Personal Growth Blogs

  • How to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence to Lead a Balanced Life

    This past week I reacted emotionally to a situation that struck fear in my heart and I lashed out at someone in panic.  Yes, even I can get overly emotional sometimes.  The person on the receiving end of my fear became distant and I had to rethink how my reaction affected her.  In turn I […]

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  • Greater Success with An Evening Routine

        Morning routines are quite popular.  Even I have one.  However, I find that my evening routine is what makes me more successful.  While others settle down and watch mind numbing TV after a long day’s work, I get more exhilaration, clarity and satisfaction out of my evening routine. Evening routines are great for […]

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  • Is my wife cheating on me?

        🤔 Question: Coach Allana, I don’t trust my wife and I don’t know why. I guess I believe she is just too good to be true sometimes and,no one this perfect is 100% faithful. I have even tried to catch her cheating and thought about setting her up. I know it is wrong, […]

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  • Dealing with ‘Difficult’ People with Self-Reflection, Tact and Love

        One thing that I have learned over the years, between dealing with work and my personal life, is that the Universe can certainly present one with many special challenges.  One of those particularly vexing situations is developing a sense of how to confidently deal with difficult people.   Whether it was dealing with family, […]

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  • Add Balance to Your Life by Increasing Your Productivity

        There are only so many hours in a day. Being more productive means getting more out of the limited time we have available. Despite how productive you might already be, odds are you can enhance your productivity even more while balancing your life. Being more productive can lead to having more time available […]

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  • What is Covid Virtual Dating?

        🤔 Question: I have heard a lot of people have turned to virtual dating. Can you explain this more? What does it entail?    ✅ Answer: What a phenomenal question. Most people these days either meet online or are introduced by a friend via email or text. I consider that virtual dating. You […]

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  • Home Alone is Making me Crazy!

        🤔 Question: I am tired of being at home, working from home, and just being alone. This self-isolation is driving me crazy but the paranoia of defying it and just being free is equally strong. Do you have any solutions to help people who are aware of the dangers but just don’t care […]

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  • I lied. I’m a Barista, not a Mogel. 

        🤔 Question: I met this woman and lied about who I was to impress her. Should I tell her the truth or just let her believe the lie so I can see where this goes. I lied about what I did for a living so she thinks I am some big success instead […]

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  • Alleviating Modern Day Work Stress

        Who doesn’t have stress at work? Nowadays, it might even be that work stress has nothing to do with being “at work” but being home from the office, not having the personal interactions that you were used to at your place of work, not having the tools you had at your fingertips or […]

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  • Covid’s forced me to admit… she’s NOT the One. 

        🤔 Question: My girlfriend and I have been together for six years and she keeps hinting at where things are going. I really don’t see myself marrying her and my mother thinks I can do better. Should I just end the relationship now or am I too far gone to just walk away? […]

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