Resilience — Cristian Mihai

“You never know how strong you are… until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Cayla Mills I’m going to tell you something no motivational speaker would ever dare tell you: genuine strength can’t be taught, learned, bought, borrowed, or understood. Genuine strength, defined as the ambition, courage, and stamina to do whatever …


We ALL Have Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It — Peace from Panic

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week and tomorrow, October 10, is World Mental Health Day. So let’s talk about it! Yesterday I had a wonderful opportunity to speak to a group of elementary, middle school, and high school counselors about mental illness. I’m a presenter for Ending the Silence, a mental health awareness program by the […] …

World Mental Health Day — Seema Kataria Blog

This has been my all-time valued question. How are you? Sometimes, we have to ask this more frequently, even when we hear “I am fine.” Seriously, there is so much more to ‘I am fine.’ ‘I am good.’ ‘Leave me alone.’ Sometime back, I happen to write a one-liner observing how this person has been […] …

How to Creatively Think Your Way Out of Your Problems — Self Development

category:self_improvement_and_motivation article: Have you caught yourself saying that there could be no other solution to a problem, and that the problem just leads to a dead end? Have you sometimes felt stumped feeling that a problem can’t be solved? Did it feel like you had exhausted all possibilities and yet you still have this large,… via …

Fail. And Keep Failing — Cristian Mihai

“The secret of life…is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” – Paulo Coelho The bitter truth is that no one who’s good at something knows much about why they’re good. The secret got lost after thousands and thousands of failures. The thing is, they subconsciously know it’s simple: you fail and […] …

Ambitious Dreams Bring Inspiration — Shooting For The Moon — Self Development

Ambitious dreams bring inspiration. They’re the only kind that have the power to make you happy. The world is full of people who’re afraid of reaching for their dreams in case they’re disappointed. A lot of parents teach their children to be modest in their expectations. It’s understandable for them not to want their sons… via …

Creative Stress Relief

Crafts Inspire Me

Computer Stress
With such fast-paced lives, we all need a break from our daily stresses. These demands have physical, mental, emotional and spiritual effects. The best solution is a vacation, but that may not be possible. Instead, indulge in a hobby or two to take your mind and body to a happy place. Every day you do things for everyone else. It’s time to put yourself first! You’ll be so glad you did, and you’ll have a lot of fun while doing it. Here are a few crafting ideas to get you started:

Painting: – watercolor, oil, acrylic, pouring
Watercolor PaintingDrawing: – pencil, charcoal, crayons, colored pencils, chalk, markers, pens
Sketching with Pens and Markers
DrawingPottery & Ceramics: – figurines, serving pieces, vases, jars, ornaments
CeramicsPaper Crafts: – scrapbooking, card making, origami, quilling
PapercraftsJewelry & Watches: – beaded, woven, wire
Beaded Jewelry
Jewelry MakingFlower Arranging: – fresh or artificial, wreaths…

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The Therapeutic Power of Listening and Speaking — Pointless Overthinking By Troy Headrick I’d like to do something a bit different in this blog. It’ll start with me posting a fascinating TED Talk by Leon Berg. The title of his presentation is “The Power of Listening: An Ancient Practice for Our Future.” By the way, before I tell you the true aim of this …

How Self-Empowerment Leads To Self-Improvement And Success In Your Life — Self Development

Have you ever wondered if what you know about self-improvement is accurate? Consider the following paragraphs and compare what you know to the latest information on self-improvement. Have you run across an individual who is so naturally friendly that when you put them inside a room of strangers, they are friends with almost everyone in… via …