Helpful Lessons from Forced Isolation – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

March 29, 2020 Randy Hain I hope all of you are healthy and well in this challenging time.  Like all of us, I hope we can get back to some sort of “normal” very soon.  I took a few minutes and reflected recently on the lessons I have learned over the last few weeks of being at home with my family and transitioning my coaching/consulting business into a virtual offering…

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Super Quick Coronavirus Clearing Meditation — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

This Super Quick Coronavirus Clearing Meditation uses high frequencies and colors to clear, cleanse, and protect the areas in the body where the virus can enter. At the speed with which coronavirus is spreading and the panic it continues to create all over the world, we need all the help we can get to take care, not only of ourselves but also of those around us. To keep ourselves healthy, safe, and sane. And not get pulled into the dark…

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Angelic Assistance with the Global Pandemic 2020 — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Falling deeper into fear during this Global Pandemic will not bring us closer to health. Nor will it make us feel safer. On the contrary. It will only lower our immune system and damage our brain’s ability to think clearly and find creative solutions. Fear is the most deadly virus in the world. And under fear, there is no health, no safety, and no peace. Only darkness, panic, and suffering. ~ Luminita D. Saviuc The Fear Pandemic With everything that’s happening…

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5 Ways the Coronavirus Can Help Us Spiritually Develop – Spiritual Article

The world is in a panic about the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to this still-emerging global outbreak, schools and universities have either shut down or have been forced to shift to remote classes, government buildings have been shuttered, restaurants and bars have been closed indefinitely and many billions of people have been forced to self-quarantine amid an increasingly chaotic environment that has some questioning if we are witnessing the wide-scale collapse of our social orders.There is no doubt that the…

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Take Care of Your Mental and Emotional Wellbeing during Isolation or Quarantine – Positivity Article

Coronavirus fear –  How do you manage it? And how can you take care of your mental and emotional wellbeing if you are in isolation or quarantine or have COVID-19? You may be worried about coronavirus or not (yet). You might be affected by it or not (yet). I say ‘yet’, because the story of the coronavirus seems to change and expand on a daily basis. And so may be the way we feel about it, and the way in which…

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What Lies Beyond These Walls – Positivity Article

There are walls upon walls upon walls in me, and I’ll admit it, I built them myself. I laid them down, brick by brick with my own two hands. I used to see only brokenness in these walls, but not now. They speak of pain, yes, but also of hope. Even in my darkest hours, I must have seen something in me worth protecting. I built these walls to save myself. Every brick in every wall contains a memory. A…

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How I Used Therapy to Realise My Worth – Self Improvement Article

Ban, delete, shred, obliterate the words, “I am not good enough” If there’s anyone whose inspirational story is an epitome of this quote by bestselling author, Karen Salmansohn, it would be Sukriti. Sukriti Taneja, 20, is a B.Com Honours student at the prestigious Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. But her story starts much earlier. Sukriti had been a victim of terrible bullying in school. Now if you’re thinking if this is a rarity, think again. According to a…

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How I Conquered Self-Doubt & Set Myself Up For Success – Self Improvement Article

“Tell the story of the mountain you climbed.  Your words could be a page in someone else’s survival guide” -Unknown Ankita Markan’s story is bound to add more than a few pages to your survival guide. Ankita, 20, from Chandigarh is a very pleasant, personable and smiling individual, who also happens to be a star basketball athlete. She’s a 3rd year B.Com Honours student at the prestigious Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. She’s a part of the college’s…

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What to Do When You’re Scared Out of Your Mind – Self Improvement Article

When you think about going after your dreams, following your passion, and doing something you love, does it scare you?If you’re anything like me, it scares you, a lot.This is partly because we’re afraid of showing the world what we truly care about.It makes us vulnerable.Plus, going after what makes you come alive brings up your inner demons.In order to make progress, you have to be willing to walk through the darkness.But all is not as it seems, as you’ll soon…

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7 Ways Life Tells You It’s Time For a Change — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

There used to be many times on my journey when I got off my soul path and got myself stuck in life, and that’s the moment I knew it was time for a change. I didn’t feel happy at these times and I felt like I was dying and yet I was almost paralyzed with fear and not knowing which direction to choose. I remember that sensation very clearly.  Eventually, I did shift, but I really got life to force…

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What You Can Learn About Changing Your Habits from… – Happiness Article

On almost every episode of the GGSC’s Science of Happiness podcast, we invite a guest to try out a different research-tested happiness practice, drawn from another GGSC site, Greater Good in Action. Our guests have discovered that choosing the right goals—not to mention sticking with them—is a challenge. Over the years, they’ve stumbled upon obstacles and insights along the way—and in the process they have provided lessons for all of us. Here are staff-picked highlights from the Science of Happiness…

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Calm Yourself Down Using a “Safety Signal” to Combat Stress and Anxiety – Self Improvement Article

When it comes to anxiety and fear, psychology shows us that we have many tools available to use. I’ve written extensively about many of these tools over the past decade, including reframing, acceptance, questioning, and writing exercises. One of my main philosophies behind self-improvement is that the more tools we have available to us, the more options we have when we find ourselves extremely stressed, anxious, or afraid… or just going through a very rough patch in life. In a…

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33 Powerful Ways of Overcoming Fear … Right Now – Self Improvement Article

Getting through fear is a skill that anyone can learn.The problem is that most people cling to their fears, because they believe it’s a part of who they are.If you aren’t ready to face your fears, you probably won’t transcend them.And there’s nothing wrong in that. Everything happens in its own time.If you’re reading this article though, I’m pretty sure that you’re ready to take another step forward.You searched for this information, or you bumped into it, which isn’t just a coincidence.Let’s…

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You Are Not Alone — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“You are not alone on this path you are now walking – you never were and never will be. And even though at times, your senses and the whole world will try to convince you otherwise, in truth, you are never alone.” ~ Luminita D. Saviuc In a world of connections, we feel more alone than ever. We have tens, hundreds, thousands and even millions of friends. Yet we feel more disconnected, unseen, and all alone.  We share that we…

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How My Fear of the Unknown Sabotages Relationships – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Let go of the need to control the outcome. Trust the process. Trust your intuition. Trust yourself.” ~Unknown I was talking with a friend one day at work, and we were discussing dating and the rejection that comes with that and the sense of failure and disappointment. We were talking about how we struggle to even get close to dating someone because we get in our own way, and our thoughts stop us from moving forward because we’re scared. We’re…

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What Most People Are Afraid Of — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“It is not death most people are afraid of. It is getting to the end of life, only to realize that you never truly lived.” ~ Prince Ea What a sad thing it is to live your life as if you were already dead. To allow your fears, doubts, insecurities, and all those feelings of unworthiness to convince you that is safer to give up on yourself, your dreams and your whole life than it is to be bold, brave and adventurous. What…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes: A Story About Embracing Authenticity and Courage – Meditation Article

Have you ever done something that wasn’t quite authentic simply to impress other people? Have you ever gone along with something that didn’t feel right out of fear of what others might think of you if you spoke up? There’s a story about this you might remember from your childhood. Hans Christian Anderson’s ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ is a fairy tale about two con men who pretended to be weavers and convinced the Emperor they had a magical fabric with…

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The Lost Art of Experimenting Your Way to Happiness – Self Improvement Article

We’ve all been there.You gobble up books, courses, blogs, seminars.You do everything in your power to find the key to lasting happiness.Yet it seems to elude you. You try harder. You put in more time. And you end up exhausted.You want to give up, but you can’t, because you think this is what you have to do to live life to the fullest.But the truth is that searching isn’t going to give you the answers you seek.Happiness is not a technique.…

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12 Ways to Deal with Major Life Changes — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” ~ Confucius Change is a natural part of life, and even though we might perceive the small and major life changes that we are constantly faced with as a reason to stress, fear and worry about, the truth of the matter is that a lot of times, when we let go of the old experiences and welcome the new ones, the good we had in the past is…

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Why You Can’t Logically Figure Out Your Passion – Self Improvement Article

I’ve been helping people find and follow their passion since 2009.And I’ve been on this path myself for my whole adult life.What has become clear is that you can’t logically force your passion to reveal itself.It’s a process of experimenting, discovering, and letting go.We’re all born with a specific set of strengths.Everyone perceives the world differently, which means we all have a unique contribution to make.But we grow up around people that tell us what we can do, and what we…

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Failure vs. Defeat (Are You Confusing the Two?)Pick the Brain – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

Failure is often a sharp, bitter, pill… And it can feel so personal, and FINAL. But, is failure really a bad thing? Maybe you are confusing failure with defeat? Consider this: Failure is defined as, “a lack of success.” Defeat is defined as, “An unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest.” You can think of it this way: failure is learning from experience on the way to success, while defeat is giving up. So, if you think about it, failure…

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6 Things You Should Forgive Yourself For — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“Forgive yourself for the mistakes of the past and all the things you think you have done wrong. That was the best you knew how to do at that moment. Now that you know better, you can do better.” ~ Luminita D. Saviuc Forgiveness has the power to liberate you from a world of pain, fear, darkness, and despair. When you forgive yourself, you make the journey from self-hatred to self-love. And you go from living in absolute darkness to…

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3 Powerful Steps to Dealing with Sadness – Self Improvement Article

Everyone goes through periods of sadness.Sadness is natural, yet most of us run away from our feelings.When we run away, we fail to uncover the hidden treasures within.Why? Because sadness has something to teach us.It’s here to nudge us to look within, to release yourself from the mental shackles that never existed.Let’s look at how you can do that, shall we?The VideoThe first step is to watch the video below, where I share what I’ve discovered to work.The video and article…

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6 Ways to Boost Your Courage Right Now – Personal Development Article

The most important purpose of fear, which is to help us stay safe, has served humankind faithfully ever since the first people roamed the Earth. It represents our fight-or-flight response to dangerous situations, heightening our awareness and sharpening our senses in moments when it matters the most. This is why, contrary to widespread perception, fear isn’t necessarily a bad thing.However, fear can also hold us back and affect our lives negatively. It can hurt our relationships, prevent us from embracing…

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Uh-Oh! – Ignatian Spirituality – Spiritual Article

When my grandson was just learning to communicate, “Uh-oh!” was one of his standby phrases. This is pretty common for young children, but what struck me was that he didn’t utter it only when something “bad” happened. Whenever there was any transition, such as going from one room to the next or getting in and out of the car, he would say, “Uh-oh!” It was cute, but I wonder if sometimes I respond the same way to potential or real…

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Healing the Addiction to Fixing and Rescuing Others — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“The empath rescuer has learned that taking responsibility for other people’s actions and rescuing them is a sure way of receiving love and attention.” ~ Luminita D. Saviuc The Addiction to Fixing and Rescuing Others The empath rescuer has learned early on in life that taking responsibility for other people and rescuing them from their actions is a sure way of receiving love and attention. Therefore, they give so much of themselves away to the point of self-sacrifice. Blinded by…

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A Slip of the Tongue – Self Improvement Article

A couple of months ago while showering I felt a lump the size of a jellybean just under my armpit. My heart immediately started pounding, and my mind immediately started racing. I had Dan feel it, and he, too, was obviously concerned. I made an appointment with my doctor for later that day, and he ordered an ultrasound for later that week. I did my best to put it out of my mind and was thankful that I had extra…

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5 Ways To Bounce Back From Failure And Rejection – Self Improvement Article

Think back to the last time you were rejected by someone special or failed at something you worked hard on. How did it make you feel? Like bricks falling on your chest? You must have then been told cliche statements like,  “Failure is the stepping stone to success.” But does knowing this automatically fix how you feel?  When we face major rejection or failure, things seem like they’re spiralling out of our control. Your self-esteem and self-worth take a major…

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7 Truths about Our Emotional Needs – Positivity Article

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Introvert Whisperer / How to be a More Spontaneous Introvert – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

These days it seems that anyone short of a social media “influencer” can declare “I’m an extraverted introvert!” It’s like a sugarcoated way of saying “I’m normal, but I’d like to appear nuanced.”We’ve all had days when we feel shy. But for a true introvert, getting out and trying new things is a big challenge. If you’re reading this, maybe you know what that’s like. Breaking the ice and getting comfortable going “off-plan” can be hugely liberating, but it’s…

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