10 Reasons Why Confidence Leads to Success

By Time Management Ninja Last week I read a post on the Harvard Business blog entitled, “Less-Confident People Are More Successful.” Its premise was that people with low self-confidence work harder and thus, are more successful. I strongly disagree with this idea. So much so, that I thought I would write the counter view. Today,Continue reading “10 Reasons Why Confidence Leads to Success”

The Courage to Persevere

By Martyn Green To begin with I would like to ask you a question and to think carefully about your answer. “Have you ever been faced with an opportunity but declined to take it because of a lack of courage”? Before answering that we need to know exactly what is courage? The Merrian-Webster online dictionaryContinue reading The Courage to Persevere

Circus Girl, The Hunter, and Mirror Boy

By Neon Yang As an orphaned sixteen-year-old, Lynette was haunted by the ghost of Mirror Boy, the drowned child who replaced her reflection. Ten years later, she’s built herself a new life, but all that is threatened when Mirror Boy returns, warning of danger. A hunter has come for both of them, and unless LynetteContinue reading Circus Girl, The Hunter, and Mirror Boy

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Tonny Wandella again, this is that time of year. “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” your friends, family, and coworkers are asking now that the champagne bottles have been popped and the balls have dropped.Some people enjoy the New Year’s resolution tradition of having  goals set. Others claim that it’s a waste of time becauseContinue reading “How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions”

Sustaining your fitness goals for 2022 won’t be too hard with these tips

By Sandeep Gore Every new year, we typically make new resolutions. While making these resolutions is easy, sticking with them is difficult. Fitness-related resolutions make it to the top 10 list, but up to 80 percent of resolutions to be healthier, including promises to stay fit, are tossed aside by the end of the firstContinue reading “Sustaining your fitness goals for 2022 won’t be too hard with these tips”

6 Simple Steps to Being More Mindful

By CARLA NAUMBURG TRULY EASY WAYS TO PAY MORE ATTENTION TO WHAT’S HAPPENING RIGHT NOW Mindfulness is a major buzzword these days, representing a state of living in the moment that many of us aspire to even as we berate ourselves for spacing out, forgetting something, or wasting time on our phones. We tend toContinue reading “6 Simple Steps to Being More Mindful”

St. Valentine, St. Abigail, St. Brigid

By C.L. Polk All magical requests come with a price. A girl with witchcraft, no friends, and only her mother’s bees to confide in will pay whatever’s necessary to keep the girl she loves safe. I was somebody’s firstborn child, the price somebody paid for gold and a spotlight. I was made to be givenContinue reading “St. Valentine, St. Abigail, St. Brigid”

The Night Sun

By Zin E. Rocklyn Zin E. Rocklyn’s “The Night Sun” speaks to the darkness that manifests around us and in ourselves — but moreover, how justice can be found through the blood. Content warning for fictional depictions of intimate partner violence, including physical assault. The deer was long dead before my husband struck it with ourContinue reading “The Night Sun”

Wait for Night

By Stephen Graham Jones A day laborer hired to clean up a flooded creek outside of Boulder, Colorado uncovers what could be a valuable find—if it doesn’t kill him first. It was just a day-labor gig. Really, the only reason I’d signed on was because, for insurance reasons, hiring on meant getting fitted for aContinue reading “Wait for Night”

How to Build Resilience in Difficult Situations

By Tonny Wandella It’s no secret that life can be challenging, and sometimes it gets to the point where you feel like it’s too much to handle. How do you build resilience when in these difficult situations? There are many different strategies for building your emotional resilience, but I want to share with you threeContinue reading “How to Build Resilience in Difficult Situations”