The idea of everything being inadequate is engrained in our consciousness right from childhood. As children growing up with our parents and other adults, we were repeatedly reminded of even how inadequate we were as individuals. Many of us cannot easily forget the numerous statements that go to paint a pervading atmosphere of lack. You're … Continue reading Has It Ever Crossed Your Mind That You’re Enough?
The days when humankind had not yet invented a medium of exchange and therefore depended entirely on barter trade in all economic transactions are long dead and gone. This is the day of the money economy. This is the era of cash and crypto-currency. Money is the wheel on which the world now runs. So … Continue reading 3 Compelling Reasons to Use Money With Caution
I've come to the frightening conclusion that the easiest thing anyone can do during the day is to waste all of it away. It is even more disturbing considering the fact that you will hardly notice the gradual passage of large amounts of otherwise productive time, and, for that matter your whole day and life, … Continue reading How Not to Waste Your Day
Hello, Thank you so much for taking an interest in my romance fiction, Her Last Love Letter You may not believe it but this is a romance I started writing more than a decade ago, just after I came out of university. Sadly, however, just like many others, it couldn't be finished and produced in … Continue reading Ebook Snippet: Her Last Love Letter
Self-knowledge is often touted as one necessary factor in an individual's attempt to maximize their potential. So, how does one get to know oneself? Well, leaving the technical jargon aside, I'll try to put it as simply as possible. You can know yourself by paying a very close attention to your behaviours, feelings and reactions to … Continue reading 4 Advantages of Knowing Yourself
Much as it sounds strange, it happens to every one of us once in a while. We know it will be in our own interest to perform a task but somehow we just don't have the motivation to get up and do it. So what do we do? We give lame excuses to ourselves and … Continue reading How to Get Down to Work and Do What You Don’t Feel Like Doing
For many of us, we may never be able to attain the dollar-billionaire status in our lifetime. Even a millionaire status will remain a far cry for lots of people. Given my middle age status and my background, I honestly have doubts if I'll ever achieve that in this life. So where does that leave us … Continue reading Spend Less to Stabilize Your Worsening Financial Situation
It is easy for each one of us to feel like life is not going the way we want. When we compare ourselves to others in the neighbourhood, in the classroom, on social media, at work or just in the street we are often tempted to easily fall into the unhelpful habit of self-pity. But … Continue reading Think of these 5 Things and You Will Realize How Much You Need to Feel Blessed.
It only takes very simple habits on our part to begin to bring the kind of outcomes we so much desire out of our daily hustle. Here, I've compiled a short list containing some of these simple, but powerful habits for you to consider developing even right from this moment. 1. Eat well. A good … Continue reading 10 Simple Habits To Bring You Much Greater Results
I've got really big dreams for my blogging enterprise. I don't intend to remain an amateur blogger for too long. I want to take this thing really far, very far. You know what I mean, I suppose. But I've got fears as well. On this site, I preach grit and persistence in spite of the … Continue reading 6 Things That Scare Me Most About This Whole Blogging Thing
Quite often, we don't really have to look far to find the cause or causes of lack of progress in our lives. What is preventing you from achieving your goals in that business, job or relationship may be too close to see easily. Next time you're desperately searching for answers to your lack of achievement … Continue reading This is How Your Current Mentality Could Be Preventing You From Getting What You Want out of Life
It is not unusual to find many of us self-help believers searching desperately for one source of inspiration or the other whenever we feel demotivated by the challenges of life. But the secret is that much of the motivation that we need can be obtained from the very things we do or from simple objects … Continue reading 7 Sources of Self-Motivation You Already Have
Each one of us has our individual limits. For me, if you ask me to run I will but I have bad news for you. I can't go fast enough and I can't keep at it for too long. I'll be short of breath in no time. I remember back in middle school whenever the … Continue reading The Only Reason You Need to Stay Within Your Limits.
There is so much you can do for yourself if only you will take the time to learn how to utilize your personal gifts. No, I'm not saying that it is bad to ask for a helping hand or that you should rely completely on your own resources even when the practical conditions on the … Continue reading 9 Kinds of People You Should Stop Relying Upon
One fact about life is that things don't always go according to plan however much we try. There will always be the disappointments, the frustrations and the setbacks. The earlier you accept and learn to live with this fact of life, the better placed you will be to take on the world and take bold … Continue reading How To Bounce Back After A Lost Year
A wage or salary from an employer feels good to receive especially when you know the next one after this one is right on its way coming. It gives you a sense of financial certainty and security. And when you think of the regular pay increases, allowances and other benefits you can't help but feel … Continue reading How To Reduce Your Reliance on Your Employer For Financial Peace of Mind
How time flies! It's been close to two decades now since the day I launched my own special revolution. I mean the day I made the life-changing decision to leave employment and become my own boss. Well, these many years down the road, I've experienced so much to convince me that one can make better … Continue reading 7 Vital Facts I Wish I Knew When I Began Working for a Wage
Even though I've been teaching essay writing techniques to students at the post-secondary level for more than a decade now, I must confess that I felt like fish out of water when I first started writing articles for an online audience. I quickly realized that much as the general rules regarding quality writing hold true … Continue reading The 7 Pillars of Online Article Writing
Frankly speaking, if you asked me, I'd promptly reply: Any time is the right time to become self-employed. But in the same breath, I'd quickly add that you'd need to seriously consider each one of the below points when you're deciding on the timing for taking your destiny into your own hands. 1. Follow your gut … Continue reading When is the Right Time to Make the Move for Self-Employment?
How to easily spot a phrase in a sentence Here are the pointers to a phrase in a sentence. 1.Two helpful definitions of a phrase could be your starting point. A group of words which has no finite VERB, no SUBJECT and no PREDICATE A group of words of which … Continue reading The Non-Complex Route To Understanding The Difference Between A Phrase And A Clause
The minimalist movement is gradually but steadily gathering momentum. More and more people from diverse social and economic backgrounds are embracing this lifestyle which is all about learning to live on less stuff so as to be able to claim the kind of stress-free, fulfilling life we all aspire to. So you too are considering … Continue reading 8 Fundamental Mental Shifts Necessary for a Minimalist Lifestyle
God organized man's whole anatomy for the purpose of achievement. Every cell, every nerve and fibre has its role to play. The creator made man a success machine and failure is as abnormal to him as discord is to harmony. - Orison Marden. I just love this quote. If you're a regular reader of my … Continue reading Develop a Champion Mentality
The majority of students are likely to have to deal with a boogieman-subject during their study period. I once had it. It was Mathematics. It gave me sleepless nights. You know why? As it is the case in most educational systems around the globe, such stubborn subjects are usually a key factor in determining one's … Continue reading 4 Foolproof Strategies to Tame Your Most Difficult Study Subject