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The Regret Test

Yesterday, I was lying on the couch watching TV, just trying to pass the time. Sometime mid-afternoon I thought, I should really go for a walk. I knew it would be good for me, but it was also the last thing I wanted to do. Even though it was warm and sunny outside — weather […]

Update: When to Expect My Posts

In this time of uncertainty, I find comfort in things I can expect. For instance, I know that every day the mail will be delivered between 2 and 4. Garbage pickup is still on Fridays and, if it’s a day that is warm and sunny, the lizard living in the bush outside my office window […]

How to Reduce Your Anxiety During These Trying Times

I spend a couple hours every day watching the Coronavirus Task Force as it provides the most recent updates. I do this because I want to know what impact COVID-19 can have on my physical health. I’m also interested in learning what actions the government is taking to limit the economic devastation faced by so […]

7 Reasons Now is a PERFECT Time to Set New Goals

Like many people around the world, I’ve spent the last few weeks glued to the news in an effort to stay updated on the latest coronavirus stats and shelter-in-place guidelines. And I don’t know about you, but it has taken a toll on me mentally. My emotions have been swinging back and forth between fear, […]

Fun Ways to Stay Occupied During Self-Isolation

It’s funny because, as a writer, I typically spend a lot of time at home. Normally, this doesn’t really bother me. But now that I’m self-isolating to hopefully avoid the coronavirus, I’m feeling a little bored. Are you feeling it too? Of course, one option is to be like the countless other people who aren’t […]

How to Stay Productive During the Coronavirus Social Distancing Period

To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus known as COVID-19, the president and top healthcare officials recommend that we spend the next 15 days practicing social distancing. If you’re trying to reach your career-related goals, the idea of spending the next 15 days with no face-to-face contact with anyone who lives outside your home […]

If You Need a Break from the Coronavirus…

I don’t know about you, but I have been glued to the TV, trying to learn everything I can about how to keep from getting the coronavirus now known as COVID-19. Although I feel that it is incredibly important to stay informed, constantly worrying and stressing isn’t helpful. In fact, research has found that it […]

The Key to Finding Your Motivation

Lately, I’ve been really struggling with staying motivated with my work. I used to get up around 3 or 4 AM, start writing, and not quit until mid afternoon. Now, I’m forcing myself to roll out of bed by 8 and finding numerous reasons to take breaks throughout the day. My motivation appeared to be […]

What Are the Benefits of Building Your Grit?

While there are many benefits of building your grit, this infographic shares a few to consider… I’d love to hear the benefits you’ve experienced by building your own grit, so feel free to share them below! And if you agree with this infographic, also feel free to share it with others so they are encouraged […]