Article Archive for Personal Growth

How to give gifts that keep on giving
Even in these tough times, most of us are blessed -- even if we don't realize it. If you stop to think about the fact that you...
Questions to determine if a second date is in the cards
First dates can be one of the most stressful events of our lives. There is so much pressure put on one evening. You may spend...
Ways to tell the nature of friendships
There are many different kinds of people in your life: co-workers, neighbors, acquaintances, lovers — and then there are your...
4 steps to apologize and move forward
Everyone has messed up at some point in their lives: missed a deadline, forgotten an important event or broken something they...
3 steps to deal with problematic people
Life can come at you from all directions. Sometimes it’s the weather, other times it's work, but the worst thing can be the day-...
4 steps for focusing on positive thoughts
Are you the type of person who always thinks of things that could go wrong in every situation? Do you often find yourself...
A primer on Taoist philosophy and tenets for health, clarity and morality
Based on a 6th century BC document which contains the teachings of Tao TeChing, modern-day Taoism (also spelled Daoism) is both a...
4 ways to determine if your relationship will last
We’ve all heard that old saying “opposites attract.” Some people take this to heart and look for someone who has interests they...
5 steps to stop worrying and move toward inner calm
In society today, people constantly strive for worldly perfection, success and happiness. Ultimately, that path leads to a lack...
How to minimize office tension
The workplace can be a stressful environment, with deadlines and pressure from bosses. The last thing anyone wants to deal with...