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Guest Posts - Write For Psycholocrazy | Psycholocrazy. Top 100 Tiny Buddha Articles – The Definitive Self Improvement Collection. is one of the world’s best loved personal development blogs, with over 4 million readers visiting every month. Founder Lori Deschene developed a large, passionate community of readers and authors, and as she says herself, “Though I run this site, it is not mine. It’s ours.” I’ve contributed several articles myself, and the website was part of the inspiration for my own website, Cracking The Happiness Code. One of the things I love about TinyBuddha – it’s a perfect example of how the internet has and is democratizing access to knowledge and information.

No longer does the student of personal growth have to shell out $5,000 bucks to have a hotshot guru have us walk over fiery coals, blow even hotter air up our collective colons, and leave us with little but a scorching sensation in our wallets. Now, we can pop online, fire up good ol’ Google, and be inundated with delectable personal development ambrosia in a matter of minutes. Selection Method Overcoming Negative Emotions Change. Thank You Page | Stop Feeling Crappy. Blog - A Year of Silence. I love technology. I’m a writer, blogger, and I run an online business. Technology has allowed me to live the life that I currently live. As long as I have a computer and an internet connection, I can live anywhere and work anywhere.

I love the freedom that technology brings to my life. But it’s only in the last few months that I’ve seen just how big of a role this connection had in my needing a year of silence. Before this silence began, I was completely connected to technology and completely frazzled. Like many, I was on the computer and online from the time I woke up until I dropped into bed at night. There were very few boundaries, and I felt like I was becoming a slave to technology. The more I talked about this with others, the more I realized I wasn’t alone. Here are some recent statistics that demonstrate how truly connected we all are: Radicati recently reported that the average number of emails sent and received each day was 121. No wonder I was tired! Hugs and love, INSPIRE POSITIVE SOUL SENSATIONS | BE INSPIRED! Relax YOUR mind, Renew YOUR thoughts & Rejuvenate YOUR spirit. This Is What Anxiety Feels Like - Liv Light. Anxiety is debilitating.

It feels like a constant heaviness in your mind; like something isn’t quite right, although oftentimes you don’t know exactly what that something is. It feels like acid in your stomach, burning and eating away at the emptiness and taking away any feelings of hunger. It’s like a tight knot that you can’t untwist. Anxiety feels like you’re mind is on fire; overthinking and over analyzing every little, irrelevant thing. Sometimes, it makes you feel restless and constantly distracted. It feels as if your thoughts are running wild in a million different directions; bumping into each other along the way. Other times, it makes you feel detached, as if your mind has gone blank and you are no longer mentally present.

Anxiety feels like there is a voice in the back of your mind telling you that everything is not okay, when everything in fact is. Anxiety can keep you up at night; tossing and turning. So let it speak. Like this: Like Loading... Stop Blaming Others – Your Life Sucks Because of YOU - UpgradeReality. This article is to help you get rid of the ‘victim’ mentality. To help you get rid of the fact that you think that your life sucks because other people make your life suck. That you’re overweight because you don’t have time to go to the gym or that your supermarket doesn’t sell vegetables. That you haven’t gotten laid in a year because nobody has approached you and asked you out. Do you get the point…? I used to have this ‘victim’ mentality too. I used to blame others for my unhappiness and the areas of my life that were way below average.

Do you want to hear the REAL reason that your life sucks? No, I bet you don’t, but I’ll tell you anyway: Your life sucks because you suck. Photo Credit Yeah, I said it. YOU are responsible for your happiness, for your fitness and health, for your relationships, for your finances and for all your actions. “Everybody dies but not everybody lives.” – DrakeOf course other people have an influence on your life. Stop Being A Wuss – Take Control Of Your Life. 8 Creative Techniques to Cope with Painful Emotions. Many of us have a hard time coping with negative emotions.

This makes sense. “Painful feelings like anxiety, sadness, anger and shame tap into the parts of our brain that are connected to survival,” according to Joy Malek, M.S., a licensed marriage and family therapist. For instance, the anger we feel when we’re hurt is the same as the flight, fight or freeze response we experience when our survival is seriously threatened, she said.

We also tend to learn very early that getting mad or crying is not OK, said Meredith Janson, MA, LPC, a therapist in private practice in Washington, D.C. who specializes in expressive arts therapy. “As a mother of a toddler myself, I see every day how children can easily become overwhelmed by their feelings of sadness, frustration and anger. There is a temptation to distract the child or to cheer them up in order to make all the ‘fuss’ stop.” And as a culture we hyper-focus on happiness, while stigmatizing emotions such as anger, Janson said. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 9 Ways to Bold Up Your Life when Nothing Else Works. Life can be simple and bold or complicated and fearful. I make the choice. Today I chose fear. I woke up feeling tired. Unwilling to move or get started. There was no-one to blame. I take responsibility. I decide to hold back. It's because of times like these that I write wild and inspiring things on index cards. This morning was one of those times. I decided to sit with my feelings for one hour.

Next, I opened a favorite book for a little inspiration and found in it a random card. “When you’re not practicing, someone in the world is. I’m going to get it done, no matter what it takes, no matter what comes up. You are responsible for the results you intend. For a simple and bold life, try implementing the following steps: Get quiet and let it be. Bet on yourself. Believe the very best. Take action. Create your love story. Turn a loss into a win. Call in backup. You have permission to shine. Give thanks. What do you do to get out of a rut and fearlessly move on?

9 Ways to Bold Up Your Life when Nothing Else Works. You Be You. And I’ll Be Me. Welcome to Soul Speak! If you’re ready to slow down for a moment, listen to your inner wisdom, push through your fears, and support others on the same journey, you’re in the right place! Click above to receive these Soul-Connection Tools for free! I’m never going to be like you. I could try and try with every ounce of my being, but I still would be a lesser version of you than you already are. I could put all of my focus into acting like you, talking like you, writing like you, being like you – and you would still be better at being you than I ever could.

I know that this seems like a silly thing to say because it seems sort of obvious, but I still think it needs to be said. So many of us spend more hours than we probably care to admit to comparing ourselves to others. I certainly have been guilty of comparing myself to others and feeling that I wasn’t measuring up. The world needs all of us to shine and share our gifts. Ladies, join #AspireMag's #MissiontoInspire 100,000 Women campaign as a #TeamInspiration partner. Healthy Recipes, Fitness, Weight Loss & Green Living - Whole Living. Channeling Depression Into a Powerful Tool for Creativity. I wouldn't exactly call depression a gift, but I’ve come to accept the restless emptiness and nagging sadness as signals from my soul instead of merely the symptoms of an illness to be excised. This didn’t come easy.

I spent two decades coping with the side effects of antidepressants, the ups and downs of biofeedback, and expensive weekend seminars, trying to figure out what was wrong with me. Then about 10 years ago, in my early 40s, I decided to take a different tack and listen to my depression instead of trying to tamp it down or explain it away. It’s still a daily battle, but there have been joyful triumphs along the way. Learning to listen to my depression has transformed my career over the past seven years. Depression May Boost Creativity Decades of research have found that introversion, emotional sensitivity, and vulnerability to negativity—seeing the glass as half empty—are all common personality traits of highly creative people.