Is your workplace bully actually a narcissist on a power trip?
Bullying in the workplace is an unfortunate situation, but it does happen. However, it’s possible that your simple case of “workplace bullying” is ac […]
Good habits will change your whole life.
If you’re interested in life advice for self-improvement, you’ll need to learn how to form good habits and how long it takes to break bad ones.
When it comes to for […]
Every day at 3:30 p.m., young men in a neighborhood near downtown Honolulu participate in a culture circle at the Kalihi Valley Instructional Bike Exchange (KVIBE), where they learn how to repair bikes. For the […]
“Until you heal your past, your life patterns and relationships will continue to be the same; it’s just the faces that change.” – Unknown
First of all: honey, you are not broken. We are all works in process […]
A healthy balance between acceptance and achievement can be difficult to find, but it’s possible.
Need some life tips for getting started with self-improvement? Understanding how to stay motivated, despite your l […]
No matter how you slice it, relapse is a drag.
Making the decision to quit wasn’t easy. Your life hadn’t been going in the right direction for a while. A lot of things were going wrong, and most of them were bec […]
There’s a swirling, kaleidoscopic, free-associative experience on the edge of your mind. You’ll find it in the space right between awake and asleep, where your meandering consciousness mixes memory and tho […]
If your partner seems needy, there’s a major reason for it.
Loving someone with an ambivalent attachment style can be difficult, which is why you’ll need some solid relationship advice for how to handle it. […]
Self-confidence is a cornerstone of effective leadership.
What makes a good leader? And how confident are you, especially when it comes to your judgment and abilities in the face of uncertainty?
Take relationship advice with a grain of salt.
Many people today believe that they are relationship “experts”.
But many times, they offer up bad relationship advice that, if followed, could lead to unhealthy rel […]
When I first started struggling with food and body image at eight years old, I was convinced it would be a lifelong struggle. My days were spent getting on and off a scale more times than anyone could imagine and […]
Dating is hard…but you might be making it harder without realizing it.
Dating can feel like a grinding, painful roller coaster to nowhere. If you’ve hit your head against the wall as many times as I have and kee […]
Intentionally smiling can be part of your spiritual practice.
I recently played a word association game with my eight-year-old granddaughter, Kya. I said “peanut butter,” she said “jelly.” I said “dog,” […]
You can get through this.
Coping with life after divorce for a single father is tough for a multitude of reasons.
There’s the grief, anger, hurt, loneliness, and sense of failure.
You have to learn how to move o […]
12-step programs are an incomplete approach and do not meet the requirements for evidence-based treatment because they lack biomedical and psychological components, and they use a one-size-fits-all approach.
Relationships make us feel good. And if we haven’t done the work to grow in the areas of emotional sobriety, we will quickly find that being in a relationship has become our new fix.
One of the trickiest things t […]
We don’t have conversations about the power and beauty of this crucible in our culture, as we tend to squash down negative feelings and push ourselves to get back to work.
That moment. The heartbreaking, l […]
You might have to communicate differently and get serious about your limits.
Parenting teens is a challenge, especially when it comes to communicating with them. Sometimes, it seems like they’re not the best at l […]
“You’re too fat to wear that tight shirt to the gym.”
“You’re not smart enough to take the lead on that project at work.”
“You’re definitely going to screw up the vacation plans.”
“You’re not good enough, cool […]
When you feel like a victim, you’ll end up stuck.
It can be depressing to be around someone who is always negative and constantly complains about everything.
Someone with a victim mentality and negativity bias u […]
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