Metacognitive Skills

Do you know how to learn? Many people don’t. Specifically, they don’t know how to look inward to examine how they learn and to judge which methods are effective. That’s where metacognitive strategies come in. They are techniques that help people become more successful learners. Shouldn’t this be a crucial goal of instructional design? Improved…

Treat Depression Naturally

You’re feeling sad, unmotivated, and just don’t have the energy to visit friends or family members. Sound familiar? These signs and many more are signs of depression, a serious mental condition that can turn your mood and motivation upside down. First of all you need to know that you are not alone. There are many…

Overwhelmed? Fix It

Feeling overwhelmed has many faces. Remember that balance is key to everything.

Increase Your Intelligence

In a lot of ways, your overall intelligence is fairly well established before you ever have anything to do with it. Family genetics, your diet as an infant, vaccinations, illnesses during childhood, your preschool education, even the types of punishment your parents chose to dish out—there are studies linking all these factors and hundreds more…

Loving Kindness

Loving-kindness and compassion protect us, and protect others as well. The Buddha taught that these qualities spontaneously bring benefit, just like a wish-fulfilling jewel, and that if our minds are filled with aggression and anger, not only will we be unable to help ourselves, we will not be able to help anyone else either. We…

Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself

Time and time again people would try to explain what was going on in their lives but would meet with the same old comments: “Pull yourself together”, “Stop feeling sorry for yourself”, “Everyone has got problems too you know” and “We can’t cope with you like this”. Those would come from family, friends, partners. Each…

Habits To Improve Your Mental Fitness

It’s true to enjoy life you have to be mentally and physically fit. Both mental fitness and physical fitness are interdependent. Most of us love to see our self in the best shape hence we exercise. When we see a successful person, we get impressed with his decision making skills, we spontaneously say, “he is…

Habits of Extraordinary People

Looking for inspiration for a Monday morning, then you have come to the right place. It’s really not that difficult to live an extraordinary life. Most people look at those who are having success around them, and desire the same thing, but end up tossing their dreams in the too-hard-basket. They don’t understand that going from ordinary…

Sunday Affirmations – Self Love

I have recently posted an article where I was talking about self-love and because self-love is essential to living a happy and meaningful life, I have decided to write some more on the subject and to share with you more ideas on how to achieve that level of self-love you need in order to feel…