The Little Letter with the Big Mouth

Joe and Tom were identical twins.  They were so identical that even their mother found it difficult to distinguish one from the other, at least during their initial days on earth. However, they were very different from each other when it came to everything other than their appearance.  Joe had no friends, while Tom was…

40 Lists You Can Make

If you know me, you know I love lists.  And if you really know me, you know that my saying I only love lists is an understatement.  If there’s even a slight opportunity for me to make a list, I will make a list.  I can’t get enough of them! They’re organized and, well I’m…

Why Patience is Key (and how to acquire it)

You know that feeling when you’re late for an appointment, and there’s a traffic jam?  Yeah, that’s the absence of patience, and that absence makes you feel antsy.  It feels awful, it gets you nowhere, and you end up feeling inadequate because it helped nothing.   And yet, we keep doing it.  We keep getting…

Stop Hating Yourself

It’s easy to be hard on yourself.  It’s easy to run yourself into the ground.  It’s easy to hate yourself. And it sucks!  It sucks that it’s so easy. It sucks that we seem to have this insane goal in life to run ourselves down, constantly.  Maybe it’s our way of punishing ourselves for the…

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Staying positive in a world filled with stress, fear and anxiety isn’t easy.  And it won’t always be possible.  But if you don’t strive for a healthy mindset, you won’t be able to thrive and make the change you’ve always wanted to make or leave the mark you’ve always wanted to leave. Just to be…

5 Benefits that Come from Self-Improvement

Self-improvement is crucial in the world that we live in today.  It’s not about being self-absorbed, it’s just that if you can’t help yourself, how do you expect to help anyone else?  It’s about taking care of yourself, so that you have the ability to start taking care of others. I’ve found that once I…

How to Manage Your Anxiety

First off, I’d like to apologize for not posting in so long.  Had a crazy past week, so I didn’t get to it, but everything is back to the usual routine again, so let’s get started. Anxiety is normal.  Everyone worries about their loved ones, about their jobs, about their whole life in general sometimes. …

Why Watching Too Much TV Can Ruin Your Life

To start with, I want you to know that I love watching TV…a lot!  I love sitting down with a bowl of popcorn and watching my favorite show.  Can’t get enough of it!  That’s actually why I decided to do some research on what kind of effects watching too much television can have, and the…

What is Love…Really?

A new command I give you:  Love one another.  As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34 (NIV) The world is going to give you thousands of definitions for love.  My favorite, however, will always be the Bible’s definition.  As the verse above states, God wants us to love others…

7 Facts About Music (and why you should be listening to it daily)

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Music is by far one of the greatest gifts God has given us.  Giving music too little importance can be easily done.  But giving music too much importance can’t be done. I was doing some research…

Learning to Let Go of Past Hurts

Letting go of the past has been and still is one of the hardest things for the human race to do.  Why?  Sometimes I don’t get it either because so many times the past carries ugly wounds or hurts we should want to forget about, right?  Well sure, but don’t we have the right to…