How Parents Can Model Healthy Behavior for Their Kids & Teens

Parents want their children to grow up healthy, both physically and emotionally, but are unaware that the best path for achieving this is for them to model these behaviors. Parental influence is powerful and lasts well into adulthood. Your children … Read More

Struggling to Get Something Done? Set Up Outer Accountability (Especially if You’re an Obliger!)

The “Four Tendencies” is a personality framework created that divides all of humanity into four categories. Of the Four Tendencies, “Obliger” is the largest Tendency, the one that the most people belong to, for both men and women. And the … Read More

4 Strategies to Cope with the Pain of Rejection

Rejection hurts. We’ve all experienced the pain of rejection – perhaps a job you didn’t get, being ghosted by a friend, or not being invited to a social event — and then seeing your friends post about it on social … Read More

6 Ways to Show Yourself the Love You Deserve

When people think about being kind to themselves and practicing self-love, it’s often considered in a noncommittal, “Yes, I really should be doing that more,” sort of way. Then they go about their merry way, continuing the same old behaviors and being … Read More

3 Ways to Instantly Achieve a More Positive Mindset

Quit Making Uneven Comparisons You’ve probably heard that it’s unhealthy and unhelpful to compare yourself with others too much. It’s true—constant comparison is bound to leave you feeling frustrated and self-conscious. However, it’s not necessarily the act of comparing that … Read More

3 Steps to Get Back on Track with Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of the year when a lot of us quit the New Year’s resolutions we set with such determination less than a month ago. Perhaps it’s the dreary weather that begins to take a toll on us. Perhaps … Read More

Five tips to improve your motivation

For people living with mental illness, feeling a lack of motivation can be a common experience. This can present in many ways. It may be lack of motivation to go to work, to socialise with your friends and family, difficulty getting … Read More

Boundaries: Why You Say Yes When You Really Mean No

Tell me if this is a familiar scenario: Somebody asks you to do something and you almost immediately agree, even though it’s not something you want to do. Maybe it’s at work — you take on extra responsibilities even though … Read More

R U OK day: what do you do if someone says ‘no’?

R U OK Day is today, encouraging all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK. But what if someone says “no”? What should you say or do? Should you tell someone else? What resources can you … Read More

Why We Choose the Mates We Do — and How to Choose The Best Mate for You

Our choice of a long-term romantic partner or mate is one of the most important decisions we make in our lifetimes. Yet sometimes it seems a mystery why we choose who we do. People who on paper should give us … Read More