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Why Is It Hard for Some People to Trust and How to Trust Again

#Trust no one. This seemingly beneficial virtue for a happy life can be a bit counterproductive, making issues where there didn’t need to be one. A lack of trust can lead to a multitude of issues, including the inability to maintain relationships. But if you trust too much, you leave yourself vulnerable; a target for disappointment. The concept of trust: the firm belief in reliability, truth, ability, or strength of something or someone; is a bit foreign when reclusive secrecy has become the norm. But the fact of the matter…

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If You Think Work Hard and Play Hard Is Not Practical, You Haven't Really Tried

How many people do you know who complain about #work stresses? They may even do a job that they do not enjoy, only to return home at the end of the day with little energy or motivation to do anything. They go to sleep and prepare for the same routine the following day. The concept of work #hard #play hard is the last thing on their minds.[1] Perhaps you may feel like this some days, too! A lot of people may not revel in the mundane tasks of their day-to-day life, which…

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10 Best TED Talks To Help You Make Hard Decisions

From the moment we get out of bed, we have to constantly make decisions. Some decisions are smaller and some are bigger. The main reason why we sometimes have trouble making decisions is that we worry about the consequences. We are afraid of making bad decisions—and perhaps we should be. While choosing a less-than-healthy lunch option may not do much damage, picking the wrong major at university or the wrong career path may have a disastrous impact on our lives. We have put together a list of the most viewed…

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Letting Go Of A Past Relationship Is Hard, But You Can Do It In 3 Months

Why letting go is such a hard thing to learn? We love hard so we fall hard. We dedicate all our love to someone who was thought to be the one. But it turns out everything just doesn’t happen as we wish. Since the day you bid farewell to each other, you have been thinking about everything about him/her: the place where you first met, the movie which you watched a thousand times together, the love song he/she used to sing to you, or the way how he/she said he/she…

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Hard To Focus? Try This Harvard Model To Double Your Productivity

Do you find yourself hopelessly distracted at work? Between the emails, phone calls, and projects competing for your attention, you may feel like you never get anything done. Multitasking is a time honored skill in the workplace, but it can slow your productivity to a crawl. Fortunately, there are ways to increase your focus and double your productivity by removing distractions and adopting a conscious mindset. According to an article in the Harvard Business Review, multitasking ” makes us more prone to making mistakes, more likely to miss important information…

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Putting Things Off Because They're Hard Or Boring? Try This Approach To Stop Procrastination

It is that time of year again. You know, that time when you realize it is one or two months past January and not one of your New Year’s resolutions has taken off. Was it a promise to yourself to exercise? Maybe it was a then, deeply-felt resolution to diet. Or did you swear off sugar for a month…again? Whatever the resolution or commitment to a new behavior you swore to yourself, chances are you did not want to do it.  And, you still have not done it.  The real…

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