Lifestyle · health

Functions of Affirmations

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion. -Jim Rohn Affirmations are positive, affirming statements that one may say to oneself repeatedly, almost like a mantra. An affirmation may seem like a magic spell that must be chanted at certain times of day to bring about self-improvement.. While I do feel they are magical and… Continue reading Functions of Affirmations

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Why are some people mean? How to deal with them?

As always, I’m working on my positivity and “happy levels”. This looks like practicing gratitude, mindfulness, looking at the bright side of things, and obviously avoiding unnecessary conflict. As a result, Most of my interactions are neutral if not positive. But what do I do when someone purposely sabotages that? It’s not like getting cut… Continue reading Why are some people mean? How to deal with them?

books · Lifestyle

Notes from “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich is one of those books that gets constantly recommended to me directly or by indirect suggestion. It’s on all the lists of books to read, in the context of personal growth or tips for success. I’d say it was one of those books that I was going to read no matter… Continue reading Notes from “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

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New, Simple Habits that Significantly Improve my Day

Since the semester has started, I’ve picked up and developed a couple of activities. I think these activities are small and simple, but I’ve literally seen significant improvements in my daily life. I’m not entirely sure of the mechanisms for why these are so awesome, but I’m loving the effects! So, I’m gonna keep them.… Continue reading New, Simple Habits that Significantly Improve my Day

books · Lifestyle · Reviews

Takeaways from ‘You Are A Badass’ by Jen Sincero

This is another post where I share my “takeaways” from whatever book I most recently finished on my Audible subscription. I downloaded this book because one of my new, favorite Youtuber said it was her favorite. She’s cool so far, so I figured I’d maybe see where she’s sourcing her coolness. (Books have that special… Continue reading Takeaways from ‘You Are A Badass’ by Jen Sincero

Lifestyle · Reviews

Notes from The Power of Vulnerability

I love my Audible subscription, it allows me to easily listen to a variety of great books. Some of my favorite books, that have also changed my thinking and changed my life this past year. “The Power of Vulnerability” is one of those life-changers, although this was actually a series of lectures rather than a… Continue reading Notes from The Power of Vulnerability