Category: Life

Strategies for Motivation When in a Rut

Strategies for Motivation When in a Rut

Motivation naturally shifts up and down throughout life.  Sometimes we feel like we can conquer the world. Other times, it feels that just getting out of bed is the biggest accomplishment. These shifts are normal, but sometimes motivation gets “stuck” at a lower level than we would like for longer than we… Read More

Video Games as an Adult - Balancing Video Games with Life

Balancing Video Games with Work, Parenting, and Life

Video games when you’re a kid or a teenager are just about the best thing ever.  They are a medium with nearly unlimited potential to provide entertainment, foster social connections with others, and allow us to experience alternate realities we could otherwise only dream of.  There are breathtaking worlds to explore, interesting… Read More

Improve your communication skills with these simple and easy techniques!

Immediately Improve Your Communication Skills With These Simple and Easy Techniques

Great communication skills are extremely valuable for both work and life with countless benefits. They will allow you to excel in your career (there’s a reason why almost every job asks for “excellent communication skills”).  They are critical for happy relationships.  Great communication skills allow your voice to be heard and help… Read More

Working Together vs. Working Alone - What's More Effective?

Working Together or Working Alone – What’s More Effective?

Teams, group projects, people putting their heads together to work on the same tasks or responsibilities. The practice of working together is something companies sure like to talk about a lot.  They brag about how much they foster teamwork, collaboration, and togetherness, but how many are actually practicing what they preach? Not many!… Read More

Voting for the First Time Ever

I’m Voting for the First Time Ever This Year and You Should Too

This year I’ll be voting for the first time ever in the upcoming mid-term elections. After some introspection and reflection over the past two years, it’s long overdue. Why the wait? I just never believed in voting. I felt my vote was meaningless. That the money of politicians overruled the public voice.… Read More

Brain.fm Review

Brain.fm Review – A Game Changer for Getting into the Zone

The potential of music and audio to affect our mood and provide various benefits has been well documented by scientists and various research throughout history.  It can make help us study or concentrate, make us feel happier, or help us relax when life is tough. Brain.fm is a web and mobile app… Read More

Learning to Find the Value Within Your Work

Learning How to Find the Value WITHIN Your Work

One of the most common pieces of advice I hear given to people that are unhappy and unfulfilled with their jobs is to just find something fulfilling to pursue outside of work instead.  The second part of this advice usually entails adopting the mindset that your current job is what allows you… Read More