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…
Success As An On - going Journey
Contrary to popular belief, to be successful does not require that you have a high IQ. It is about living a certain…
Being Your Best Self
What does it really mean? The #1 question I always get from the students I teach. The answer is one thing and one thing…
How to Overcome Fear Of Failure - The Procrastination
You are a habitual procrastinator. You procrastinate on many occasions especially on important tasks. Often you know…
Back to the Now, Part One
Be in the moment: Hopefully, you understand the benefits of learning the ability to see the world through your own…
Why Would A Loving Mother Commit Suicide? What
My daughter came home from school and as usual rang me to tell her about her day. ‘Someone’s mother died on the…
Personal Growth Articles (342)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to Become A More Self - aware Person
Recent studies show that self-awareness may be more important than IQ, skills or experience in leading a successful life. In all areas - job, family, creativity, finances, social life - being more aware of your own thoughts and emotions helps you succeed and get what you want. When you're self-aware,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 25, 2012  
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Financial And Emotional Abuse
These days, many adult children are moving back in with their parents. As a result, aging parents become instant caregivers for grandchildren. And all of a sudden, there are unexpected household expenses: Gasoline for extra trips to pick up grandchildren from school while their parents work Special food items needed…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 14, 2013  
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What Are You Doing?
This maybe the most important question that is "not" on your mind now, but it needs to be asked.Life is complicated to say the least! There are some areas that I would to present for discussion here: Basics: the simple things that bring you through a tough day. Focus: how…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 27, 2012  
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Back to the Now, Part One
Be in the moment: Hopefully, you understand the benefits of learning the ability to see the world through your own present eyes, and not the coloured lenses of the past or the future. But, how do we get there? Here are some helpful hints to practice being in the now…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Sep 25, 2012  
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Astrology for Fun!
Astrological information for Fun and you might even get some real answers! Sometimes I just don't know what to do or where to go for the answers. I'm stuck "so to speak". We are all unique and have our own special imprint.....even identical twins are are not exactly alike. Have…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 27, 2011  
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What is the Use Of Meditation
I can't tell you how often I hear such questions..I feel little disappointing after hearing such questions because I believe that every person in this planet must know the importance of meditation and why do people meditate because with help of meditation only a person gains knowledge about himself, they…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 20, 2013  
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Secure Bonds
As I write today, I am flying at 35,000 feet above the plains of Nebraska. I am in fact directly above the city of Fremont, Nebraska; the city I was born in so many years ago. The features of the landscape are of course flat and more non-descript than anything.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 28, 2012  
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Three Success Skills
There are three skills which you need to master to be successful. Along with these skills, there are also three things that you need to banish to achieve success. Can you guess what they are? Well, the three skills that you need to master are your mind, your time and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 06, 2013  
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Why Should Everyone Learn How to Cook?
Despite having the Food Network, numerous cooking shows, and numerous media advocating cooking, there are still a minority of Americans who can't cook. Not being able to cook is no laughing matter. Many Americans say "Why Should I Learn to Cook" when take-out food is cheaper and less of a…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Dec 05, 2011  
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The Story We Tell
Stories have been important to man since the beginning of communication. From the earliest cave drawings we can see that tales of what has occurred and perhaps what is desired were conveyed. I can only imagine that circled around the campfire in the lonely cold evening, the elders of these…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 28, 2013  
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What is the Meaning Of Life?
It's a question that has been asked by many throughout all of recorded human history, "What is the meaning of life?" Many people have regarded this question as a mystery. Others simply claim that no one knows, or that it can't be known. This article will not only give a…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 26, 2013  
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Personal Development Can Impact Your Health
Many people are becoming more and more health conscious these days. This is a great thing, but some people will need to use self-help tools to improve their health with personal development. Simply follow these tips to start down the road to a healthier lifestyle. Start at the Beginning Before…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 20, 2012  
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Why Develop Yourself?
Today many people talk about personal development. There are a lot of training companies offering self improvement programs. Big corporation invest in training programs for their employees' self development. Many people invest themselves in coaching sessions and books. There are also a lot of websites and blogs talking about these…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 06, 2011  
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When Bad Things Happen to Good People & Why Adversity is A Good Thing
Adversity is often life's method that forces us to grow in new ways by testing our decisiveness, strength, and tenacity. This past weekend, I was helping a friend pack and move his belongings to a storage unit. My friend, who was being forced to move was essentially being evicted due…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 25, 2014  
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