AdviceMag | By: Alis K.
Understanding the difference between secrecy and privacy is key in preserving relationships and ultimately achieving peace of mind. Whether your current boyfriend is attempting to pry the number of men you’ve slept with out of you or your girlfriend will not cease her incessant interrogation about your ex-lovers, there’s a few key things to be mindful of when approaching preferences to significant and not-so-significant about what you choose to disclose. The purpose is to clarify the facts that you CAN refuse without guilt, not facts that you SHOULD retain. The… Read More »
When is the right time to light the match on connections that no longer serve us?
We are taught not to burn bridges. Why? We are continually told these bridges may become useful at some point in our lives or we’re afraid of cutting the cord. We go through life attempting to preserve the connections we once valued, even when detrimental and irreversible disconnections have occurred. At what point do we decide that a bridge no longer serves its purpose? At what point do we decide… Read More »
Don’t let the existence of the “best” restrain your innovation.
At times people don’t pursue a dream because they believe someone else already has. But, magine a world where Godiva Chocolate was never produced because Hershey’s Chocolate existed. They’re both carriers of some of the world’s most fancied chocolate, yet they’ve each engraved their own mark. Many resist creating, discouraged by the concept that their work will be camouflaged in the… Read More »
If “vacation” is synonymous with “peace”, what you really need to do is change your lifestyle.
A vacation is on top of all of our wish lists. However, sometimes when we’re hopeless for a vacation, it is the last thing we need. Constantly pressing the vacation button may be your body and mind’s way of communicating that the way you’re dictating your life is no longer suiting your needs. A getaway appears like the… Read More »
Overcoming Insecurity: Where insecurity comes from and how to get rid of it?
The phrase “you’re insecure” is often thrown as a blade when it should really be used as a key. How many times have you witnessed someone express doubt, uneasiness or mistrust and immediately said “you’re just being insecure” with a negative connotation. Being “insecure” is being unsure. The human experience in itself allows us very little certainty. Our worlds are constantly changing, we are constantly evolving and adapting…. Read More »
How allowing yourself to be unhappy may be the actual key to happiness.
There are a lot of quotations on how to be happy. There are many clichés irritably attempting to inspire us “find ourselves” again. Many poems have been recited on seeking adventure, traveling, expanding our horizons. Everyone apparently has the key to this so-called land of happiness and we’re flipping the channels and pages in an attempt to soak it all in. But, how can people become happy when they’re… Read More »
Lemonade. When Beyoncé was given lemons, she…wait, let us rewind: What are the lemons? Allow me to present to you: Social injustice. Sacrifice. Vulnerability. Infidelity. Love. Those are the lemons. Lemonade is not directly a jab at Jay-Z. Although, it is difficult to pinpoint which portions are applicable to him, it is safe to say assume considering the finale of her artwork that she is not reciting the eulogy of her marriage.
Her new released visual album is suitably referred to… Read More »
The “Little Red Corvette” singer left us early this morning and the world grieves in solidarity. We often live our lives hoping to change the world and all the world is asking is for us not to change who we are, and Prince didn’t – that is how he became a legend. We do not influence the world by camouflage, we influence the world through rebellion. It has been said that there are two ways one can die; the first is through the physical form and… Read More »
Learning to trust the flow of energy and timing is one of the biggest skills you can acquire. Relinquishing control can be risky for many of us until we find that it is not possible to always be in control. By hanging tight to the ropes we not only sabotage our current state of happiness but we lose sight of all that is going on around us because we are fixated on what we are afraid of and in turn, life obliviously passes… Read More »