Goal-setting is something that many make plans to do but may not always follow through. The biggest pitfalls with accomplishing tasks are that it can be difficult to know where to start or how to stay motivated. Here are a few podcasts that can assist with developing and achieving goals for your everyday life.

The Tim Ferriss Show

This podcast is helpful for those interested in finding new ways to complete daily life tasks rapidly. With these podcast episodes, something that used to take days, weeks, or months could take only half the time. For example, those looking to lose weight in record time…


The average person has a lot going on from a day to day basis, and sometimes it can seem like a whirlwind. Sometimes you may just want to give up or explode because you’re so tired of it all and giving up seems easier. This usually isn’t the best way to handle things, and there’s most likely a solution that can help you keep your cool. If you can develop the ability to keep your cool, you’re likely to experience less stress, anxiety, and worry. You’ll be able to focus on the task at hand as opposed to just giving…


One of the number one forms of mental and emotional suffering comes from the way we talk to ourselves in our own minds. We’ve all done it at some point or another. We beat ourselves up with no basis for doing so, and we’ve suffered due to it. We call this negative self-talk and there are many forms of it. In this post, I’ll be talking about a few different forms of negative self-talk, and how we can combat them.

Mind Reading

One of the best examples of negative self-talk is mind reading, and no I don’t mean actually reading someone else’s…


Meditation has been around for hundreds of years and is used for a variety of different reasons. While it may be an older practice, there are still a lot of misconceptions that people tend to have. Here are a few of the most common misconceptions that come with meditation.

One type of meditation

More often than not, people will think of meditation and the first thing that comes to mind is a vision of someone sitting quietly with their legs crossed. Only some forms of meditation tend to play out this way. Meditation comes in so many forms , from Tai Chi which involves…


You’re likely to encounter many different leaders in your life, but not all of them would be considered good, effective leaders . Being a good leader tends to come with a few key characteristics that are simple to recognize in an individual. Here are some common characteristics that make a good leader.

Honesty

One of the most important qualities needed to be a good leader is honesty. When you lead a team of people or if a group of people follows you, it’s always important to be transparent. …

Charmel Bowden

Based in Alexandria, VA, Charmel Bowden is a dedicated leadership coach and strategic consultant with a flair for the creative. http://charmelbowden.net

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