10 Things Unsuccessful People Do

10 Things Unsuccessful People Do - What Habits Successful People Avoid

Here at Master of Herself, we often focus on building the habits that will make us the strongest, most successful and most whole women that we can be. But we can learn just as much from what defines success as we can from what does not define success. We’ve already talked about the qualities top achievers have (here), so what kinds of behaviours do they avoid? What kinds of behaviours lead to mediocrity? 1. Staying in your comfort zone This is absolutely critical to your growth and success. The best opportunities are the ones that make us think in ways […]

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How to Clean Up Your Life: Stress Less, Do More, and Find Peace in 90 Days

How to Clean Up Your Life: Stress Less, Do More, and Find Peace in 90 Days

Life these days is chaotic. From the time we hop (or crawl, in some cases) out of bed to the time we thud back into it, we’re bombarded left and right by obligations from work and friends, social media, and mile-long to-do lists. It’s… well, messy. So how do we solve this messy, disordered lifestyle we live these days? By treating it as you would any mess: with a systematized deep-clean. Are you ready to deep-clean your life? When we’re pulled in so many different directions, we become more stressed while getting less done in each area. We begin to […]

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How to Make Every Day Not Feel The Same: Make Every Day Adventurous

How to not make every day feel the same. Make every day adventurous!

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You drag yourself out of bed at 7:00. It’s the second time you’ve hit snooze, but one more time would mean being late for your job. It’s Thursday, but it hardly matters. Today and every work day is the same. Wake up at 7:00, work from 9:00 to 6:00, and plop down in front of the TV until you doze off after Game of Thrones. And the weekends? Usually spent grocery shopping, drinking, or … more TV. Soon enough you start to feel like days are zooming by, then months, then whole years of […]

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The 2-Minute Habit That Changed My Life

How to learn to meditate

How do some people manage to hit the gym 5 times a week, while others struggle to go even once? Why can some people drop weight like crazy while others are in a perpetual war with the scale? Is it willpower? Luck? If I had to place a bet, I’d guess it was strategy. Let me show you what I mean. It all started with 2 minutes every day. I knew from a young age just how powerful a meditation habit could be. Between increasing focus and creativity to lowering anxiety and stress, there’s no reason not to meditate. So […]

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25 Quotes About Feeling Lost and Finding Your Meaning

25 quotes about feeling lost and finding your meaning

Whether your 20 or 40, we all have times where we feel lost or at a crossroads in life. It can be a lonely place where you feel unsupported, confused, or burdened with the vast array of choices in life.  The good news is that you’re not alone. Here is what history’s greats have to say on feeling lost and what to consider when you don’t know what to do.      “What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way think about it. Don’t complain.” – […]

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The 4-Step Plan to Stop Feeling Depressed, Anxious, Or Scared

How to not feel depressed

There are slumps, and then there are slumps. Sometimes one bad day turns to another and before you know it, you’re stuck in a downward spiral of sadness, tension, or loneliness. I’ve been there more times than I care to admit. It becomes incredibly easy to stew or feel paralyzed under the weight of your thoughts. What’s a gal to do when she’s lost in the fog of emotion? Do what you do in any emergency situation – fall back on an emergency-proof procedure. Nurses check for “CAB” – circulation, airway, then breathing. Firefighters have “stop, drop, and roll”. These […]

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