Do you have someone in your life who seems exceptionally talented but struggles with getting things done? They’re always waiting for the right time or for things to fall into place. Well, those people might actually be perfectionists, and trust me it isn’t a walk in the park. Being a perfectionist can sometimes mean crippling anxiety when it comes to pursuing a new life project. So how can you help these people out? Here are 5 ways to calm down a perfectionist when they get overwhelmed.Continue reading “How to calm down a perfectionist”
During Mental Health Month, I made an effort to check in on my own mental health and also check in with those close to me. Through this process, I discovered that simply asking someone how they are feeling and showing concern for their well-being can be enough to help them through difficult times. In light of this, I wanted to share some mental health check-in questions that you can use to check in on your own mental health and the mental health of others.Continue reading “Daily Self-Care Made Easy: 15 Essential Mental Health Check-In Questions”
The ability to keep pushing on during harsh times is an incredibly difficult skill to cultivate. To be honest, there are numerous times within a single day where the overwhelming stress makes me want to give up. Here are 15 stoic quotes on perseverance that keep me going. Hopefully, it’ll do the same for you.Continue reading “15 Stoic Quotes on Perseverance That’ll Keep You Going”
Humans are without a doubt creatures of comfort. Don’t believe me? Just think about how much of your own life revolves around a routine. It blows my mind how much of our lives is dominated by our habits. However, there will come a time in our life when we need to make a change. A new job. Relationship. School. As said by Heraclitus, ‘The only constant in life is change’. So, even though it’s an inevitability, why will people always resist change? Let’s talk.Continue reading “3 Reasons Why People Will Always Resist Change”
Jealousy is a very ugly emotion. No matter how hard we try, there’s just no escaping it. If it’s better looks better, sounds better, feels better than whatever we’ve got, then we want it at all costs. As Lope de Vega says, ‘There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy’. In this article, we’ll be talking about why jealousy will get you nowhere in life. We’ll cover:
- Why do we get jealous?
- What happens when we act on that jealousy?
- How can we minimize jealousy?