Why You Should Set Daily Goals

We live in a world that is all about achieving instant or quick results with minimal effort. Because of this microwave society, most people will be likely to quit on their long-term goals before they ever reach them. This is exactly why setting short-term, daily goals is important. Setting short term goals helps you to stay on track and to keep moving forward, setting new goals, and growing your level of patience for larger, more long-term goals. (more…)

By Andriea Denise, ago
Health & Wellness

How to Heal Through Handwriting: Releasing The Pain with A Pen

Normally, when people hear the word "journal", they think diary or some place to release my feelings. Journaling can help you heal. Whenever you put pen to paper, while you're upset, you are releasing the pain. If you've ever written down how you were feeling, after a heavy experience, you may have discovered that you felt a little better, lighter, after doing so. Today, I'm sharing a more structured way for you to release your pain onto paper and get more out of the exercise than being able to vent freely. (more…)

By Andriea Denise, ago

Your Grade School Teacher May Have Been on to Something

Unless I'm super old and telling my age right now, you remember when your teacher used to make ill-behaving students go to the board (or pull out a sheet of paper) and write one sentence one hundred times. S/he probably meant it to be a punishment, but the psychological effects of this activity were bordering on positive. I am a huge advocate for writing things down. This is why I journal daily. However, I believe these teachers were on to something even "way back when". (more…)

By Andriea Denise, ago