Life is a work in progress. When I think about who I was 10 years ago, that girl was barely distinguishable from who stands before me today. Ever read an old journal and feel astonished by who you were? I feel the same way.

I was lost, confused and did not know who I was or who I wanted to be. I was a slave to my emotions and my experiences. I let others create the road in front of me and define my worth. While I have grown a lot since then, I am still a work in progress.

I don’t know where you are on your journey, but if you are struggling to get to where you want to be in your life, I hope a few of these top posts this week will bring you solace.

It takes a lot to get to your goals. You may be dealing with depression, body image issues or struggling with your own self-identity. If so, congratulations to you for keeping on the difficult path. It’s hard work, but you will get there.

Trouble Making Change Stick? You Can Always Begin Again

(Mindfulness & Psychotherapy) – Before you throw in the towel, read this. Part of the process of any road to success is failure. Whether you’re dealing with how to handle your kids or learning how to manage your anxiety, you will gain a sense of relief and perhaps the motivation you need to keep going.

Cognitive Filtering, Meditation, Creativity

(The Creative Mind) – We’ve all heard of the benefits of creativity-things like relaxation, reduction in stress, better sleep. But did you know it can help foster the creative mind too? Read this to find out how meditating can enhance your creativity.

Raising Healthy Children

(Anxiety & OCD Exposed) – There’s one thing that can help your kids navigating life successfully. What is it and does your child have it? Read what has one author saying, “It’s difficult to think of any other psychological competency that has this kind of powerful ability to predict future success, achievement, and well-being.”

Your Family’s Impact On Your Relationship With Food & Your Body

(Weightless) – Although they don’t mean to, sometimes parents can have a negative impact on how we think about food and our bodies. You might read it and see your family in it or you may see yourself.

Charlie Sheen and the Allure of Manic Flight

(Movies & Mental Health) – Does it seem as though everyone is talking about actor Charlie Sheen these days? Well, we’re talking about him too. In this post, Movies & Mental Health attempts to get to the bottom of Sheen’s behavior and may have discovered bipolar there.