Motivation Tricks

Motivation

Humans are driven by both internal and external motivation. Some individuals are driven intrinsically, like achieving a goal because it is personally rewarding. Some individuals are driven extrinsically, like achieving a goal to earn a tangible reward. Everyone has some sort of mix on how they are motivated in order to achieve greatness. But, when …

Mental Health Holiday

Mental Health Holiday

Why it is Okay to Take a Mental Health Day Mental health has become more perceived as a staple of overall health as the years have gone on. People are more willing to discuss their mental health, seek therapy or counseling when needed, and work to keep themselves as mentally fit and fulfilled as possible. …

Color Psychology

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Have you ever noticed how certain music can alter your mood? Or certain images? Or even certain colors? Color psychology studies how different hues influence human behavior. Colors impacting our emotions are not as obvious as say, the way tastes of foods make us feel, but colors are present in certain brands and décor that …

Take a Risk

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain Taking risks is a part of life and growth. We …

Journaling

Journaling is a great way to access thoughts and meanings that are hidden under the surface of our mind. There are many types of journaling techniques. During my video I described three: Daily Life, Stream of Consciousness, and Dream Journaling. I will mention one additional journaling technique which is based off a book called Wreck …

Stress: The Good

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Through stressful events, people’s optimistic views tend to fade as they begin to dread the situation they are in. Not a soul in the world enjoys the feeling of stress, but there exists a sense of happiness upon completing a stressful task. The human race strives for improvement, success, and gratification which are accompanied by …

Can’t Get Out of Bed

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Can’t Get Out of Bed Depression restrains us from enjoying life and completing simple everyday tasks, like getting out of bed. What happens when the thoughts in our heads restrict us from feeling motivated to start the day? Do we let our minds control our actions and feelings, and spend hours upon hours in bed? …

SMART New Year’s Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

New Year, New You! Hello, 2018. It is always exciting for the New Year, as we wrap up constantly spending time with friends and family and finally sit down to think, “how do I want to better myself this year?” The world is your oyster – take the chance to change your life. So, here …