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Since I started A Conscious Rethink in 2015, my team and I have written and published hundreds of articles across a variety of topics.

With all that information at your fingertips, where do you start?

Well, having given it careful consideration, here are what I consider to be the most essential pieces of reading in each category.

Life

10 Of The Best Poems About Life

Many words and verses have been dedicated to life and all the wonders it contains.

If you want to be inspired, reading some of these amazing poems will surely do the trick.

Why You’re Feeling Bored With Life (+ What To Do About It)

Is life boring you? Does it lack the excitement and stimulation you are looking for?

Explore the reasons why you might be bored with life and discover several effective ways to overcome this feeling.

“What Am I Doing With My Life?” – It’s Time To Find Out

Are you unsure as to what you should be doing with your life? Do you need some guidance to find the right path for you?

Find out how to pinpoint the things that are most important to you and how to shape your life around them to get the most enjoyment out of it.

21 Things Everyone Should Know About Life

What do you need to know to get the most out of your life? Well, these 21 things for starters.

Covering all the important bases, you’ll learn some very important lessons about life which you can use to influence yours in a positive way.

Relationships

How To Tell If A Girl Likes You: 25 Clear Signs She’s Into You

Does she like you? How can you know for sure?

Knowing how a girl feels about you can make it a whole lot easier when it comes to asking them out. Just watch for these signs and you’ll have a good idea of her feelings.

How To Respond When You Find Out Someone Has Lied To You

Finding out you’ve been lied to is one of the most horrible feelings in any relationship. But how should you respond?

This comprehensive article covers every little detail about how you might wish to deal with situations where you catch someone lying to you.

20 Signs Someone Has Abandonment Issues

If you want to figure out whether you or someone you’re in a relationship with has abandonment issues, you need to see if they exhibit these signs.

There are many ways to tell if someone fears abandonment, but these 20 are the most important to watch out for.

Sure Signs Of Unrequited Love (And What To Do About It)

Some love doesn’t go both ways. How can you be sure that this is the case for the feelings you’re having toward someone?

If you want to spot unrequited love, it’s as simple as looking for these signs.

Narcissism

How To Deal With A Narcissist: The Only Method Guaranteed To Work

If you can go no contact with a narcissist, you should. It is the only method that is guaranteed to work.

Discover why and how to go about this if you want to get away from a narcissist in your life.

The Gray Rock Method Of Dealing With A Narcissist When No Contact Isn’t An Option

Sometimes we just can’t get rid of the narcissist in our lives – at least not straight away. So how should you deal with them?

The Gray Rock Method is by far and away the best approach to take when you have no choice but to abide a narcissist.

5 Hooks That Narcissists Use To Keep You Coming Back

Narcissists are highly skilled manipulators who have a variety of tools that they use to pull you back into their lives even when you want to escape.

By being aware of what these hooks are, you can be wise to them and avoid falling for the bait.

12 Signs You’re Dealing With A Malignant Narcissist

Malignant narcissists are at the most dangerous and damaging end of the spectrum. They should be given a very wide berth.

In order to spot one, you must be acutely aware of these 12 traits and behaviors.

The Rollercoaster Of Recovery From Narcissistic Abuse

Recovering from the damage inflicted by a narcissist is not a straightforward journey. You will experience many ups and downs.

Learn more about the types of things that might happen during your recovery and how you can deal with them.

7 Healing Affirmations For Victims Of Narcissistic Abuse

The biggest challenge of healing from narcissistic abuse is to address your own thoughts and self-esteem after the narcissist has interfered with them.

Whilst they can only form a part of the process, saying some healing affirmations can help move you in the right direction.

Mind

Why Do I Hate Myself So Much? How Can I Stop These Feelings?

Many people experience a hatred and loathing for themselves. If you feel this way (or have ever felt this way), this is an article you’ll want to read.

It explores the reasons why you might feel a level of self-hate and gives actionable advice on how to overcome these feelings.

What Is Self-Concept And How Does It Influence Your Life?

How you think about yourself and the beliefs you have about you as a person play a vital role in how you behave and make decisions in life.

Discover more about the psychological idea of self-concept and how it can be changed through personal development activities.

Understanding The Stages Of Grief And How To Grieve Your Loss

Loss affects us all at various points throughout our lives, but having an understanding of how your grief might play out can help you to work through it.

Learn more about the various models of grief and the stages that you might go through as you grieve.

How To Stop Feeling Guilty For Past Mistakes And Things You’ve Done Wrong

Guilt is not a particularly useful feeling to hold on to. Whilst we must learn the lessons of our mistakes, we must be able to move past them emotionally.

Find out how you can stop feeling guilty for things that have happened in the past so that they don’t weigh you down in the present.

Spirit & Meaning

7 Steps You Absolutely MUST Take Whenever You Ask The Universe For Something

If you believe that the universe is defined by laws and that one of those is the law of attraction, you might actively ask the universe for things.

If you want to give these things every chance of coming true, you must follow these 7 steps.

12 Signs That You Are Shifting To A Higher Level Of Consciousness

Aspiring to develop yourself spiritually is a noble thing, but how do you know when you are achieving that shift to a higher level?

By watching for these signs, you can gauge your progress toward a type of consciousness that most people will never achieve.

How To Connect And Work With Spirit Guides

Do you believe in spirits that we can speak to and ask for guidance?

If you are open to the idea and wish to explore things further so that you may connect with your own spirit guides, this article answers all of the questions you might have.

4 Types Of People Most Likely To Suffer An Existential Crisis

Certain people are more prone to crises of an existential nature purely because of their personality types or their life experiences.

Knowing whether you are one of these people can help you to put a plan of action in place to avoid falling victim of an existential crisis.

Quote Collections

20 Utterly Profound Winnie-the-Pooh Quotes To Make You Smile

There is so much wisdom to be found in the world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his adventures with his friends.

These quotes will fill you with a sense of joy and wonder. Share them with your children and your friends.

32 Fantastically Fun Dr. Seuss Quotes Packed With Profound Life Lessons

Can you have more fun with words than reading a Dr. Seuss book? I think not.

Which is why we pulled together a collection of his finest quotes from all of his books, from The Cat In The Hat to Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

25 Wonderfully Whimsical Alice In Wonderland Quotes To Live Life By

Go down the rabbit hole and explore the incredible world of Alice In Wonderland with its amazing characters.

There are some nuggets of pure gold amongst these quotes that will stand the test of time.

20 Loneliness Quotes That Will Make You Feel Less Alone

Many famous people have commented on the loneliness that can be felt, but this collection of quotes actually looks at why being alone is not always a bad thing.

From self-discovery to pure liberation, being lonely at times does have its upsides.

And The Rest…

Instead of “Sorry For Your Loss,” Express Your Condolences With These Phrases

When someone you know is experiencing a loss, what can you say to express your condolences?

Saying sorry can sometimes feel a bit misplaced, so why not try one of these phrases instead.

55 Interesting Topics To Talk About With Your Friends

Having a deep and interesting conversation with someone is one of life’s most enjoyable things.

Should you ever run out of things to talk about, simply consult this long list of topics that you can sink your teeth into.

8 Glaring Signs You Are Mentally And Emotionally Drained

Sometimes we reach a point in life where we feel utterly exhausted by it all. Yet we’re not always aware that this is the case.

If you spot these 8 signs in your life, it is clear evidence that you are drained in a mental and emotional sense.

The Ultimate List Of 50 Personal Development Goals To Set In Life

If you want to grow and develop as a person in a positive way, you need to set some specific goals to aim for.

Here are 50 personal development goals that are well worth pursuing. Each one will help you to become a more rounded and happier individual.