Overcoming Complacency in the Workplace – 5 Ways to Motivate Negative Employees

Complacency in the workplace - man alone at laptop

Today more than ever, there’s a common source of angst in people trying to make a living – and a life. It’s the disconnect for many between personal and career fulfillment. This is often a catalyst for negativity and complacency in the workplace. While complacency can be anyone’s problem, when it afflicts your employees it becomes your problem too. Workplace complacency often falls under the…

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So You Feel Like Crap – Here’s How to Save Yourself from Losing Yourself

How to stay positive when things are bad

When your mind, body and soul are all in sync, it’s pretty easy wear a smile and mean it. But what happens when things get so crappy that “why me” becomes your morning mantra? There’s more than one way to feel, be and stay positive. Here’s how!

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Overcoming an Approval Seeking Personality and Low Self Esteem

Approval seeking personality low self esteem

Struggling with low self esteem or an approval seeking personality? You are not alone. It’s common to want to feel validated at times. But if your self esteem and well-being are riding on the opinions of others, it’s time to learn how to put a stop to seeking validation. Many of us struggle with feelings belonging, job well-done, wanting to be understood. So it’s important…

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Living in the Present Moment Everyday Tools and Practices

Focus on the present moment and see what's out there

Wanting to live in the now isn’t enough. Like anything new, present moment living needs commitment and daily practice. Think of exercise as an integral support to your heart. Being present is a critical component to your well-being. So here are everyday tools and practices that will keep you living in the present moment. Living in the present moment everyday is not constantly reflecting on sunsets,…

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Blogger Recognition Award for Own Your Best!

While I enjoy researching and writing, this is an especially exciting and meaningful post to pen (okay type)! I was recently nominated for this Blogger Recognition Award by Wanderlust With the DeVaulls. I connected with the DeVaulls recently on social media. Very quickly I came to realize not only the awesomeness of their website but as a fellow blogger, they are also a great support to…

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How to Quickly Change Your Mindset and Attitude to Manifest and Live Your Best Life

How to Change Your Mindset and Attitude to Live Your Best Life. You've got this!

One of the trending self help hashtags lately on social media has been #mindsetiseverything. Learning fast manifestation techniques on how to change mindset and attitude about a job, people, financial wellness, health, and life in general is definitely a hot topic for good reason. If you want to know how to manifest what you want quickly in life, then the first step is to deeply commit…

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How to Avoid Complacency in a Relationship

Best tips on how to avoid complacency in a relationship

Challenging complacency is an active part of my research and Own Your Best mission. The more feedback I received from my How to Stop Being Complacent article, the more I realized that that was just the tip of the iceberg. I learned while complacency in relationships isn’t a direct cause for breakup, it is a silent but deadly catalyst. So while I don’t claim to be a relationship expert,…

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How to Stop Being Complacent

How to Stop Being Complacent - phone scrolling

Not Trying + Negative Self-Talk = Complacency. This equation of a stalled lifestyle often derives from a smug (sorry but true) belief that you’re where you should be. Worse, do you lack motivation to improve? A sense of self-satisfaction or why bother trying mentality is kryptonite to living your best life. Don’t be in so deep that you don’t know how to stop being complacent.…

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The Gift of Mindfulness – learn how to practice mindfulness throughout the day!

How to practice mindfulness throughout the day

Knowing how to practice mindfulness throughout the day gives you a precious gift – living in the present moment. The more we live in the present moment, the less emotional suffering we experience. There are two stories within each one of us. The first is your journey, meaning your real-life experiences. Although every experience becomes a memory, frame of reference, hopefully wisdom, it is also…

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6 Actionable Ways to Manage Your Life Now

My Own Your Best mission is to empower you to take ownership of your life. Many cliche quotes and articles to do your best to achieve goals are exhausting and lack substance. Similarly, the overused and abused excuse, “I did my best.” It was time to take this on. First, I researched examples of taking responsibility for your actions and translated the results to real, actionable strategies so…

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