Self Love Saturday: Adia Gooden Talks About Cultivating Unconditional Self-Worth (Video)

When a person demands perfection of herself or himself, anything less can feel like failure. Adia Gooden knows this from experience. In addition to her work as a staff psychologist at the University of Chicago, she’s learned in her own life how to break negative thought patterns and live more freely. She shares those lessons … Continue reading Self Love Saturday: Adia Gooden Talks About Cultivating Unconditional Self-Worth (Video)

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Books I’m Reading Now & Throughout February

This year I will be getting back to reading or listening to books. Not only will I learn new things from reading these books, I will also be applying what I have learned from these books to my life. Most of the books I plan on reading this year will be books that will help in … Continue reading Books I’m Reading Now & Throughout February

Will Power

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi So What Is Willpower? At the core of willpower is the ability to resist short-term temptations and desires in order to achieve long-term goals. It’s the prevailing of long-term satisfaction over instant gratification. Now that 2018 is coming to … Continue reading Will Power

Social Anxiety…What is it?

For people with social anxiety disorder, everyday social interactions cause irrational anxiety, fear, self-consciousness, and embarrassment. Symptoms may include excess fear of situations in which one may be judged, worry about embarrassment or humiliation, or concern about offending someone. Social anxiety is the fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, leading to … Continue reading Social Anxiety…What is it?