Personal Development

Personal development covers self-development, motivation, self-care, and mental health.

Evaluation Part 2: What Worked and What Didn’t

You’ve carefully delved into the past year and found the positive moments. You celebrated your wins, embraced your favorite projects, and taken a look at what activities made you a nice profit. But now it’s time to step back and discover what didn’t work. During this phase of your New Year evaluation, it’s important to remember that you aren’t judging …

Let’s Evaluate this Past Year: Part 1

Before you move forward with new goals, it’s important to perform an evaluation of the last year. You can gain valuable insights that can help you achieve your goals when you pause to reflect. But you have to approach this evaluation of the past 365 days with a special attitude. Have the Correct Mindset before Your Evaluation This isn’t about making harsh judgments or fixating on …

The Spirit of the Season: Make a Gratitude List

Sometimes, you may forget the little things that you’re grateful for in your life. However, if you have them in plain sight, it can help you reinforce your gratefulness — especially during the holiday season. Why not write these things down on a gratitude list, and keep them close to you? If you find that you’re overwhelmed by negative feelings, …

Journaling to Relieve Stress

Stress comes in many forms — especially during the holiday season. Likewise, stress relief can come in many forms.   Some people turn to physical activity for stress relief. Others want something less strenuous. Journaling is a great way to relieve stress at any time. By putting your thoughts and feelings on paper, you provide yourself with a tremendous opportunity for …

8 Tips To Better Handle Holiday Stress

How is the holiday season treating you so far? The holiday season is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends, to take some time off work, or even escape for a winter getaway. For all the joy and fun, though, so comes the holiday stress. The expectations of social events, gift shopping, and entertaining guests can become too …