Overcoming Creative Block
As a creative person, any block in your ability to produce your art whether it is visual, literary or performing can be a devastating time. I feel butterflies in my stomach for the entire time that I can’t write poems; others feel depressed, sad or despondent.
Beat The Back To School Blues
You had the best summer ever. Fun parties, trips to the beach and lots of hanging out with friends, possibly even a neat summer job filled your days with fun, frolic and some extra pocket money.
Now you have been back to school or university for a few weeks but you can’t get your brain back into gear to focus on what you have to do. Let’s talk about a few ways that you can help beat those back to school blues and prepare for a challenging but hopefully successful year ahead.
Love Your Body Part 2: The Skin You’re In
Love Your Body Part 1: Chick Bollie Bollie
Great Ways To Handle Stress
As a university student feeling the pressure to get great grades or a young professional fighting to prove your worth in the workplace, your life can become stressful enough to cause burnout.
Why Women Should Lift Weights
Sometimes you will hear a woman say she wants to become fit but she will not weight train because she’s afraid that will make her bulky and that she will look manly and unattractive. Not only is this a myth, it also restricts many women from experiencing some of the great benefits of weight training.
Winds Of Change
Sometimes it is when you least expect it. Though if you look deep enough you already knew something had to give. Once you take the decision there is no going back. Change – you know something’s got to give when you feel like you’re standing still. It is that moment of clarity that strikes like a lightning bolt. For me it hit while watching the movie ‘Magic Mike’.
Celebrate Your Depression
The first thing to give up is the idea that depression is caused by anything. Depression is caused by depression. Any attribution of cause other than this will get you stuck in trying to handle the “cause” rather than the depression. Moreover, it empowers the “cause” rather than you, who contributed your reaction to it.
Does Facebook Make You Sad?
Some people will always be stuck in keeping up with the Jones’ mode. They continue to compare their lives to that of others and when they can’t keep up they can end up feeling depressed and even suffer self-esteem issues.
With the advent of Facebook it is easier to troll or surf other people’s profiles and by extension their lives to find points to compare with your own life.
Last Minute Summer Fitness
It is already July and you still don’t have the summer body you have been hoping to get. Don’t throw your hands up and walk away from this goal quite yet. There are several steps you can take to ensure that you look great in a swimsuit before the summer is over.