Can You Pass the Marshmallow Test?

The Marshmallow Test was part of an experiment in the 1960s conducted by Stanford professor Walter Mischel. The experiment was part of a series of psychological studies which followed the lives of selected individuals from childhood to adulthood.

Would you rather get one marshmallow now or wait for a bit and get 2 marshmallows later?

The result of the experiment was to be uncovered years later when the children had all grown up and become adults. It showed the power of choice and the benefits of choosing to delay gratification. Continue reading Can You Pass the Marshmallow Test?

12 Signs You Are Financially Stable

All of us aim to be financially stable. We try to maintain a budget, make it a goal to maximize our savings, minimize our spending, pay off our debts and dream of the day when we can count ourselves among those who are wealthy and financially stable.

But what does being financially stable look like? How will you feel when you are already financially stable? What are the things that you should already be doing as a financially stable person? Here are some milestones that you can check off your list as you pursue your goals for financial stability and freedom. Continue reading 12 Signs You Are Financially Stable

Little Black Dress

A little black dress or LBD is a versatile piece to have in every woman’s closet. One of the legacies of Coco Chanel, you can never go wrong with the little black dress. Depending on the accessories and footwear, it can be worn for different occasions. If you haven’t got one, be sure to look around for an LBD that suits your style.

Why Wellness is Important to Success

Have you ever asked yourself what being “healthy” means to you? Have you ever asked other people if they are well or doing well in pursuing their goals or if they feel that they are doing well in their life in general? Have you ever asked yourself if you are doing well in pursuing your goals as well as in your everyday life?

When asked about being healthy or well, we often base our answers on how healthy we eat or how fit we are; how many times we exercise in a week and if we have muscles or not. But physical health and overall fitness is just one component of overall wellness. Continue reading Why Wellness is Important to Success

Morning Habits of Highly Successful People

Are you happy? Are you healthy? Are you a millionaire? Do you consider yourself a highly successful person? You are where you are today because of your habits.

Everything that you repeatedly do from the moment you wake up until the time you go to sleep are habits. According to Charles Duhigg, author of best-selling book The Power of Habit, 40-45% of what we do each day are not conscious decisions but habits.

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10 Tips to Travel to New York on a Budget

Did you know that New York has been named one of the world’s most expensive cities to travel? It tops as the most expensive city for hotel accommodation and for an evening out based on the food and drink expenses of an average tourist.

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If you want to visit the Big Apple but it is out of your price range, don’t worry. It is still possible to enjoy NYC and see its top attractions even with a limited budget.

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FOMO

With the onset of social media, more and more people are experiencing FOMO. Studies show that about 70% of adults experience FOMO.  Worst, in another study it shows that about 40% of people, mostly millennials, have gone in debt, trying to keep up with the lifestyle of their peers.

Get rid of FOMO before it consumes you.  Fight FOMO with the power of GRATITUDE!

Dress for Success

Have you heard of the saying that you should dress for the job that you want, not the job that you have?

While what you wear does not define your value as a person, it is a fact that what you wear influences how others see you.

Your clothing makes a strong visual statement on your confidence level and how you see yourself. It is also a way to show respect not only to the situation but also to the people whom you are going to meet and talk to. Career counsellors know this well that is why they advise people to always look good and look professional especially on a job interview.

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How I Found My Passion

Have you ever thought about that all-too common question you’ve been asked since you were 5 years old: “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Then when you start working, you’ll be asked in interviews a variation of that question: “How do you see yourself in 5 years?”

Perhaps the reason why everyone is so concerned about the future is that they themselves have no idea what they want to do, or they’re stuck somewhere and they’re looking for inspiration.

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