3 Must Know Rules to Earn Respect

Have you ever been in a situation where you deserved more respect, but you couldn’t command it? Feeling respected is a huge part of happiness. When we feel respected we are more confident. This confidence carries into our interactions. When we are confident we want to improve friendships. We want to hang out. We want to jump into new projects ...

12 Prayers You Can Use to Boost Your Career

Do you pray before work? I’m not sure how many of you believe in a higher power, but for those of you who do, you may want to make praying a daily habit. I’m a very spiritual person, but not a religious person. I was raised Lutheran, self-taught Buddhist, Yogi, and mix in a few others and I’ve kind of ...

6 Tips on How to Have a Productive Day at Work

Editor's note: This is a guest post from Lisa of Getting to Zen "If you are having a bad day, get another one and get it quick!" ~Rissie Harris We all have moments when we don’t look forward to getting up and going to work (maybe you never do). We wish we could lie in bed until our inner voice ...

What You and a Hermit Crab have in Common

We can’t live freely. No one can. We need self constructed rules, so our brains don’t explode. We all need rules in order to feel comfortable. Even your favorite A-list movie star lives within rules that a regular person can’t even fathom. You tell yourself that you can’t ask your boss for a raise. You tell yourself that you can’t ...

How to Overcome a Lack of Confidence

Editor's note: This is a guest post from Tim Handorf of Best Colleges Online. Have you ever found yourself facing an unfamiliar situation that seems impossible to resolve? Have you ever felt as though your previous experiences and current skills haven't sufficiently prepared you for this newest task? I ask because I recently faced my toughest challenge yet, and I want ...