• New beginnings like this open road leading up into snow capped mountains
    Personal Growth

    25 POWERFUL NEW BEGINNING QUOTES TO TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE

    It’s the start of a new year. The perfect opportunity for new beginnings and change. Perhaps you’ve been through a few personal difficulties and you’re a little nervous about what the new year holds for you. Here’s the thing – you need to kickstart your life with a new beginning, with a fresh start to get out of the tired, dusty path you’ve been treading so far. It’s a new year. Why not be adventurous – take a vacation to Vietnam or India,  where the culture is very different to what you’re used to? Or supercharge your life by studying a new course or trying a different exercise program to the…

  • Tough times | Man copes by sitting alone. He seeks solace in the beauty of the sunset at he copes with his challenges.
    Personal Growth

    20 UPLIFTING QUOTES TO BOOST YOU IN TOUGH TIMES

    Can uplifting quotes really boost you when times are tough?  How do you cope when life hurls you through a tough time over and over again? You want to call a timeout mentally and emotionally just for a little while. Your sole aim is to retreat, regroup and return to life recharged and ready to cope with any challenge. I live with a chronic illness so I have some really tough days. One of my go-to secrets is to seek comfort in my treasured list of quotations. I have one in particular that speaks to me: It encourages me and lifts my spirits when I’m too weary of being sick.…

  • death and the pain of memories is like the tune played of the paino lingering
    Personal Growth

    HOW DEATH DEVASTATED ME AND COMPELLED ME TO CHANGE MY LIFE

    Death is like a bulldozer. It pummels and pounds you leaving bruises and scars in its wake. Some never heal from the wounds it inflicts. The article Coping with Loss: Bereavement and Grief  in Mental Health America reports: The loss of a loved one is life’s most stressful event and can cause a major emotional crisis. After the death of someone you love, you experience bereavement, which literally means “to be deprived by death.” This is my story of death – the tidal wave of grief it unleashed and the end result of my personal transformation. I took the advice of Joyce Hocker in Psychology Today. She advises the power of…