Tag - self-help

Why Making New Year’s Resolutions Is A Waste Of Time

 
I hope that you are enjoying 2018 so far. Today I am going to be sharing about “New Year’s Resolutions” and why you should stop making them!

There is nothing magical, spiritually significant, or special about the first day of January except the significance that we ourselves attach to it. I like to remind myself that the Gregorian calendar is man made and was a reform of a previous calendar (the Julian calendar) which was itself a reform of the […]

GOAL SETTING FOR A BALANCED LIFE

 
GOAL SETTING FOR A BALANCED LIFE
“Man is a spirit being, has a soul and lives in a body”.
From this statement comes the concept of balance, balanced living and the five pillars of balance. Like the fingers on each hand the five pillars represent core aspects of YOU, that if not taken care of can lead to an unfulfilled life, broken dreams and heartbreak. The five pillars of balance are the foundation of your very self and being. As we […]

7 Life Lessons That ALWAYS Hold True

These seven life lessons hold true, no matter where you are, what you do, and what your life goals are. They will lead to balance and success in every aspect of your life
 

I learned to be true to myself. What exactly does that mean? First of all, in order to be true to yourself, you have to know yourself. Who are you? A lot of times, we define ourselves so much by what we do, that we forget to […]

The Unstoppable Trio For Long Term Success

Whatever your long-term goals are, without the following three qualities below, you will very likely fizzle out before you get to your goals. The unstoppable trio comprises Perseverance, Patience and Passion.
 

Perseverance: Perseverance means to be persistent. Persist means refuse to stop. There is a saying that goes the: “If you are prepared to stand forever you will not be standing for long”. This is the sort of attitude that one must cultivate for long term success. Don’t give up, […]

Handling The Haters: 8 Simple Keys That Work For All

  Hater is a commonly used word nowadays. Personally, I think that it is actually overused. People want to label everyone who disagrees with them as a “hater”. What does that word mean? I found two definitions in the dictionary: a formal one and an informal one.
Formal: A person who dislikes a specified person or thing e.g. “a man hater“.
Informal: negative or critical person e.g. “she found it difficult to cope with haters“.
In this post, I will be referring to the latter […]

Stop Feeling Overwhelmed…Once And For All!

Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Okay, don’t answer that. Everyone at some point in their life has felt overwhelmed with their circumstances. Something we don’t realize, however, is that we do not have to feel that way. What about if you have too many tasks? What about if you’re too busy? What if you have multiple emergencies? The truth is, life is not without challenges, tasks, or emergencies. I have come to realize, that the older we get, the busier […]

The Power Of A Personal Retreat

                  Every three months I go on a one day personal retreat. I save up a few dollars each month, and I use this to book a hotel room within a 30-40 minute distance from my home and I take off. I usually stay for 10 to 12 hours and I have no agenda. As someone who plans out every single minute of her life, this is a refreshing change of […]

10 Ways To Guard Your Heart

Welcome back To Balance With Dr Shola

The Book of Proverbs in the Bible says : Guard your heart, for out of it flows issues pertaining to life.
When people hear the phrase “Guard your heart”, they think that means putting up impenetrable walls around yourself to keep from getting hurt. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Guarding your heart means not allowing bitterness, resentment and negativity reside in your soul.

Here are 10 ways to do this:

1. Mind your associations/ relationships: Your […]