Lessons You Learned from Mistakes

Let’s be honest, nobody’s perfect and there is much to be learned from mistakes so that, well for one, we don’t repeat them, but also this is what helps us grow throughout life. Michael Jordan is a famous example of someone who made a mistake but learned from it. He is considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time, but he didn’t always have success. As a result, he was cut from his high school basketball team. This could have been a massive setback for him, but instead, he used it as motivation. He worked diligently to improve his game and eventually became one of the best players in the world. Another example of a person who made mistakes but learned from them…

How Sharing Your Stories Regularly Can Help Others

Sharing your stories regularly can help others in many ways. It can provide them with insight, inspiration, and hope. When you share your stories, you allow others to see the world through your eyes. Sharing enables others to learn from your experiences and apply them to their own lives. Your stories can also help others feel connected to you. When you open up about your life, you bond with the listener. They feel like they know you better and can deeply relate to you. Sharing your stories also boosts your self-confidence. Sharing your successes and challenges with others reminds you that you are not alone. You also build your self-esteem by showing others that you are brave and strong enough to share your stories. There…

How Past Experiences Affect Your Present Life

We all have past experiences that have shaped our lives in some way. Some of these experiences may have been positive and helped you grow and develop in healthy ways. Others may have been more on the negative side of things and left you feeling scarred or damaged. The thing about your past experiences is that they can still impact your present-day lives. For example, a traumatic event such as a car accident or the death of a loved one can leave you feeling anxious or depressed. Or, a positive experience such as falling in love or achieving an important goal can give you confidence and hope. You can choose how your past experiences shape your current life. For example, you may decide to focus…

The Shadow side of you
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I can’t tell you when you are going to meet the shadow side of you. I know when it happened for me! And I can see it and feel it so clearly, Summer of 2007, and I am rushing my son to the hospital as he is delirious and lethargic. One my way into town that I could feel the inside panicking about maybe losing him. Within 24 hours we had a diagnosis – something I had been fighting for for four years. And it was like in that moment, I had to ask myself what did I really want in this life? What do I want to do? Who do I want to be. The only action I took was to enroll into college…

How to Journal Your Way to Improved Mental Health
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Too many business owners struggle with stress which can impact mental health in a negative way and lead to depression or anxiety. You can improve mental health by taking time every day to write in a journal. And you can choose to journal a traditional journal or an app on your phone. Here are a few of the main ways that journaling can improve your mental health. Helps You to Relax One of the benefits of writing in a journal is that it helps you to relax. Simply write about the stressors of your day to release them from your mind. Or consider a different approach: Write about your gratitude or all the things that went RIGHT today. Taking the extra time to relax is…

Gratitude brings more happiness into your life
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One of the toughest things to hear when life feels like a ton of brick has hit you is that gratitude brings more happiness into your life. Because when everything feels like shit and the world is in chaos, the last thing you want to think about is gratitude. You are looking for quick and tangible solutions to find a little bit more peace into your life. I couldn’t wrap my head around it as I was trying to feed a family of 6 for about 10 dollars a day, keeping my son alive, going to college and make sure everyone was doing what they were supposed to at home or at school. It didn’t leave a lot of room to look for the things…