The Bright Side of Hard Times.

This one is from the March 2012 issue of Health Magazine.
Getting through hard times can really make you stronger, says a new review of research in Current Directions in Psychological Science. I one study, people who’d experienced a few big challenges-like a divorce or death-were more resilient in later stressful situations than those who hadn’t. [...]

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotation.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
This quotation is empowering. It’s about self-esteem. No one gets to tell you who and and what you are. You get to decide that for yourself. You also get to decide who you are in relation to the rest of the world.

Do you feel like you have nothing to wear? Here’s How to fix this problem.

I just read a book about decluttering called, I Have Nothing To Wear!: A Painless 12-Step Program to Declutter Your Life So You Never Have to Say This Again!* by Jill Martin and Dana Ravich (Aug 16, 2011). I’ve certainly read a lot of books about decluttering. I wouldn’t pick up a book like this until I [...]

“With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility.” The Question Meditation.

This is from The Forbidden Book of Getting What You Want by J K Ellis. The basic idea is to take responsibility for your own thoughts and to choose how you feel about something. That being said, it means that all of your actions and thoughts are your responsibility. Remember what Spiderman said. ”
“With great [...]

Benefits of Exercise that will Actually Motivate You to Keep on Doing It!

I go to the gym 5 to 6 times a week. We all know that exercise is great for staying in shape but that’s not what motivates me to keep on doing it. Exercise improves your mood and helps you sleep soundly. Below are some of the Benefits of Exercise as listed on the web [...]

Do you really want to be Normal?

Right now I’m reading Kelly Cutrone’s new book, Normal Gets You Nowhere. Within the first few pages of the book, she states the dictionary definition of normal as defined by Merriam-Webster. People don’t realize that normal essentially means average. If you want to be “more” in this world, you are going to stand out and [...]

Let Go of your Childhood. Here’s a quote to think about.

“When you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” Tom Stoppard, British playwright
This quote came from Bethenny Frankel’s book, A Place of Yes. Many people get stuck in their lives because they’re carrying around baggage from childhood. Everyone has some type of mental garbage from childhood. Yes, some childhoods are much, much worse [...]

Sweet Potatoes for a 6 Pack?

This is from the April 25, 2011 issue of US magazine.
According the article in Us magazine, Glee’s Matthew Morrison attributes his 6 pack seen on his Details magazine cover to eating nothing but sweet potatoes for 3 days! “The potato acts as a sponge,” he claims of the nutrient rich veggie. “Your body literally shrinks [...]

Six Signs He’s Serious About You.

This information is from eHarmony Advice on I’ve never been married but I have been in serious relationships. I can say without a doubt that this advice is definitely worth taking seriously.

1. He’s transparent.

Nothing is more toxic to new relationships than the nagging feeling there is more to your partner than meets the eye. [...]

Kim Kardashian’s Beauty Secret.

This one is from the April 4th, 2011 issue of Star magazine.
“Kim likes to make her own face masks”, one of her style and beauty confidantes tells Star. “She whips up avocado and honey, buttermilk, yogurt and oats.” Her sisters say that she has the softest skin of them all, thanks to her secret recipe. [...]