Change-mindset
Goals, Mindset

This is why your life will never change

There are two very common mindsets that will leave you powerless in the face of life’s challenges and depression and stop you from ever creating change in your life. I’m talking about the victim mindset and the martyr mindset. I say ‘creating change’ because a lot of people, I am (still from time to time) one of them, allow external…

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How to reward yourself
Goals

How do you reward yourself effectively?

When you are trying to change, it can be hard to stay on the right route, especially when you reach the middle of the road or are tackling different behaviors at once. That’s why rewarding yourself is so important to keep you going. In the beginning, things can appear exciting or promising and your enthusiasm may be high. But after…

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Why and How to start journaling
Goals, Mental Health

How to start journaling and why you should

If you’ve been reading my blog, you probably know by now that I mention journaling in most, if not all, of my posts. I’m a big fan of journaling! And yet for 20 years, although I kept telling myself how much I would love to keep a journal and start journaling, it never happened. I just couldn’t seem to do…

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Goals

How to make hard decisions? 8 Tips to help you face impossible choices

Making life-changing, hard decisions (like changing countries, moving out or breaking up) can be difficult. Hell, even small changes seem impossible! Change disrupts our routine; we no longer feel safe, and generally, that change is accompanied by an unpleasant feeling of discomfort that we try to avoid at all costs. That discomfort shows up in many forms, like self-doubt, fear,…

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