The sooner you learn how to mitigate your negative thoughts and replace them with positive ones the sooner you will be able to start living your life to the full. Negative self-talk is a major stumbling block in your journey to living a fulfilling life. In fact, it might just be the only thing that is holding you back.Read More
Most all major corporations and small businesses have a mission statement. Why? Because it hones in on the purposes and goals of the company. A mission statement gives people a clear and unarguable guide to what the company aims to achieve.
A ‘Life Mission Statement’ statement can do the same for you, which is your personal life’s mission and the kind of statement we are talking about here.Read More
Right now, at this very moment – what do you want? Empty your feelings onto a sheet of paper and review it later. It might not make a whole lot of sense initially, it's essentially free writing to direct you. It isn't about doing something because your brain is telling you to, it's about relying on your intuition to lead you.Read More
Everyone experiences sadness at times. Sometimes, life just gets you down. However, you don’t have to take sadness lying down. The ability to self-soothe is one of the most important skills a person can have at their disposal.Read More
Hanging on to pain, bitterness and disappointment from a past conflict is a heavy burden. It affects your moods, attitudes, relationships, job and all aspects of your life. Negativity eats away at your self-esteem and destroys any possibility of a life free from pain.
Hanging onto past negativity isn't necessary. No matter what your history contains, you can learn to release it and move forward into a life filled with contentment and joy.Read More
The best way to move forward is to forgive the past. If you can't change the past, you might as well learn to accept it and move on. You'll be glad you did once you see just how bright your future can be when you regain control of your life.
Make the conscious decision, today, to live your life free from pain and resentment.Read More
Not being able to define your own long-term goals will end up in a life that’s devoid of meaning or direction. You start losing that spark and the motivation to get up each morning wanes.Read More
Giving in allows you to move from "what if" to "what's next".
And that's when the healing begins.Read More
You are different from everyone else. Celebrate that. You offer a unique perspective in this game called life. We should all be thanking you. If you are constantly comparing yourself, it means you aren’t happy with who you are.Read More
While our attitudes towards things are somewhat inherent, it is possible to change the way that you think about things, thus learning to be more optimistic about events. While the process is not as simple as reciting positive quotes to yourself, it really is as simple as teaching yourself to look at every situation from different angles in order to improve your attitude about it.Read More
The benefits of positive thinking are real and if you are a somewhat negative person there are steps that you can take in order to become more positive about life. The first thing that you will need to do is to step back from each situation and reach for the positives instead of instinctively believing the negative thoughts that enter.Read More
When you focus on something--the vacation you're going to take, the meeting you're about to go into, the project you want to launch--that focus instantly creates ideas and thought patterns you wouldn't have had otherwise. Even your physiology will respond to an image in your head as if it were reality.Read More
These conversations are necessary from time to time. Yes, they can be difficult, they can be painful, and could end up with one or both people crying, yet in the end it is better for all parties involved to have them.
Here are some tips on how to make having these conversations a little easier and a little more productive.Read More
Is it possible that you are doing too much? Well… yes it is. Too much of anything isn’t good (You knew that already) and it’s entirely possible to overextend yourself in almost any situation.Read More
Having a purpose is like having a tune-up. When you have a life purpose, you will feel energized, focused, and alive, knowing that there is no time to lose. You will know where you are headed and you will be clear on which steps to take in order to get you there.
Your compass will be set and you can share what you are great at and what you love with others who will be grateful to receive your gifts. Having a purpose will give your life meaning and you will feel able to accomplish anything.
There is nothing new about these ideas, but there is a lack of awareness of how fulfilling your relationships truly are. If you aren't meeting, the standards above it may be time to reassess how you proceed with them. Being aware of the state of your relationships will help you prioritize them and maintain them.Read More
Each mistake we make is a chance to learn and grow. We can take the 4 types of mistakes and see how we can use even stupid mistakes as an opportunity to strengthen our character and resolve.Read More
We all want to feel like we’re in charge of our lives, having everything together. The unfortunate truth is that many of us struggle to take charge of our lives and feel like we’re lacking some control. In the article that follows, you’ll learn ten ways to help you get in control and be in charge of your own life.Read More
The purpose of personal development isn't merely to live or even to thrive, it's to strive – you should always be pushing yourself grow a little bit more. While there is nothing wrong with being happy with your lot in life, there are always different areas where you can make an improvement, even if they seem small.Read More
The key to persevering with the changes you would like to achieve is taking regular baby steps. When you find yourself focused solely on the big picture it's easy to feel overwhelmed.
While big-picture thinking can be seen as a positive, it's just as important to be able to break it all down into the baby steps you can take that will keep you motivated. This is how we stay focused, this is how we stay driven, this is how we win.Read More