The Best Ways for Busy Women To Achieve BalancePick the Brain

These past few months have been stressful for everyone, and women especially have had to take on many roles. As if life weren’t stressful enough, you may have juggled being a wife, mother and even a teacher while trying to balance your own career. Now that summer has arrived, it’s an excellent chance to take back some time for yourself. Here are seven of the best ways women can achieve much needed balance in their lives. Get a Physical Before you do anything, it’s important to get a routine physical exam. Ask for a full blood panel that checks your cholesterol, triglycerides, liver and kidney function. If you’re a woman nearing menopause, talk to your doctor about getting your hormone …

Marilyn Monroe Quotes about Life, Love and Success

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, and one of the most famous and beautiful actresses of all time. She was Born as Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California, and spent her youth in foster homes. Yet, despite her difficult childhood, she rose to be a famous star, one of the most known actresses in the world. Marilyn had a modeling career and starred in numerous films. Some of her most famous films are ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’, ‘The Seven Year Itch’, and ‘How to Marry a Millionaire’. Monroe died in 1962, apparently from drug overdose at the young age of 36. The Marilyn Monroe quotes you will find here, open a window into …

Take the Time to Answer These 3 Questions if You Want to Be Successful

If you’d like to learn how to succeed in the areas of your life most important to you so you can live your best life, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. I’ve personally never met someone who hasn’t had or doesn’t currently have success on their mind. I do believe we all have unique and different views on what success means to us, but nonetheless success is something that we strive for. The definition of success; based on my google search of the word, is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.” I think back to those first instances that I was asked in elementary school about what I wanted …

How to Have More Self Control In Your Life?

What is self-control? First, let’s define what is self control, and what do you actually control. Self-control is the ability to control impulses, reactions and negative emotions, and is another name for self-discipline. It is the skill that enables you to say “no” and “enough” to yourself. It is the ability to abstain from harmful extremes of behavior and actions. It is the ability to avoid eating unhealthy food or too much food. It means being able to stop doing anything that might be harmful for you and for others. It is not some kind of negative and limiting behavior, as some people might think. When self-control is present and used wisely and with common sense, it becomes one of …

The 6 Steps You Should Take to Reinvent Yourself

If you’d like to learn how to successfully reinvent yourself so you can live the life you’ve always wanted, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. Maybe you or someone you know was financially impacted as a result of being labeled a non-essential worker. According to a recent edition of Fortune magazine, over 42.6 million Americans filed for unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, many people may not have jobs to return to once the pandemic ends.  While I did not lose my job, my salary was drastically cut and I was faced with an uncertain future. Would my salary be restored after the pandemic? If another pandemic were to hit …

Best Senior Quotes Ideas and Examples

High school graduates are starting their journey into adulthood. They have finished an important phase in their life, and are ready to start on the next one. The doors to their future are open. Which way will they take? There are many possibilities. college, vocational school, work, or something else. It is time to celebrate their achievements (or lack of them). High school graduates are asked to share their quotes for their Year book. Each one is asked to write something. Senior quotes give students a chance to sum up their academic career in a short and simple message. They might ask, “What should I put as my quote? There are several answers to this question: Ideas and examples of …

4 Tips to Help Separate Work and Home Life During CoronavirusPick the Brain

When you originally started working from home there were a lot of things that you learned about yourself and how much time you had for other activities. You may have noticed that since your commute is not existent you can sleep in more and take time making breakfast or you realized that you could invest in ways to change the mood of your home. Furthermore, you felt that life was going to get so much easier because you could schedule things the way you want it. After a few weeks of the repetitive schedule, you may have noticed that it was hard to separate your work life from your personal life. Your life has now blended work life and your …

How to Launch Your Startup in 7 Easy Steps

We all want to manifest success in our lives. It fuels our desires to attain something. People perceive success differently as we have different desires. Some go after enriching themselves with material things to get financial freedom. Others study further to advance to the next level in their academic career. Nevertheless, it’s necessary to identify clearly what we truly desire to achieve in life. This will give you a clear vision of which path you should go and what steps to take. Bill Gates’s top secrets in achieving success includes starting as early as you can. He was only 13 years old when he started working with computers and looked how successful and influential he has become. Facebook’s CEO, Mark …

The Power of Repeated Words and Thoughts

Thinking is a mixture of words, sentences, mental images and sensations. Thoughts are like visitors, who visit the central station of the mind. They come, stay a while, and then go away, making space for other thoughts. Some of these thoughts stay longer, gain power, and affect the life of the person thinking them. Others, appear for a short while, and then disappear, leaving no impression on the mind. Do you, like most people, let thoughts connected with worries, fears, anger or unhappiness occupy your mind most of the time? Do you keep occupying your mind with inner conversation about negative situations and actions? Such inner conversation eventually, affect the subconscious mind, which accepts them as real, and consequently, can …

What Is Inner Peace?

I have written a lot about inner peace, but it seems most people don’t understand what it is. Some time ago, I received an email from a reader, saying that she doesn’t want inner peace, because she wants to be active and alive. She was afraid that calmness might make her passive and take all the fun from her life. She also said that she preferred to keep her mind restless and very active, not calm. Well, this only shows lack of understanding what inner peace is and how it can improve your life in many ways. What is Inner Peace? We need to define this term. Inner peace is not a state of passivity, and certainly does not make …

5 Stress Management Techniques to Find Bliss in Life

If you’d like to learn how to develop stress management techniques so you can find bliss in your life, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. Life is a joyous journey and this is what most of us felt as kids. But, as we grow up our perception about life witnesses a drastic change and we no longer find joy in living. Life becomes a struggle and stress is primarily the reason behind it. We spend our days overburdened by the exhaustion of stress, looking for the slightest joy in materialistic things such as getting a job promotion, buying a bigger house, and so on. But, the joy that we feel on …

3 Things That Highly Successful People Do

If you’d like to learn about the habits of successful people so you can emulate them, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. We all go through ups and downs in life. Most of the experiences we encounter, either make us or break us. We can either learn from them or succumb to the uncertainty that lies around us. The choice is ours. On the contrary, successful people view life with a different lens. For them, everyday is a new challenge and life is a risk they welcome with open arms. They are seldomly afraid and never look back. The only thing that matters to them is their own success and …

6 Ways To Live A More Positive LifePick the Brain

In a world where a great deal of people believe that negative thinking is a more realistic approach to life than positive thinking, it’s no wonder that our lives have become so negative. Try to tell somebody that is facing a major challenge they should reassess their values and that no matter what happens, it’s going to benefit their life and see how they react.  It’s very unlikely that they’ll just agree and comply. Yet, adversity is not only good because it adds uncertainty and surprise to our lives, which is the ingredient that makes life interesting, but it is also the best way for us to grow as human beings – challenges make us stronger persons. Unfortunately, most people …

Peace of Mind Tips and Advice

What Is Peace of Mind? Peace of mind is a state of mental and emotional calmness, with no worries, fears or stress. In this state, the mind is quiet, and you experience a sense of happiness and freedom. Such peaceful moments are not so rare. You have experienced them in the past, at times when you were engaged in some kind of an absorbing or interesting activity. Here are a few examples: Watching an entertaining movie or TV program. Being in the company of someone you love. Being absorbed in reading a book. Lying on the sand at the beach. On vacation, when you experience some sort of mental numbness, forgetting your work and day-to-day-life. In deep asleep, when you …

5 Ways to Start Fresh After Drug Rehab

When you reach out for help from family and friends, find the best drug rehab center, and commit yourself to treatment after recognizing that you are suffering from an addiction, you’ll be making one of the bravest decisions a person can make in their life.  Learning through recovery is a complex journey. People who develop an addiction can experience it differently from others. Life after rehab, however, can also be fraught with its own challenges, leaving you with more questions than answers. If you have recently gotten out of rehab, you likely need a way to get yourself back on track with your life. Here are five actions you can take to improve the chances of success. 1. Choose Your Friends …

How to Make Peace of Mind a Habit

What do you prefer, a restless, agitated mind, or a peaceful mind? The answer is quiet obvious. No one “enjoys” stress and mental restlessness. Too often, life leads you into unpleasant and difficult situations that lead to stress, anger and lack of inner peace. What would you gain if could keep your mind peaceful? A calm and peaceful mind leads to: Emotional and physical health. Increased level of energy. Stronger and sharper mental power Improved memory. Improved ability to learn and study. A peaceful mind also helps you handle your daily affairs of life in a more efficient manner, eases stress, and enables you to act calmly and in a poised manner in difficult situations. We live in a world …