Learn About Living Life Deliberately with Bernice Fitzgibbon

Self esteem without competence is a recipe for failure

For the longest time, educational policymakers bought into the idea of self-esteem. Please understand that self-esteem is a good thing. Nobody’s disputing that.

However, according to this educational policy philosophy, for students to perform well in life, they need to have their self-esteem built up and encouraged early on. 

Again, just like the observation that self-esteem is a good thing, this seems pretty good on the surface. What’s there to argue about. (more…)

How to Benefit from meditation

How Anyone Can Benefit from Living A More Spiritual Life

Hopefully, now you’re starting to get a clearer picture of just what the word “spirituality” encompasses. It’s a broad concept that can include numerous aspects, as long as the ultimate goal is to bring you fulfillment in pursuing something bigger than yourself. You may understand now that your spiritual practice can involve anything that is meaningful to you and that it is likely to evolve. You can add activities such as meditating, yoga, reading, journaling, or hiking to your regular spiritual routine. While this may all sound great, you’re probably wondering why you might want to invest much time and energy into a daily regimen such as any of these. I’d like to help you better understand, so let’s move on to discuss the benefits of spirituality and how working to become more spiritual can enhance your life. (more…)

Fear

5 Signs Fear is Stopping You

Fear is tricky. It can sneak up on you and take over certain areas of your life. The worst part is that you don’t even recognize how much it’s ruining your life.

But you can’t let fear string you along. It will suck out your courage, hope, and determination.

We’ve rounded up 5 signs to help you determine whether fear is stopping you. We’ll also give you some tips on how to stop it from taking over your life. (more…)

Thinking for Yourself

Why it is Important to Think for Yourself

Why it is Important to Think for Yourself. What an odd title, right?  Yet, you’d be surprised to know that thinking for ourselves is getting harder and harder to do.

Smartphones, smart TVs, Android TVs, Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa—should I keep going? Thinking for ourselves has become a chore in and of itself that we’re slowly forgetting how to do it.

Even worse, we seem to have lost the passion for it. Having everything ready at our fingertips has made us lazy and technology-dependent.

Today, we’re diving deep into the world of thoughts. We want to remind you how to think for yourself and why you should.

Let’s get to it! (more…)