You don’t know how much time you’ve got on this earth so don’t waste it being miserable.

I've read this from an open letter created by someone who died at the age of 27 because of cancer. It was heartbreaking but you'll learn how to appreciate life and everything that you have because while you are busy worrying and getting upset about little things, there are people who are trying to make … Continue reading You don’t know how much time you’ve got on this earth so don’t waste it being miserable.

How to Recover From a Mistake Using G.R.O.W.T.H.™

Let it go. We must remember not to ruminate and engage in circular thinking. It is important not to dwell on what happened and what we could have done differently. Patch up your wounded ego and move forward. Remember your mistake, but do not let it consume you.

I needed this! I’ve been having a hard time recovering from my previous mistakes and reading this gave me a clearer perspective.


By Dr. Perry, PhD

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“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” ~Johnny Cash

Mr. Cash was a smart man who brilliantly summed up how we should treat our mistakes. We must acknowledge that making mistakes is ubiquitous and part of being alive. In our lifetime we will have the opportunity to make many mistakes, some small and others large. Each mistake is an opportunity to receive the gift of growth. How we handle our mistakes is indicative of how we feel about ourselves. We need to allow ourselves to make mistakes without letting our internal voice tell us that we are stupid, useless or any…

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Trust Issues

I've always been someone who trust people so easily. I would believe in everything you say and always give people the benefit of the doubt. I used to think that it is a good thing but lately I've been having instances where I've given my trust to someone fully and that someone ended up betraying … Continue reading Trust Issues

How to Spot Psychological Manipulators

I’ve been a victim of this! Please read and stay away from these kind of people while you still can.


By Dr. Perry, PhD

“You learn a lot about people when they don’t get what they want.” ~Anonymous

Like the waves that forcefully crash on the shore and later gracefully retreat, there is an ebb and flow to life. The seasons change and the flowers bloom, only to later wilt. We all give and take in our daily lives. Our interactions with one another are overall based on a healthy exchange of emotions, ideas and positive social interactions. There are some individuals, that like crashing waves have a disruptive influence in our lives. They seem only interested in profiting from the relationship and will give little or nothing in exchange. They use psychological manipulation to disguise their true intent.

Psychological manipulation is a type of social influence that uses deception, underhanded tactics and abuse in order to achieve the interests of the manipulator. The manipulator may use these tactics for…

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