Category Archives: Motivation

10 Ways to Become More Likable & Gain More Friends

You’ve had the world’s longest work week. You’re logging off and shutting down your Mac. How is it 6:30 pm. on Friday?!? You start thinking about your evening plans for the first time all week. The problem is: you don’t have any plans! The Ghostbuster’s theme song pops into your head, “who ya’ gonna call?” . There are plenty […]

The Difference Between Empathy and Compassion

Empathy and compassion are two human responses that most of us try to build. However, before we can improve our empathy and compassion, it is important to understand that they are not the same thing, even though people sometimes use the words interchangeably. So, just what is the difference between empathy and compassion? Can you […]

Increase Happy Hormones & Brain Chemicals with 7 Tips (2020)

Want to increase your happy hormones? Below are some simple ways to boost your feel-good hormones so you can accomplish your goals with much ease. Did you know that happiness creates success, and NOT the other way around? Mental health is a key player when it comes to accomplishment and contentedness in all areas of […]

Motivational Self-Regulation Strategies To Help You Reach Your Goals

Several studies have shown that motivational self-regulation strategies are effective in aiding people to maintain sustainable efforts and remain persistent. I have always been a motivated person, starting as far back as a high school student. I first started college in the dual enrollment program when I was 15 years old. Everyone thought I wouldn’t […]

How To Stop Automatic Negative Thoughts When You’re Alone (2021)

Admittedly, I enjoy solitude. Sometimes it’s great to get away and have some quiet time to rest, relax and rejuvenate. However, spending time alone can often conjure up fears and automatic negative thoughts. When these unwelcomed views begin to take hold, I think it is crucial to counteract them quickly. Here are a few techniques […]