6 Things Wishful Thinking Gurus Won’t Tell You

It can be hard to bounce back when we are stuck in a rut. The more helpless we feel, the more we are prone to daydreaming and believing in wishful thinking – they seem like the easiest way out.

The problem is: The situation in which we feel trapped does not change – it is pure escapism and a safe haven from our fears.

It is nice to believe that by wishing for the universe to help us we could change our life for the better without having to face the unknown. Continue reading

Trapped In A Busy Lifestyle? 6 Steps To Reclaim Power Over Your Life

Isn’t it funny that the more we try to live a full live, the more we feel exhausted and anxious? We have a career, a family and our schedules are bursting with activities. At first sight, nothing seems to be wrong.

However, we are constantly available and try to juggle work and social life with a smile on our face. Our so-called “good” jobs often entail long hours and work on weekends. Colleagues become a placeholder for real friends – and the only topic we talk about is work.   Continue reading

5 Powerful Ways To Boost Your Self-Confidence Within Minutes

Self-confidence is not a reliable companion. Sometimes, it just comes and goes, depending on how our day turns out. Be it a job interview, giving a presentation, or when having a date, our self-confidence plays an essential part in the way we think about ourselves and are perceived by others.

Unfortunately, it tends to let us down when we need it the most. Building up unshakeable self-confidence is a life-time project, but it is possible to change our self-perception for the better within minutes if we need it. Continue reading

Swimming With Sharks: How To Survive In A Room Full Of Strangers When You’re Shy (A Quick Guide)

 I get so nervous. I happen to be socially awkward and shy. I spent a lot of my time as an adult not going places. ~ Christina Ricci

Imagine this: Your boss tells you he has signed you up for an industry gathering instead of your colleague. You don’t have a choice but to go. Even if you’re scared to death, you can’t keep avoiding socializing and meeting with other people.
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9 Quotes To Help You Face Your Fears

Sometimes it needs as little as some wise words to lift you up when you are in a difficult place. I’d like to share with you some of my favourite quotes. I hope they encourage you to face your fears when things are getting challenging. No matter what it is you’re afraid of, you have all it takes to overcome it. Let yourself be inspired!  Continue reading

5 Reasons Why To Embrace Failure

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.  ~ Bill Gates

There’s no arguing that succeeding is wonderful and failing sucks. When we fail, it’s easy to fall prey to self-doubt and fear. Who likes to admit that things didn’t work out well?

Even if it hurts, failure isn’t a bad thing. It has a lot of advantages that we tend to neglect when we are disappointed in ourselves. If you can learn to embrace failure and not letting yourself being dragged down by negative thoughts, you are well underway to living a fearless life.

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