From Ideal Employee to Newest Manager

In the workforce, we all have that one desire: to get to the next level. Whether it’s the job itself, nicer paychecks, more comfy seats, or a view from your new office window, we all want that next thing. In most cases, you work hard and apply yourself as best you can to each task you are given, all in the hope that we will get noticed for our efforts.

What many of us know and might have experienced in the workplace is this: Seniority doesn’t always win.  The hardest worker doesn’t always get the promotion. And sometimes, […]

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Having Your Best Year Yet

Having your best year yet

As we begin another year, many of us have created a list of resolutions we are bound and determined to accomplish before the ball drops next December. We use this list we’ve made as a way to measure our own personal growth and to prepare us for the rest of our lives, one step at a time. The struggle many of us have, however, is maintaining the focus and the desire to follow through with these goals. There are a multitude of reasons why we might not follow through on our goals, whether it […]

By | January 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Learn to Trust Again

If your trust has been broken, you may think you will never allow yourself to trust again, let alone be able to trust. If you are ‘once bitten twice shy’ it’s easy to believe no one is to be trusted. Don’t try to protect yourself by being mistrusting – all you’re doing is putting up a wall between yourself and others. Don’t live a lonely and unfulfilled life without meaningful relationships! You CAN move past the heartbreak of broken trust. Even if you’ve been deeply wounded or if you’ve experienced traumatic and repeated episodes of betrayal, you don’t have to let another […]

By | October 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learn to Trust Again

Building Confidence

Self-esteem is affected by physical ill-health, negative life events such as losing your job or getting divorced, deficient or frustrating relationships, and a general sense of lack of control. This sense of lack of control is often particularly marked in people who are the victims of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or of discrimination on the grounds of religion, culture, race, sex, or sexual orientation.

Sometimes poor self-esteem can be deeply rooted and have its origins in traumatic childhood experiences such as prolonged separation from parent figures, neglect, or emotional, physical, or sexual abuse. If you think this is a particular […]

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Loving Yourself First

He or she is the most wonderful person you have met. Everything seems perfect, nearly too good to be true.

You are truly happy; your glow is visible from miles away. All of your friends love this new person in your life, aside from one or two skeptics. Regardless, you try to convince yourself that the naysayers are wrong.

Time passes and the relationship has begun to plateau, even decline. Over time, the thoughts of those skeptical friends begin to resonate even more deeply. Still, something in you is crying for you to hold on, to not give up just yet.

Love Yourself […]

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Ten Signs You’re In Love

Falling in love is one of the most exciting, rewarding and scariest things you could ever do.

Once you’re in love with someone, it’s hard to remember how you lived without him or her. Of course, you were alive before you met this person, but you really didn’t start “living” until the two of you met.

Everyone experiences love differently, and at different times. Even the meaning of love is extremely subjective, but I say for certain that anyone who’s experienced it knows it’s the best feeling ever.

Here are 10 ways to know if you might be in love — rather than […]

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4 Tips for a Loving, Lasting Relationship

When two people get together and start working on themselves—when they aim to grow together instead of avoiding growth by depending too much on each other—they build a connection on a higher level. Couples who understand that this is the greatest gift they can give each other will be the happiest couples; they will experience true love!

4 Tips for a Loving, Lasting Relationship

Love yourself First
Many people don’t realize that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings about themselves. Learning to love yourself will not only benefit yourself, but also your partner.

A couple of ways to start loving yourself […]

By | October 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Tips for a Loving, Lasting Relationship

What Men Should Be Doing

There has been a lot of information provided so far for women on dating after 40. But what about the other side of the coin?

What are some of the biggest issues for men dating over 40?
Men don’t think of being attractive as a science. Dating seems mysterious and there’s nothing they can do about it. If your car wasn’t running well, you’d go to a mechanic. But if you are having trouble dating or in relationships, many men just get mad women. They might say, “Women are mean” or “There are no good women.” It’s important to recognize that there’s […]

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Your First Date After Divorce

I’m not sure I’ve ever met anyone who really enjoys first dates. First dates, especially when it pertains to dating after divorce can be awkward, uncomfortable, boring, weird, or just plain awful.

“Do I have food in my teeth?” “Is this guy really interested in anything I’m saying?” “Is he cute? I can’t decide.” “Does she seem a little too bitter about her ex-husband?” “Does he think I’m fat?” “Was he disappointed when he came to the door?” “Does this girl like me?” These are some of the questions going through the minds of men and women on first dates.

If you […]

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How Dating Changes With Age

Dating throughout young adulthood is an entirely different experience than dating when you’re older.

Anyone dating in their 30s and beyond will tell you how different the landscape is from the dating scene in their 20s. It isn’t just a matter of environmental changes — even though you may live in a different city, hang out with different crowds and use different kinds of technology. There are more fundamental changes that result in a very different dating experience.

Understanding the scope of these dating differences can help you prepare for the dating world when you re-enter it after a period of removal […]

By | October 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Dating Changes With Age