There are currently approximately 7.4 billion people on the earth, with no signs of slowing down. With a growing population like this, it is not surprising to learn that new social problems continue to grow as well. From world hunger to increasing amounts of cancer cases, there are countless social problems that need our immediate attention as a citizen. In order to continue making strides, we need to work together to do our good for our world. So, how exactly can we get our world to work together for the greater good?

How Can We Do This Together? Let’s think…

Change is a necessary aspect of life. No matter how many changes you experience, you never seem to be ready for when they happen. You can turn change to your advantage by utilizing these three tips on how to prepare yourself for future change.

Discern Future Problems When your life goes through a series of changes, there’s always going to be a mixture of good and bad experiences. While the good experiences are pleasant surprises, the bad experiences can leave you emotionally and/or mentally frazzled. To help reduce or prevent this shock to your emotions, it’s a wise decision to…

Regardless of how prominent employees are at their jobs and regardless of what large tests students need to study for in the upcoming weeks, relaxing is imperative. When people don’t take the time to relax, they often cannot rejuvenate and build up the energy to handle these major tasks. Part of the problem is that some people do not know how to relax.

Meditation
Participating in meditation is a seriously good way to relax. Some individuals decide to go to meditation classes, and others will do so by themselves. Guided meditations can be quite useful. …

Being present in your own life is difficult for most people living today. People spend a lot of time worrying about what they cannot change and planning their next moves in life. Grief, worry, anxiety, and fear are common emotions that interfere with being present in the moment. How can an individual learn to be present in his or her own life?

What Does Being Present Mean?
Learning how to be present in the moment starts with understanding what it means. It means paying attention to what is going on around you at the present moment. …

Not every life change has to be a major shift in how you conduct your personal business. They are a number of easy to implement changes that can transform your life in small but meaningful ways. Here are five simple steps that you can take today in order to achieve long-lasting lifestyle changes all designed to make you happier now:

Early to Rise
Lifestyle experts have proven time and time again that people who wake up early tend to be more productive and happier individuals. …

With so many distractions in life these days, whether it be through multiple screens or the typical hustle and bustle of life, sometimes the best thing to do is relax and focus on the next task ahead.

One of the key aspects of focus is finding the “center”. The center is the eye in the storm of the hurricane, the quiet relaxation that grounds a person, a neutral sense of being that results in all action taken being measured and well thought out. …

Maya Angelou is one of the literary world’s most revered poets and authors. Her incredible story is one that is often used as inspiration for young women all over the world.

Maya Angelou was born on April 4. 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri. She spent her childhood growing up in St. Louis, MO and Stamps, Arkansas. As a child, she experienced the racial tensions of the times firsthand and went through traumatic experiences within her family life. She was assaulted by her mother’s boyfriend at the age of seven which results in a revenge murder of the boyfriend by her…

The average person unaware of the ego can get really bogged down in feelings of unworthiness. Feelings of unworthiness are more often than not based on illusions. When one feels unworthy, they suffer tremendously. Times of suffering lead to alienation of self. They can even make others afraid to approach. Allowing unnecessary suffering can lead to opportunities missed and the world passing by. Acquire this mindfulness practice so that the often inaccurate stories told in the spaces of the inner mind place no hindrance on making the most of the invaluable moments happening before each of us.

AWARE as an…

Social media is relevant to all of us, but more so for younger generations, who have found that it can be a useful tool. Certainly, there’s the darker side where teens face cyberbullying and body shaming, but there’s another side. A portion of teens and younger adults have found that they can use Facebook, Twitter, and the rest as a forum for change if only the older generations will listen.

Millenials Are Changing the Workplace This social revolution is beginning in industry, where millennials are finding that they’re unsatisfied with the status quo and see room for change. First on…

We live in a world that idolizes the busy lifestyle- there’s always something else to be done, something else to do, more goals to be met. But, what is it all really good for if you aren’t happy? We may not be able to totally eradicate the busyness of life, then there wouldn’t be enough going on! However, there are things that we can do to improve our overall well-being and level of happiness on a regular basis that will continue to pay off in the future.

Get present and be in the moment

It may sound cliche but science backs up this theory and its ability…

Arisleyda Urena

Arisleyda Urena is a professional who takes inspiration in daily life, from entrepreneurship to volunteering to gardening &crafting. http://arisleydaurena.net

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