100 Ways to Improve Ourselves (and Inspire Others)

by Timothy Baril Life is an adventure in which we never stop growing. Well, we shouldn’t, but unfortunately, a lot of people do stop growing, or at least slow down considerably. Many of us get the wrong idea that the only time we really develop is in our school years, and the first short period…

A Letter To Bad People

By Timothy Baril Dear Bad People, This is a letter to all the bad people in the world. The people who choose to be rude, crude, lazy, ignorant and selfish. The people who choose to spread pain and suffering. You are all the people make the world harder for the rest of us. To all…

Why Understanding Christmas Can Make You Happier

by Timothy Baril  Christmas isn’t always the stuff of dreams. Sometimes it falls rather short of our hopes. Maybe we’re without loved ones, or far from them this year. Maybe we’ve lost friends, or moved to a new city and don’t know anyone yet, or for whatever reason, just feel really alone this Christmas. Can you imagine…

The 6 People I Believe In Movement

by Timothy Baril High self esteem is our judgement of what we’re worth as human beings, and how we feel about ourselves. Nathaniel Branden in 1969 defined self-esteem as “the experience of being competent to cope with the basic challenges of life and being worthy of happiness.” According to Branden, self-esteem is the sum of self-confidence (a feeling…

Sharing Responsibly

The above cartoon can have multiple meanings. The cartoon could represent responsible reporting. The public and the media expose what people are doing wrong, so that we might correct the mistakes in our society. When criminals of all kinds, from murderers to bankers, hurt the people around them, we let everyone know. This helps people…

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

READ THIS LINK: 9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind. Self control is everything. This article has some excellent tips on how to feel more at peace, more grounded, and happier.

4 Ways We Don’t Realize We Suck at Coping With Adversity | Cracked.com

4 Ways We Don’t Realize We Suck at Coping With Adversity | Cracked.com. Adversity is something that should be tackled. Then overcome. That’s how improvement happens. We don’t want to get bogged down with every little negative thing out there and lose ourselves in immense stress over things we can’t change. But, we shouldn’t be…

Marriage Isn’t For You

Originally posted on Seth Adam Smith:
Kim and I Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me. Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading. I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten…