics … Continue reading The End of Reading Week, Becoming Healthier And A Job Hunt

Is It Time to Take a Break? Three Signs of Unhealthy Blogging Habits

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.”  ― Carl Gustav Jung Unhealthy Blogging Habits Contrary to popular opinion, one can have too much of a good thing! If you don't believe me, go see how many pies you can eat before you hit that gut-bursting wall. This fundamental … Continue reading Is It Time to Take a Break? Three Signs of Unhealthy Blogging Habits

The Power of Nature

"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature." - Henry David Thoreau The Power of Nature Stress. Anxiety. Depression. Feelings of Helplessness. Feelings of Hopelessness. These are all too common symptoms of modern living. We all carry some burden of stress in our lives. The … Continue reading The Power of Nature

When You Hit Rock Bottom. There’s Nowhere to Go But Up!

“Look up, always. Look back, never.” ― Karen Quan Just a Quick Note: Some of my oldest posts, I plan on re-editing and releasing again in the next month or so, because my writing was still very amateur in the beginning and they were never really read, but I believe the messages in those posts were important. … Continue reading When You Hit Rock Bottom. There’s Nowhere to Go But Up!

The Art of Self-Destruction

“Having a low opinion of yourself is not 'modesty.' It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not 'egotism.' It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success.” ― Bobbe Sommer The Art of Self-Destruction They say to write about what you know, don't they? Well, welcome to my Master Class. What is self-destruction? Self-destruction … Continue reading The Art of Self-Destruction

The Benefits of Writing in a Journal for Anxiety and Depression

 “Keeping a journal of what’s going on in your life is a good way to help you distill what’s important and what’s not.” - Martina Navratilova Writing In A Journal If you're a person that suffers from anxiety or depression, trying to look past those negative emotions can be a daunting task. Especially when your goal … Continue reading The Benefits of Writing in a Journal for Anxiety and Depression

Behind the Author: Mental Health At Home

Hello again friends and fellow bloggers, This is the second installment of my Behind the Author weekly series, where I find an inspirational blogger or author to pick their brain for good information. I do this because it satisfies my own personal curiosity and I can learn something from each author to help me in … Continue reading Behind the Author: Mental Health At Home

Tired of Restrictive Dieting? Try All Things in Moderation

So, there are many people in my life who have fallen victim to the old restrictive dieting cycle. They try one diet, fall of the wagon, go back to the way they were for a while and then pick a new one. Whether it's Paleo, Keto, Atkins, Vegetarian or Vegan... The list goes on. In … Continue reading Tired of Restrictive Dieting? Try All Things in Moderation

The Power of Change and New Perspectives

"The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don't have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it." - Chris Pine The Power of Change and New Perspectives   A stimulus is always needed for growth; whether it's an exercise to strain the muscles and cardiovascular system, … Continue reading The Power of Change and New Perspectives

The Health Benefits of Daily Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting - It's been spoken about a lot in the past few years as a revolutionary new method of losing weight and increasing longevity but not everyone is familiar with the facts revolving around this style of eating. There are also still a lot of misconceptions about it out there because of the fact … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Daily Intermittent Fasting