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7 ways to stay active on your holiday

  The holiday season is finally here, meaning you might find yourself spending less time at the squat rack and more time by the pool sipping on pina coladas. The solution? Book your fitness escape to beautiful (and affordable) Thailand and get ready for a host of fun-filled activities that will get your heart rate up in between soaking up rays – no treadmill required. WIth Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines recommending two-and a-half hours of moderate-intensity activity per week to help prevent weight gain, it’s important to find…

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If What You Want To Achieve is Different From The Crowd, Stay Alone.

“You can’t win if you don’t play.”That’s true about life as well as the lottery. How often have we had our dreams crushed by thinking, “I can’t do that”? You never know what’s possible until you try. If you don’t make an effort, you’ll never know how far you can go. Don’t judge a book by its cover Legally Blonde (2001), starring Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, and Selma Blair reminds us that determination can take you far. Witherspoon plays Elle Woods, a sorority girl who has her heart broken. Elle…

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Why Trying Hard to Stay in an Unhappy Relationship Is Not Love, but Fear

Dating in today’s society is difficult. It’s like navigating a mine field. Once people finally find someone they can settle down with, they want that relationship to last. Even if it means settling when they feel unhappy in the relationship, have to tolerate discomfort in the relationship, and convincing themselves that the relationship will be better some day. No one wants to be sad for sure. But why so many people choose to stay in an unhappy relationship even though they find it unfulfilling? Think about life before anyone entering…

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How to Stay Together When You Are Different From Each Other

The strongest relationships are the ones in which both partners can be themselves. Intending to change the other person or dramatically changing yourself to fit someone else’s ideals dooms couples to failure. When two people have beliefs or habits that differ too much, it creates friction. For example, if one partner is devoutly religious and the other is an all-out atheist, it might be difficult for the couple to find common ground on the way that the universe functions. When a neat-freak has to put up with the habits of…

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“You Must Stay Offline To Read This” Offers You A Peaceful Place to Stay Focus and Read

Keeping up with a constant onslaught of notifications and texts is exhausting. We live in an age in which our phones have the same functionality as our computers. People can reach out to us 24/7. The constant disruptions are overwhelming. Even when I am able to put aside email and turn off my notifications, I still get distracted. Looking up a piece of information can result in a 45-minute trip down the internet rabbit hole. Sitting still and staying focused for even ten minutes can seem like a Herculean feat….

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How to Stay Awake and Energetic No Matter How Busy Your Schedule Is

Previously I wrote an article on Why I have a Morning Routine and How It Makes Me Sharper Every Day. I discussed my morning routine and some big picture reasons on why you should adopt one yourself. However, many people have asked me for a deeper and practical look into how I do these things. Specifically, I have been asked how I am able to wake up early and stay awake. So, let’s dive into those topics so you can live in the world you want to create! You Can…

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How to Stay Motivated Even Though You Can’t See Yourself Moving Forward

Have you ever tried reaching a goal that was labor and time intensive such as, losing a substantial amount of weight, finishing an educational program, or training for a marathon? If so, you understand the struggle of chasing a long-term goal. As humans, we are hardwired to seek and engage in activities that provide us instant gratification. We operate on what psychologists call the ‘pleasure principle’.[1] The pleasure principle is the primary force that compels human beings to seek immediate satisfaction of their needs, wants, and urges. Pursuing long-term goals…

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Long Distance Love Birds! This Is How Your Screen Help You Stay Sweet Across the Sea!

Relationships can be hard to maintain especially once it gets to the stage where you both get comfortable. Standards may slip or you both could start taking each other for granted. While this can be fixed in a conventional relationship, for those in long distance relationships, this could threaten the union all the more. Long Distance Relationship Equals to Dead-End Street? Long distance relationships usually have a bad rep. If you’re in one right now, I’m sure many people have given you their widely-agreed-upon opinion that it just won’t last….

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The One Process That All Quick Learners Go Through to Make What They Learn Stay

Do you have difficulty comprehending a new concept after you read? Do you refuse to even attempt to improve your math skills? If this sounds like you, stop worrying because there is a simple approach you can use to improve. The trick is to simply apply what you are learning. Without any additional application, we will only retain 10% of what we read. 10%! Yet, if we attempt to teach others a new concept, we find that we are able to retain 90% of the information. Even simply discussing the…

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Love Doesn’t Come and Stay for Good. You Have to Learn These Communication Tricks

Have you ever caught yourself complaining about your romantic relationship to a friend. Ever heard yourself saying things like: “He just never listens to me!” “She doesn’t talk to me when she’s angry!” “I just feel like we argue all the time.” Guess what? You might need to develop your communication skills with your significant other. Nobody Can Get Along with Another Person 100% of the Time Spending a lot of time with another person increases the possibility that you two will not always agree with each other. Remember, that’s…

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