Category Archives: Lifestyle

Five Lies That Could Be Ruining Your Career (and your Life)

Theresa Sullivan | Conservation Careers

We humans are really great at telling ourselves stories. That voice we hear in our head recites some pretty interesting narratives so often and so frequently that we really start believing them after awhile. These stories we keep thinking turn into our beliefs about ourselves, others and the world in general. They actually create our reality. The thing is, they only create our own reality, and there are as many different realities in this world as there are human beings. And that’s good, because it means the reality we live in isn’t already fixed – our thoughts have the power to change it every minute of our lives. Continue reading Five Lies That Could Be Ruining Your Career (and your Life)

25 signs you’ve hit middle age

When 50-year-olds are having babies and tweens are running business empires, is there still such a thing as middle age? Yes, and here’s how you know you’ve hit it.

By Oliver Roberts | Times Live

1) You’ve started typing SMSes using text speak to show you’re up-to-date.

2) You’ve developed an interest in vitamins and tonics and quite enjoy going to the chemist for a browse.

3) You know it’ll be a challenge, but you’ve decided to take up the violin. Continue reading 25 signs you’ve hit middle age

To Change Your Life, Stop Saying “But”

By Gary Vaynerchuk | The Muse

When I say “Get off your but,” it’s not a typo. I mean: stop making excuses.

Full disclosure: I came upon this phrase because a viewer of the #AskGaryVee Show, Theresa, asked me about it. And I loved it immediately.

When you start a sentence with “I want to…” then end up with “but” midway through, you’re making an excuse. That’s all but is: an excuse. It’s not a word to use when you talk about your dreams and aspirations in life. If you are serious about your dreams, nothing will get in the way. Just keep moving forward, and eliminate “but” from your vocabulary. Continue reading To Change Your Life, Stop Saying “But”