So many never find it. Some, who do, give up on it when they’re so close to fulfilling it. What is it? It’s your purpose in life. Everyone has one. Do you know yours? Whether you’re sure or not, let me offer these seven signs you found your purpose in life!
Writing several articles for recent college graduates and young professionals over the past few years has caused me to reflect on how I would have lived my life differently had someone provided me three decades worth of experience on day one of my first full-time job. I hope The Ultimate 22-Year-Old's Survival Guide for Work & Life will help the many young professionals get started down the right path!
When all is stripped away from the things you turn to when you’re unable or unwilling to concentrate, you’ll find there are three real reasons you can’t stay focused. I’m referring to the focus of your life, project, goals or anything else that provides your figurative north pole. Let’s try to build you a compass.
Careers limp along or are dismantled because of behaviors, not decisions. You might fall into the trap of thinking you made a poor choice here or joined the wrong company there. Others endlessly ponder position changes or promotions they forwent. I assure you, those mini decisions (as major as you think they are) cause minor-league damage compared to the big boy stuff I’m about to share.
We form many biases thanks to our historical paths and perceptions of what we consider "reality." Here are six of the most common and worst biases that affect your every-day living. Learn how to overcome them with some simple fixes.
As I approach my wedding day, I asked my friends for their best marital advice. Here's what 67 people with combined 1,076 years of marriage experience had to share. I'm sure you won't want to miss Apologies Have Bigger Muscles Than Being Right, Pretend Your Spouse is Your Dog, Polygamy is Apparently Legal Everywhere, You Get Amnesia the Moment You Get Married, Make Sure You’re an Ace with Pronouns and much more!
We all know there are many ways to say, "Thank you." Even so, I’ve discovered through trial, error, and observation, there are a handful of ways to say "thank you" that seem to resonate with everyone. After all, the goal when thanking someone is not to complete an obligation, but to make them feel thanked and appreciated.
The more you say "Yes" to the requests of others, the more requests you'll get. A major factor in your happiness, productivity, and effectiveness is your ability to politely say "No." And, to do so without feeling guilty! Keep these tactics in your back pocket, and you'll have a diplomatic and respected way to say "No" in any situation.
Achieving and maintaining happiness is the #1 thing every human wants. So why is it so difficult? IT'S NOT! Life challenges and distracts us from the fundamentals of happiness how-to. "What is" is what’s supposed to be. Otherwise, it wouldn't be. Acceptance can be simple. Learn the 9 other simple tactics...
I’ve been wanting to write a blog post like this for a long time. Those that know me well recognize me as a self-help junky. As such, I genuinely attribute the largest portion of my professional development to the research, reading, and practicing of personal improvements I’ve done over the years. That,