Avoid These 6 Social Faux Pas

Believe it or not, there are certain social faux pas that I’ve learned to avoid over the years – or at least greatly reduce. If you care about things like that – you know, making sure people don’t slowly inch away from you when you’re talking to them if you’re a little awkward like me – then you’ll hopefully get some kind of benefit from this article.

You Are Not A Failure

First, I want to say that if you’ve ever thought of yourself as a failure in life, you are not alone. I think this is a thought that crosses many minds at one point or another. We do not succeed by waking up one day, graced with success at achieving a skill or becoming wealthy or blessed.

How Purpose Gives Us Strength

This quote really got me thinking about purpose and how I feel about it. In a post called “Purpose heals all wounds” by LS Harteveld, she says, 12 Years of giving it [my love life] my focus actually did turn me into the person I wanted to be: Someone who can have challenging and emotionally exciting…

How Stress Stole Christmas

Everyone around me the past couple days has had this odd mixture of Christmas elation and anxiety induced stress which makes for an interesting combination. All you happen to see are a bunch of women clapping “Go, go, go, soldier! We must get through this department store now!” and men following behind them, shaking their heads, wondering what the big deal is.

10 Ways to Get to Know Who You Are

Many of us go through life not knowing who we are as a person. We make up things to go along with others, copy their styles, act like other people, and generally remain untrue to ourselves because we ultimately don’t know who we are.

6 Mistakes that are Driving Away Your Customers

We are all customers at one point or another. Some of us have higher standards than others, yet there are general rules across the board that will have customers running away as though your business was the starting zone of the zombie apocalypse.

11 Amazing Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Creativity can be elusive. It can be there for an hour, and feel like it’s gone the next. Getting rid of the blocks to your creativity don’t have to be elusive, however, and before you know it, you’ll have a steady stream of creative ideas to go off of for your writing project, art project, or any other project that requires a big old dose of creativity.

How to Convince Someone they are a Victim of a Romance Scam

If you’ve ever met anyone affected by a romance scam, you’ll know that it’s super hard to convince them that they are being targeted by a scammer. I once met a lady who was being affected by this, and I knew immediately that it was a scam. I was able to convince her it was…