Hi, I’m Christia! I’m a freelance writer and appearance psychology PhD researcher.
I want to help you accomplish new habits. I want you to wake up and find joy in the little things and be grateful for what you have.
Gardening Can Make You Happier And Improve Mental Wellbeing
If you are not an avid gardener, or perhaps you are dipping your toes into the world of gardening for the first time, you may not be aware of the psychological benefits gardening can offer. When you think of gardening, you don’t need to think of a pristine, landscaped, humongous garden. Instead, think of sowing a seed and watching it grow and blossom into a beautiful fruit or flower. Think about planting wildflower seeds to create a haven for wildlife. Imagine cooking with the fruits of your labour that ou have grown in your very own garden. Sounds good, doesn’t it? For me, gardening feels wholesome and slow-paced. It makes me appreciate what I have in my life right now.
Limiting Beliefs: Everything You Wanted To Know
A limiting belief is the personal belief we hold about something that is stopping us from achieving fully. Limiting beliefs can arise in any area of our life, and (like most things…) they usually stem from our childhood. This article will answer all the questions you have about limiting beliefs.
Why Having A Simple Life Can Be A Happy Life
Having a simple life allows us to understand that our time here is limited, but we can find happiness through simple means. A simple life will be different for everyone and is entirely dependent on individual circumstances. However, the common thread is that those who live simply, are content with what they have. But why do the simple things in life make us happy?
The Importance Of Making Mistakes For A Growth Mindset
Everyone makes mistakes. It’s a fact of life. When you’re learning something new, it’s inevitable that you’ll make some mistakes before perfecting your craft. If we have a growth mindset, we are able to see our mistakes as learning opportunities.
How To Make Happiness A Habit For Life
Happiness is one of the most desired things in life and has become a major goal for many people. While it’s impossible to be happy all the time, it is possible to create a habit of happiness. In this post, we will show you how to make happiness a habit and how to use the power of habit to pursue your goals.
I Quit College at 17 Years Old - Here's What Happened
You’ve probably heard at least one story about a friend of a friend who quit college and proceeded to ruin their life. You’re probably now reading this blog post asking yourself how quitting college was the best decision I ever made.
Bad Habits: Everything You Wanted To Know About Bad Habits
Most of us have at least one habit we believe is 'bad' that we want to break. Whether it's biting our nails, smoking, or spending too much time on social media. A habit can be frustratingly difficult to kick, regardless of whether it is deemed 'good' or bad'. However, conventionally 'bad' habits always seem that bit harder to change. But why? In this article, we'll explore the facts about bad habits: what they are, where they come from, and why they're so hard to break. By understanding the psychology behind our bad habits, we can develop strategies for breaking them once and for all.
Finding Balance In Life: How To Be Successful and Happy
We all want to find out how to be successful and happy, but sometimes it can feel like a juggling act. How can we maintain our happiness whilst also striving for success? The key is to find balance. In this post, we'll explore some tips for finding balance in life and achieving success and happiness simultaneously. Here are some tips on how to be successful and happy:
How To Become A More Effective Reader: 5 Simple Habits
We all want to be more effective readers, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. There is much more to reading a book than opening the first page and closing the last. Fiction books offer us the chance to pause our own reality and take a step into someone else’s. Non-fiction books provide us with limitless learning and opportunities for growth. Whether you like sci-fi fantasy or prefer to read up on the history of Peru, there are some simple steps you can take to become a more effective reader.
How To Stop Anticipatory Anxiety In Its Tracks
Do you ever feel anxious about something that hasn’t even happened yet? It could be a family event, an interview, a meeting, or a long flight. It’s completely normal to feel a little nervous about the future, each of us experience anticipatory anxiety from time to time. However, if you’re future fears are dampening your present joy, it’s time to do something about it.
The 5 Simple Habits Of A Good Listener
We’ve all encountered this situation. Someone is talking to us and we’re not really listening. We’re thinking about what we’re going to say next, or how we’re going to respond. Maybe we’re even checking our phone or looking around the room. How can you make changes to become a good listener?
How To Declutter Your Home For Better Mental Health
If you’ve ever had the urge to clean your house, but didn’t know where to start, you’re not alone. We all have clutter in our homes. It can be hard for us to figure out how to start decluttering when we have such busy lives. Perhaps you need to declutter because you’re moving house or moving back home.