Leaving Your Social Comfort Zone While Keeping Your Mind Intact

“In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.” - Tom Bodett  Don’t Punish Yourself for Failure Social failures resulting from leaving your social comfort zone can feel overwhelming. You approach a potential romantic interest, and then he/she abruptly declines you. Raise…

Impostor Syndrome – Can you Cure Self Doubt in the Workplace?

Your boss walks in the room and asks you to do a work-related task that you’ve never done before. Your heart races faster than a Ferrari with no brakes, your palms are sweatier than Eminem’s during his first live performance(song-reference). Then when it comes time to perform you end up falling far below your potential…

6 Steps For Maximum Motivation in Life Goals, and Career

By Heather Mathews Author of Manifestation Miracle “Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” ― Zig Ziglar Michael, a husband and a father of two and in his early fifties, was a logistics manager at a frozen foods company. He made…

5 Signs you’re Suffering from Imposter Syndrome

Are you suffering from imposter syndrome? Imposter syndrome is the feeling of being a fraud in your craft. Despite solid proof of the exact opposite. Feeling out of place is common. Research suggests nearly three quarters of people will experience imposter syndrome at some point. My Battle with Imposter Syndrome You can read through this…

10 Commandments to Perfectionism in Freelance Writing

Being a perfectionist and a freelance writer is a double-edged sword. On one hand, paying attention to work quality is a must if you want to stand-out in the freelance world.  Yet, on the other hand, perfectionism can prove detrimental to your career. many freelance writers struggle to get past a perfectionist fueled writer's block.…

7 Deadly Sins of Writing a Resume

Introduction: Welcome to the real world. 80% of resumes are thrown out in less than 11 seconds. Usually because of these 7 deadly sins of resume writing. Not getting called back usually has less to do with your skill, and everything to do with your resumes getting thrown in the trash. Getting to the interview…

How Being “Lazy” Got me off the Couch

When I was growing up. All I wanted was a success. I was an honors student, that did what I was told. I always wanted to pursue the creative field; However, I still Ignored these feelings, thinking that making a living off creative was too risky. I chose to study to become a Doctor. Uh-oh.…

15 Tricks to Getting Out of Bed When Feeling Stuck

Objective: Getting out of bed in the morning means starting your day off right. Waking up early allows you to take on your tasks head-on. Unless you're stuck to your bed. Spending one-third of your day sleeping is enough. Don’t get stuck in bed any longer. Many people find that they’re more productive in the…

Managing Procrastination When Feeling Overwhelmed Pt. 2

Objective: Staying Ahead and not Falling Behind Are you struggling with work that you're more than capable of doing? Improving procrastination habits means improving your mental well-being. My favorite part! Get more work done in less time, have more fun while working, and lowered stress with increased results. This article is more than a motivational…

How to “just be yourself”

Learning how to be yourself is simpler than you realize. However, when given the advice "just be yourself, it's difficult to understand what that actually means.