To me, my mother defines resilience. She had such strong faith and was a very giving person.

When I was a young girl and something difficult happened, I would look to my mother for comfort and guidance. She was always there for me, helping me work through the issue or helping me gain perspec...

Are you struggling with procrastination? Here is what to do

Do you always delay the tasks you have to do until the last minute? If your answers were yes then you are a definitely a procrastinator. Procrastination won’t only make you feel guilty, lower your ...

How Doing Less Can Help You Have More of What Matters

I appreciate the innate power of narrowing our focus because for a large chunk of my life, I lived another way. I worked long days. I kept a to-do list that got longer and longer. I covered the worklo...

5 Problems that Are Unique to High Achievers

High achievement doesn’t make people immune to depression, marital problems, parenting issues, stress or any of the other reasons people pursue psychotherapy. But, in addition to those commo...

You Should Always Take Care Of Yourself First — A Lesson I Learned The Hard Way

In March 2012, when I was 21, I collapsed at home. I had a lingering cold for a few weeks but thought nothing of it, continued working, going out and travelling. The cold turned out to be a virus that...

How badly does it affect a son when his father abandons him?

Men speak openly with each other about their relationship with their fathers, good or bad and how it affected them. Men who had a missing, toxic or inadequate relationship openly express grief about t...

Don’t Let Promotion Anxiety Derail Your Career

Many of us dream about the moment when we get that longed-for promotion. Imagine that it’s yours: a great step up the career ladder, huge responsibility, a bigger team and a whopping pay rise. It al...

A moment that changed me – the death of my sister and the grief that followed

In August, my younger sister Lucy died. She was only 32 years old and the light of our lives. We knew it was coming, not quite as quickly as it did, but she had advanced cancer, so her days were numb...

Being Short Has Many Advantages. Stop The Insecurities

I’ve spent years dealing with people pointing out my height, leaning on my shoulders, telling me how “cute” I am, and suggesting I am actually up to ten years younger than I really am. I’ve be...

I Discovered My Father Was A Prostitute After He Died

My dad’s name is Jack. John, really, but the nickname “Jack” stuck with him throughout his life. As a transgendered woman, he then became Jackie. Let’s just say that my brother and sisters rea...

Getting my dream job after years of unemployment changed my mindset completely

10 years ago today, I lost my job. I was a statistic amongst many in 2008. I remember driving home from my meeting and crying my eyes out. I called my Dad and shared the news. I had no idea how I was ...

To Anyone Who Struggles With “Letting Go”

A few weeks ago I snapped that photo above, outside of my sister’s house, and shared it on social media. I captioned it with this quote: “the trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let dea...

Breast ‘Cancer Was The Best Thing to Happen To Me’: Survivor, Edo-abasi Mcgee Recalls Battle

“Happy birthday to me. I turned 34 today… I am documenting this to remind me that I have to take care of myself. I am just doing the small things I enjoy to celebrate the year, which is a pretty...

Tips To Survive Postpartum Depression And Love Your Baby Wholly

There’s no single reason why some new mothers develop postpartum depression and others don’t, but a number of interrelated causes and risk factors are believed to contribute to the problem. My rap...

Single parent? Here are some tips for raising a child alone

Child rearing can be difficult under any circumstances. Without a partner, the stakes are higher. As a single parent, you might have sole responsibility for all aspects of day-to-day child care. Being...

Why You Can’t Expect People To Treat You As Good As You Treat Them

We’ve all been there in a situation where you give a person your 100 percent best. You put everything into them and you would do anything for them. You’re there when they need you, you’re kind e...

My mother is a self-made career woman but until recently, she was the most stingy person I ever knew

My mother is a self-made career woman with a lot of money in her bank account. It wasn’t until recently that I found she’s actually a millionaire. She’s also the most stingy person I know. It mo...

How to Love Yourself Through Cancer or Any Other Terrifying Diagnosis

One minute your life is just humming along, and out of nowhere you’re hit with a devastating diagnosis. Cancer. Believe me, I know what it’s like to get the news you have cancer and to live with...

Here’s Why You Need To Learn The Other Half Of Patience In Business

I’m kicking myself for not learning this earlier. I could have been so much further along! I could have progressed quicker. I could have been bigger. But it doesn’t matter now because just recentl...