5 Steps to an Authentic and Effective Self-Image

5 Steps to an Authentic and Effective Self-Image

Your self-image is the way you view yourself. You might view yourself as a parent, construction worker, friend, blonde, sports fan, intelligent, impatient, middle-aged, or even a tired aging worker who can’t get out of the rut that he/she is in. But you’re more than…

Determining What Motivates You

Determining What Motivates You

Being able to figure out what motivates you will be a real benefit throughout your life. Once you know what brings you inspiration, you can draw from this list to keep you going whenever you need a boost. Explore this process to discover your own…

Eight Ways to Inspire Yourself and Others

Eight Ways to Inspire Yourself and Others

Inspiration is everywhere, although it’s not always as easy to spot during challenging times. It can be easy to get stuck in a rut and, once you get there, it can be difficult to get out. But you can find inspiration for yourself and others…

The Joys of Early Rising

The Joys of Early Rising

Are you looking for some inspiration?   How about becoming an early riser? Although there may be no confirmed health benefits associated with early rising, this practice could benefit you in a number of ways: 1. Early rising allows you to greet the day before…

4 Ways to Come to Terms With Your True Self

4 Ways to Come to Terms With Your True Self

There are likely times when you’re unhappy with who you are, what you’ve attained in life, or which path you’re taking. That’s because you’re human. Those sentiments affect all of us from time to time. Sure, there will be days when your best doesn’t seem…

Are you Passing These Financial Habits on to Your Children?

Are you Passing These Financial Habits on to Your Children?

You might be concerned that your children never listen to you. The good news (and the bad news) is that your children are always watching. Kids quickly assimilate your habits and attitudes, especially regarding money. So the question is, are you demonstrating habits that will…

4 Surprising Places to Find Inspiration for Innovation

4 Surprising Places to Find Inspiration for Innovation

In such a fast-moving world, it’s so important to stay on the cutting edge. Your creative ideas of yesterday may have a different impact on today’s innovative age. So much so that you’ve likely realized the importance of finding new inspiration for innovation. Your inspiration…

8 Ways to Energize Your Creativity

8 Ways to Energize Your Creativity

If you have a career that requires creativity or you’ve ever needed a creative solution to a problem, you’re aware of how challenging it can be to be creative on command. Creativity seems to come and go with little rhyme or reason. Have you ever…

Building Your Child’s Character

Building Your Child's Character

One of the most important jobs you do as a parent is build the character of your children. You hope they will grow up to hold certain values and images of themselves throughout their lives. Building your child’s character ensures your child grows up to…

Don’t Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier

Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier

Don’t Quit A poem by John Greenleaf Whittier When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,…