3 Barriers to Effective Communication
Many people would define effective communication as “getting your message across in a clear, unambiguous manner”;…
Disassembled Relationships
I want to accept the past and live my life so that each moment becomes an opportunity to become closer to the person…
The Path to Enlightenment, Peace, And Compassion
Following the path to enlightenment involves learning about the nature of universal human suffering and practicing…
Life Is, Living And Learning From Our Experiences
Life is the period of time from birth to death for a species and in humans this, on an average, lasts seventy years.…
How To Find Mind Peace While Going Through A
Emotional turmoil can be an unfamiliar and difficult situation for most men. Not free to express our feelings, we bottle…
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Personal Growth Articles (387)
Becoming A Better You - 5 Easy Steps
Dear Readers, Have you ever wondered why some people seem to “be and/or have it all?” No, I am not talking about having good looks or material things (sometimes these are not a matter of choice or opportunity but a matter of heredity or a good trust fund; plus, truly…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 14, 2011  
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How to Improve Confidence In 3 Easy Steps
Confidence affects not only the way we feel and the way others see us, it also affects our decisions, so learning how to improve confidence can change your life by changing your choices. Confident people are more likely to make decisions that benefit them, than those who lack confidence, they’re…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 04, 2012  
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A Troubled Woman
*warning to readers* Due to some graphic content of the following story/article readers discretion is strongly advised Please know that this is NOT a made up story this is true. Based on real facts not fiction. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A Troubled Woman As I stood there looking down at this girl who…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 08, 2011  
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CHANGE YOUR LIFE WITH YOUR LIFE YOUR THOUGHTS!
A few years ago I happened upon a book by James Allen called “As a Man Thinketh”. It’s a very short book (only 18 pages), written around 1902, but apart from Eckhart Tolle’s ‘Power of Now’ it would have to be one of the most important books that I have…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 06, 2011  
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Agility Drills
Athletes today are becoming more and more gifted. With all the scientific studying going on to improve athletic performance it is really easy to make sure you are doing everything right to increase maximum gains quickly. Speed exercises, Speed and Agility drills, weight lifting, conditioning are all a very important…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 12, 2011  
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3 Tips to Improve Written Communication Skills
Technology has made life so much more convenient in so many ways, but its effect on our written communication skills depends on the individual. It’s great to be able to get a text message to someone in record time using the new short-hand of a single letter or digit representing…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 06, 2011  
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Effective Listening – Your Secret Weapon
So we all know that it’s good to listen, but do you know why effective listening can make the difference between getting your way and not getting what you want? There are two main reasons – two very specific and powerful benefits you can gain if you practice listening effectively.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 26, 2011  
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Improve Communication Skills - A Simple Exercise
I’m going to share with you a very simple exercise to improve communication skills for speaking with people in person – without embarrassment. This is a way of improving your ability to communicate face-to-face with someone, without practicing on a real person until you feel completely ready and comfortable. It…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 15, 2011  
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Developing Subconscious Mind Power
The subconscious mind is the most powerful tool (and weapon) you have, and learning to use subconscious mind power to achieve your goals can mean the difference between success and failure in many aspects of your life. It can affect everything from physical health to financial status; from personal relationships…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 06, 2011  
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What is Effective Communication?
The simple answer to the question “What is effective communication?” is: It’s what gets you the result you want. So it depends on the situation, the method of communication (face-to-face, over the phone or written for example), and what the result is that you want. Effective communication in asking someone…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 15, 2011  
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Top 3 Body Language Tips
Most of us are generally unaware of what we look like when interacting with others, so here are 3 of the top body language tips that will help you to put across the image you want to give. I remember going to a performance of a play a friend of…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 17, 2011  
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Life is Not As Complicated As People Think; Let’s Simplify Life!
KISS – ‘keep it simple and straightforward’ or ‘keep it simple, stupid!’ as you prefer... I remember I learned to apply this principle in solving management problems. But it is valid for a lot of other things, like communicating with people and day to day life issues. Lately, we feel…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 04, 2011  
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Upbeat But Still Broke
After spending the past 7 years of my life working in the rental and retail industry, I suddenly find myself jobless. I was fired from my position of Assistant Manager and have mixed emotion to the timing of it, but also feel this could be a personal calling for me.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 05, 2011  
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How Radically Your Life Can Change? Could there Be Another Chance When You Lose Everything?
First of all, you never lose everything. You can lose a part of what had been your life before; let’s say you lost the house you lived in, or a marriage, or a relationship, or someone loved, or a big amount of money, or a promotion, or a job, or…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 01, 2011  
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Self Help Part 1
The first of several articles on how to achieve a healthy mind.
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 05, 2011  
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How to Change My Life
There are so many people throughout the world who are completely and totally dissatisfied with life. Most of the time, people are unhappy because they are lacking; either we don’t have enough money, love, friends, time etc. We never really stop to ask ourselves why or better yet “what can…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 30, 2011  
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Think Your Way To Weight Loss
Lose Weight Logically Fairly often you will hear the phrase critical thinking or critical reasoning thrown around, usually in reference to education or intelligence, or lack of. What exactly is critical thinking and reasoning and what is its value? The best and shortest explanation is the ability to deconstruct an…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 10, 2012  
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Empower Yourself Today
Sally and Joanne were two very good friends. They were both very hardworking and determined to get ahead. They shared many similar traits. Among the most profound was that Sally was interested in improving herself. Joanne too was interested but she would never detour from old fashioned methods such as…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 28, 2013  
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How Can Singing Change Your Life? A Heartwarming Story
There are many things that can change the way you look at life or the way you live your life, but how can you actually change your life for the better? Let's explore this subject a little further and look at a something very close to my heart and ask…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 13, 2015  
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Our Wheel Called Life
There is a concept regarding living that I thought I would share with you today. A good friend of mine, Dean Sweetman, spoke about it a few years back. It talks of the different parts of one's life that you need to care and tend to in order to keep…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 04, 2012  
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Alkaline Water Brands
You do not need a doctor. Your body has the capacity to heal itself. When you have a bruise do you rush to the doctor? When I was young I used to hurt myself frequently but never saw the doctor. I just let it be and the wound healed itself.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 18, 2013  
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A Walk Down Memory Lane
You know a lot of people think that people who hurt themselves are emo and hate life...well to set those people straight, why don't you walk in they're shoes? do you know why that person or people hurt themselves? did you know there is an underlying condition called depression. You…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Dec 09, 2011  
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Fear Has No Direction
Have you ever gone into a haunted house? Like a really scary one? The kind that make you not want to take another step forward because you don’t know what’s around the next bend? You’d rather turn and run through the areas that you’ve already gone through because you know…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 06, 2014  
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Letting Go
Sometimes us human beings are so shaped and influenced by our will and desire to succeed and make good of every situation that life throws at us, we forget that there is a real reward and skill in letting go and moving on. It’s as if letting go and moving…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 14, 2016  
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Self Help Part 2
The second of several articles on how to achieve a healthy mind. It explains some things that I found helpful.
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 08, 2011  
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My Latest 'if I Had Known Then What I Know Now' Moment
Every once in a while, I think to myself, “If I had known then what I know now, I would have…”. I had plenty of these moments in college. For example, I chose several majors that did not work out for me. If I had taken the time to examine…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 24, 2013  
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The Meaning Of Life - My Journey
Have you ever thought about what is the meaning of life? If you haven't. I want to ask you, "Why? Why you have never thought about it?" If you have never spend a day thinking about it, then you probably don't know what you are doing. Why you are living…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 27, 2014  
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Challenging Your Comfort Zone
Are you aware of where your comfort zone is? That invisible boundary that holds you firmly in place and can prevent you moving too far in any given direction. Imagine it now as a chalk line drawn in a circle and you standing planted in the middle. You’re safe! You’re…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 04, 2012  
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Life's Vision - Life's Boundaries
The First Nations people designate a person to be a Vision Keeper - one who hangs onto the vision of the people and holds it before the people even when things distract. Visioning is a gift, but I believe that the gift is available to all who will acknowledge it.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 07, 2013  
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Be Calm
I meet some trouble in my work,so I feel a little disappointed. But now I am calm down. Wuhan JC Display Co.,Ltd gradually developed from Jingzhou(China) Jingchuang Co.,Ltd ,one silk-screen banner firm,and Wuhan Jingchuang,a HD colorful flag firm. “Jingchuang advertisement mall ”,carefully crafted by JC Display,is a pioneer of B2C…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Dec 21, 2014  
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