There are times in our life we drink too much. We eat too much, spend too much, and don’t laugh enough. We have thoughts that range from “this guy is trying to take advantage of me” to “ I am not capable”. Our thoughts circle around, jerking us from one…

You have probably heard the term laughter is the best medicine. It may even be a bit cliché at this point. However, it still holds quite true. If you are feeling down, forcing yourself to smile or laugh can turn your mood around. I am a huge fan of jokes…

You started the day ready to take on the world! YES! From the moment you got out of bed, you’ve been thinking about all the things you’re going to get done today. You can’t wait to get started!

Then it all falls apart.

By the end of the day, you’re…

Your workplace and home are places you spend a lot of time. Therefore, if those environments are set up to cause you conflict, this can add to your stress levels.

For instance, if you live or work in a cluttered area, you will spend a good portion of your time…

Causes of Stress

All the stress-reduction techniques in the world are of little value if you don’t find the cause of your stress. You could exercise until you pass out, but if you still can’t make your mortgage payment, the stress won't go away. What is really going on?

WRITE…

Life can sometimes feel like a competition. Most people want to come out on top in the day-to-day rat race of work, life, and personal challenges. LEARNING “idea generation” skills as part of your creative process can fast-track you on the journey to success.

What Is A Winning Idea?

There…

Fear is a part of life, and some fear is helpful. You’re afraid to stick your hand into a fire or to jump off a cliff. If you weren’t afraid of anything, you wouldn’t live long. But most fears are crippling and influence your decisions in negative ways.

Imagine you’re…

We hear it all the time. It’s plastered on the back of every elementary school bathroom. And it’s what your mom tells you when you’re unsure of your future. Dream big. In theory, dreaming big sounds great — but it’s easier said than done. That being said, without big dreams…

Did you know that only 8% of people reach their goals? That’s right! The other 92 percent fail within weeks or months. According to researchers, what differentiates the two comes down to one simple thing: setting specific and challenging goals.

However, this doesn’t mean you should try to do everything…

Catchphrases are a popular thing. People throw around inspiring words in motivational readings, and in social media posts like they are a dime a dozen. Mindset and manifestation are the latest trends. This is not the case here as I am not interested in trendy. …

Rustie MacDonald

Rustie shares her personal journey through severe poverty, rape, abuse, & homelessness in a light-hearted way. Her radio Show: blogtalkradio.com/rustie

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