6 Ways To Empower Yourself To Conquer Your Dreams
There is no better feeling than taking control of your life and finding the power to make your dreams come true. Having a deep-rooted belief in yourself and the courage to seize opportunities when they arise can be the difference between achieving your goals and not. Fortunately, with the right strategies, anyone can learn how to channel this feeling even if they don't feel confident right now. Here are 6 key ways to empower yourself to conquer your dreams: 1. Believe in yourself Although it is easier said than done, having a strong belief in yourself is the first step to successfully achieving your dreams. This m...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel Anderson Tags: career creativity featured happiness motivation productivity tips self-improvement success bucket list dreams Source Type: blogs

The Numerous Benefits of Cold Water Exposure
Engaging in a white water rafting adventure is a thrilling and challenging experience. The rapids, the cold water, and the great outdoors all contribute to an adrenaline rush. But what if I told you that cold water could provide an adrenaline rush and many health benefits? In this blog post, we'll talk about six of the most important benefits of cold water exposure and explain why adding it to your daily routine, whether you're an experienced whitewater rafter in Montana or just getting into the sport, can be very good for your mind and body. Here are six benefits of cold water exposure: Improves sleep Cold wat...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patrick Sipp Tags: depression featured happiness health and fitness self-improvement cold water therapy sleep Source Type: blogs

What is Life-Enhancing Anxiety?
Essentially, anxiety is a fear of the unknown. But it is also a call to the unknown.             While it may seem counterintuitive, one of our great problems today is too little anxiety, at least of a certain kind. As the psychologist Rollo May and before him philosophers Paul Tillich and Soren Kierkegaard contended, a modicum of anxiety is necessary—and indeed urgent—to live a vital and fulfilled life; at least for many of us.               These&nb...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - January 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kirk Schneider Tags: confidence featured happiness psychology self-improvement anxiety mental health Source Type: blogs

14 Common Misconceptions About Goal Setting 
In conclusion,  Myths and misconceptions in goal-setting only obstruct your possibilities to explore and achieve in life. When you have a plan, it is worth writing this down and setting tasks, time slots, and notes. It serves as a reference to streamline your efforts towards a better future.  Hauwa’s outside-the-box approach to planning and time management has helped her clients throw out their long overwhelming to-do lists, and still get more done in a day. She designs digital planners that enable clients create systems that actually work. You have more time than you think you do. The post 14 Common Miscon...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - January 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hauwa Sami Tags: featured motivation productivity tips self improvement goal setting Source Type: blogs

5 Simple Habits and Routines to Keep You Away from Depression and Stress
One of the major problems facing today’s generation is depression. Excessive workload, changing lifestyle, loneliness, and financial pressure all lead to stress which results in depression. You feel unhappy, non-productive and withdrawn when you are depressed.  Many experts believe that establishing routines filled with healthy habits is a great way to move more efficiently through your day while expending less mental energy and even willpower in the process. Following simple routines like exercising, eating the right food, taking energy supplements, meditating, and getting sufficient sleep can help to manage str...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - December 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Falconer Tags: featured happiness health and fitness self-improvement Source Type: blogs

6 Way To Recalibrate and Focus Where You Spend Your Energy This Holiday Season
Life is short they say!  Eat the dessert first they say!  Well, there is some truth to this as we only have a certain amount of time/energy and as I reference in my book “heartbeats” in this life.  The good news is we have the power to decide where, when and how we spend this energy. Many of us may think of the holidays with fantasies of sugar plum fairies, ginger bread cookies and a house filled with the smell of fresh baked bread.  In reality, however, it can be stressful.  The demands of your time whether it be to purchase the perfect gift, put up the perfect decorations or participate in...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - December 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Falconer Tags: depression family featured happiness psychology family stress holidays Source Type: blogs

How to Stay in Touch with the Office During Your Leisure Time and Still Enjoy It 
There are many debates surrounding the idea of working in our leisure time. Most people believe it's purely harmful and ruins our mental health. Seriously, if I get a dollar every time I hear or read about how terrible it is to work on your day off, I'd be rich by now. But a small group timidly suggests that it depends on how we use our free time.  Let's explore this issue and check how to stay in touch with the office during leisure time without harming your work-life balance. Work vs. Leisure, or Work and Leisure? There is one undisputedly true statement - we must find the time and space to take a rest from ou...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - November 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michal Jonca Tags: career communication featured internet culture success leisure time Source Type: blogs

5 Tips For Talking With Your Teen About Using Substances
Raising children is a difficult task that only strengthens when that child becomes a teen. During adolescence, it is a time of discovering who they are, and they will often test their boundaries. This is why it is crucial to talk to your teen before they begin testing their limits regarding substance use. It can lead to very unhealthy behaviors if they begin using drugs or alcohol at a young age and can lead them into dangerous territory. Because of this, it is vital to have a conversation since studies have shown that kids with clear rules about substance use are less likely to get into serious trouble. As a parent, yo...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - November 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Falconer Tags: communication depression featured health and fitness psychology addiction family parents substance abuse teens Source Type: blogs

The #1 Secret Weapon for Healing Mental Health
Life is tough. There is so much worry and sadness. Listlessness, obsessive thinking and overall lack of energy are just some of the symptoms that are telltale signs of underlying depression and anxiety. How do people deal with these mental health issues? There’s medication, of course, but understandably, not everyone is interested in medicating.  Psychotherapy has helped lots of people but I’ve seen that 1/3 of the people who go to psychotherapy find that it doesn’t help. As Deepak Chopra noted, “75% of people who improve their psychological state do so not with a therapist’s help, but by thems...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - October 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Faigie Kobre Tags: creativity depression featured philosophy psychology self-improvement Source Type: blogs

8 Great Resources To Improve Your Mental Health
Conclusion If you're looking for a way to improve your mental health, plenty of resources are available to help. There is no shortage of options, from apps that can track your mood to therapy sessions with a therapist in person or over Skype. You must find the right one for you and work with it consistently so any improvements will stick around long term. The post 8 Great Resources To Improve Your Mental Health appeared first on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. (Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement)
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - October 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Miranda Spears Tags: featured happiness psychology self-improvement Source Type: blogs

Deep Questions to Ask: Philosophers and How They Wrestled with These Questions
Conclusion These are just a few of the many deep questions that philosophers have asked throughout history. As you can see, there are no easy answers to these types of questions.  But that doesn't mean they're not worth asking. In fact, it's often through asking these difficult questions and staring your biggest fear in the face is important.  For more related information, please read this Pick The Brain article “Ancient Philosophy and Modern Personal Development”. In this way we can gain a greater understanding of ourselves and the world around us. So don't be afraid to ask those tough questions...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - October 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jared Levenson Tags: career confidence creativity featured happiness philosophy self-improvement success great philosophers Source Type: blogs

Warning Signs That You are Not in Control of Your Life  
Losing control and no longer feeling like we are in any position of power regarding our lives is terrifying, yet common. Sometimes we feel like we are simply bystanders, getting carried away by the  overwhelming circumstances that constantly leave us powerless.   We might feel like everything else is controlling us, whether it’s a job, a relationship, or a friend. How do  we gain our sense of control back?  Being in control of our own life, means being in charge of the aspects of it. Obviously, we cannot be  ahead of everything.   We can only change how we react, how we th...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: layan Tags: career confidence featured motivation philosophy productivity tips self-improvement success control Source Type: blogs

Self-Esteem: Are You Actually That Bad?
Conclusion Self-esteem is naturally inside of you.  You feel it by letting go of the conditioning that we’ve all been taught.  You finally GET to feel what’s naturally inside of you. What do you think? Giovanni Maccarrone helps his clients with self-esteem, confidence, and the real motivation that's naturally inside of them by helping them get back to who they truly are inside. The post Self-Esteem: Are You Actually That Bad? appeared first on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. (Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement)
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: inspireyourselflc at gmail.com Tags: confidence creativity depression featured happiness self confidence self-improvement self esteem Source Type: blogs

Meditation and Mindfulness for Dealing with Resentment
Feelings of resentment are extremely common in relationships. If left unchecked, they can be destructive and can slowly erode away the foundations of healthy relationships. In romantic partnerships, resentment creates emotional distance and withdrawal of empathy between partners. It can fuel the fire for destructive communication patterns such as criticism, contempt, defensiveness and stonewalling. Additionally, partners stop turning toward each other for support and stop sharing their inner world so they inevitably drift apart.  What causes resentment in relationships? Feelings of resentment are often rooted...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - September 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: mariekebyford Tags: featured happiness jealousy meditation psychology relationships resentment Source Type: blogs

6 Expert Tips that Will Help You Build a Solid and Memorable Personal Brand
Conclusion Building a solid and memorable personal brand takes time and effort. But it's worth it because a solid personal brand can open up new opportunities and help you achieve all your goals.  Hanson Cheng is the founder of Freedom to Ascend. He empowers online entrepreneurs and business owners to 10x their business and become financially independent. You can connect with him here. The post 6 Expert Tips that Will Help You Build a Solid and Memorable Personal Brand appeared first on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. (Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement)
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - September 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hanson Cheng Tags: career creativity featured money and finance productivity tips self-improvement success branding personal brand Source Type: blogs