How to Become Mindful When You Hate Meditation

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How to Become Mindful When You Hate Meditation
Meditation isn’t for everyone. If the thought of sitting quietly with your thoughts in a silent room makes you want to roll your eyes or run screaming in the opposite direction, it probably isn’t your thing. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be mindful or attain your own version of Zen. There are alternatives to meditation that work just as...

The Scientific Reason Why Money CAN Buy Happiness

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The Scientific Reason Why Money CAN Buy Happiness
The adage that money can’t buy happiness might not be that accurate. Unlimited wealth won’t make you happy, but a certain amount of wealth --- $75,000 per year to be exact --- is essential for your happiness and well-being, according to a new study. It’s not that you can’t be happy with less money, but it’s harder to meet...

Why You Should Stop Trying to Please Everyone

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Why You Should Stop Trying to Please Everyone
Do you apologize constantly or find it impossible to say no? Do you feel burdened and overwhelmed trying to keep everyone happy? If so, you might be a people pleaser. Being a people pleaser is great for everyone else --- everyone wants someone in their corner who would do ANYTHING to keep them happy. But it’s not that great...

5 Ways to Recover from Burnout

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5 Ways to Recover from Burnout
It happens to the best of us. Busy schedules, long hours and minimal relaxation time can wear down even the hardest and most dedicated  workers. But you don’t have to let burnout stop you in your tracks; try these 10 tips to help you recover without missing a step. Shift Gears It’s easy to get burned out when you’re doing the...

Hitting Snooze Secretly Ruins Your Day

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Hitting Snooze Secretly Ruins Your Day
If your day begins with you grumpily dragging yourself out of bed after hitting the snooze button a few times, you’re not alone. The majority of adults, about 57%, admit to hitting the beloved snooze button at least once each morning. But what are we really gaining from those precious few minutes of extra Z’s? According to science, we’re...

Want “Free Money” for School? Check This Post!

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Want “Free Money” for School? Check This Post!
School can get expensive, and with tuition rates only getting higher, you’ll probably need some help paying for that degree. Thankfully, there are plenty of grants, scholarships and other financial aid programs that can help you fund your dreams. Quick Read: If tuition is starting to look daunting, don’t panic. Instead, fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or...

How to Be Realistic But Positive At The Same Time

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How to Be Realistic But Positive At The Same Time
When you’re faced with a tough situation, it’s important to remain realistic and positive at the same time. That can get tricky, though. Too much optimism might mean not enough action, and harsh practicality can spoil your sunshine. So, how do you find a balance? Quick Read: Staying positive in the face of adversity is never easy, and neither is maintaining...

What to do When Someone is in a Deep Rut

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What to do When Someone is in a Deep Rut
Isn’t it terrible to watch someone you love struggle? Whether they hate their job or are stuck in a toxic relationship, the bad areas of their lives can drag the good stuff down too. You may think all you can do is be supportive, but we are here to let you know how to help someone in a deep...

5 Things to Give Away to Get Ahead

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5 Things to Give Away to Get Ahead
Getting ahead in life is a superb goal. Finding your passion so you can do just that, on the other hand, isn’t always as cut and dry as it seems it should be. The trick to getting ahead is to figure out exactly what aspects of your life make you truly happy. One of the best ways to do...

Legit Reasons Mindfulness Is So Hyped Up These Days

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Legit Reasons Mindfulness Is So Hyped Up These Days
If you look up any ways to reduce stress, increase happiness or even increase focus, you’re likely to land on a vast collection of pages promoting “mindfulness.” Is that just more rainbows and lollipops to help you pretend life is a bed of roses? Actually… no. There’s some serious science behind this movement and we’re here to break it...