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Journaling For Personal Growth

The Most Effective Tool For Personal Growth For years, I refused to start journaling. Despite the many benefits, I saw it as another time suck. After all, I’m terrific at recalling details (famous last words of those who misplace everything)! After tiring from chasing my tail in life, I started journaling. As a writer, the…

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Changing Your Career With no Experience: From Makeup Artist to Psychology Student

  Hello readers of LisaLatimer.com! Let me introduce myself… My name is Kayla from MakeupYourMind.com.au and I am very excited to be writing to you all today! I am the ‘crazy’ girl who at 26 made one of the most important decisions she could ever make, to completely transform and re-start her life! I am…

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Reframing Improves Your Mindset

The Tool Therapists Use “I’ll never get ahead.” “Nobody finds me attractive.” ” Money is the root of all evil.” Do any of these sound familiar? Studies show that as much as 77% of our thoughts are negative. False truths and self-limiting beliefs place unnecessary limitations on our fulfillment. Here’s how reframing improves your mindset….

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2020 School Year Conundrum

The 2020 School Year is the Hardest Yet The path to the upcoming school year feels like it’s littered with landmines. Even the schools offering regular school days are unsure if it will last the entire school year. Our district isn’t hiding the fact that they may pull the plug at any point if COVID-19…

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Why We Ignore Our Intuition

Trusting Your Gut Do you yell at characters in horror movies who go into dark basements instead of escaping through outside? There’s always that one person in a horror movie that says, “We shouldn’t be doing this,” but defies their instinct. Sadly, we’re not all that different. We’re pretty off when it comes to trusting…

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Connecting to Your Intuition

Intuition is the Most Ignored Gift You have something that Steve Jobs once called more powerful than intellect. It’s so powerful that our military continues to investigate it. I think of it as a divine gift we’re all blessed with to know something before having tangible evidence. Intuition is such an essential yet underused asset,…

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Breakdown or Awakening: Kanye West Edition

Kanye: Breakdown or Awakening? Kanye West and public rants are nothing new. However, his latest breakdown admits that he and Kim Kardashian West considered aborting their firstborn child. This hits differently and highlights the thin line between a breakdown vs. an awakening. Full disclaimer, I’m not a psychiatrist or in the mental health field.  However,…

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The Worst Advice For Happiness

Happiness Requires Deliberate Action “Don’t look back because that’s not the direction you’re going”.  Of all of the tips for happiness, this is the worst.  How many times have you indulged the memes and the gurus encouraging you to cut ties to your past? It’s comforting to believe that there’s no value in experiences that…

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