It’s no picnic dealing with the hundreds of decisions that must be made each day just to get by. From choosing whether to get up or hit ‘snooze’, to making professional and personal commitments with ambiguous long-term ramifications, making decisions is how we navigate our days – and it’s a particularly challenging part of existence […]Read More »
“Perfectionism doesn’t make you feel perfect. It makes you feel inadequate.” ~Maria Shriver
Like many of us, I spent a big part of growing up feeling like I wasn’t enough. I was quite a studious kid, and this coupled with …Read More »
Overwhelmed Writer Rescue: Boost Productivity, Improve Time Management, and Replenish the Creator Within by Colleen M. Story
I was recently invited to participate in a Review/Giveaway/Book Tour for the wonderful book you see pictured above, Overwhelmed Writer Rescue by Colleen M. Story. I jumped at the chance because… I want to add more books about writing to Self Help Daily. As a web publisher and blogger (with 8 blogs… count ’em, 8),...
“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” ~Bruce Lee
About five years ago, I had a falling out with a close friend. I was irritated …
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“Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others.” ~Lama Yeshe
It was October, 2012. The U.S. Presidential Election was around the corner. I was paying an unaccustomed amount of attention to political news on TV …Read More »
“We’ll light the candle together when she’s ready. For now I’ll trust the darkness for us both.” ~Terri St. Cloud
Over breakfast one morning recently, Jeff and I started reminiscing about past years, and something was said that brought back …
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Kids are amazing. They come in all shapes and sizes, and all different personalities. No two are exactly alike, and the better you understand your child’s unique personality, the better you’ll understand what makes him or her tick. This allows us to know what motivates them, identify their strengths and weakness, and understand how they are likely to react to different situations.Read More »
“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” ~Bryant H. McGill
The day I chose to forgive was the day I became free
It happened on an ordinary weekday. It was just another ride on …Read More »
A man in San Francisco jumps or falls on the subway tracks. As the train approaches, the passengers all around him unite to warn the train's conductor, who’s able to slow down and prevent disaster.The man’s life is saved—maybe not forever, but at least for a day. I recently saw this video of CCTV footage from the incident being passed around, showing exactly what happened. There's no audio, but you can perceive the commotion and urgency of passengers frantically waving for the train to stop.
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by Brooke Faulkner Each one of us has a passion. Whether it be baking, drawing or gardening, we all have something that we enjoy doing on a regular basis. What if, though, that passion could also make you income? Not only will that activity bring you joy and rejuvenation, but it could also give you...