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…
The Mentoring Perspective
January is “Mentoring Month” and tomorrow, January 9th, is “I Am A Mentor” Day. So I wanted to share some insight…
Don't Be A Jackass Whisperer
I saw a great quote today by Brene Brown: “Don't try to win over the haters; you are not a jackass whisperer.”…
Law of Attraction Tips on How to Affect Other
Did you know that using the law of attraction means you can actually affect the way others are with you? I’ll answer…
How To Commit to Your Priorties
If I could go back and change anything in my life it would be my commitments. I know now where I spent majority of…
3 Barriers to Effective Communication
Many people would define effective communication as “getting your message across in a clear, unambiguous manner”;…
Personal Growth Articles (387)
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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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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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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Self Help Part 4
The fourth in a series of articles on how to achieve a healthy mind
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 12, 2011  
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Good Deeds
I am a senior and I have been around long enough to see a lot of bad and a lot of good in the human spirit. I think the good still out weights the bad. May be it has to do with the area you live in. It's easier to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 18, 2012  
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Humble to Learn
We have this thing called knowledge. We can expand it or we can choose to have its limits. It’s true that we can acquire more of it, but we can’t have it unless we are willing to do the hard work – the learning part. We gather new experiences each…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 07, 2012  
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Don’t Shrink Your Dreams – Supersize Your Courage
Many of you have already read my story. Once an Australian Latin Dance Champion with outstanding achievements and successful business finds it all comes to an end. Unclear about what the next chapter would be I simply started working to earn money and give myself some purpose to my everyday…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 04, 2015  
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Reflections - Changing Careers After 40
As I sit here and debate with myself about my future, I wonder how things changed to become as they are now. I’ve been unemployed for the last six months. While that is unsettling, the only stressful part of that is the fact that we are missing half of our…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 16, 2013  
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Reaching Out for Support In the Community
Building a support system of family, friends, group counseling members, counselors, and support in the community through secular or church related groups can help the recovery progress to be less of a burden. Reaching out for support with abuse recovery is a good thing to do, but how do you…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 12, 2011  
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Internet Marketing Plan
Many people get into the internet business to improve their finances and to enjoy personal growth through the knowledge that they gain. But whatever the reason there must be some kind of marketing plan. Without a plan there can be no success. Firstly, you need to get a good education…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 02, 2013  
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What Kind Of Life
A guy named Paul McGee wrote a book called "S.U.M.O." If you don't know what it is, go check out the book at your favorite library or online book store. But in this book is a section that asks the question, what type of future do you want? In the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 09, 2012  
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Self Improvement, Self Development And Growth
How to Gain ability to self Improvement. Self Improvement, it is the characteristic right of each person to be self improved and developed to escape the agonies of life. Satisfaction is the typical condition, as common as the scenes and the seasons. It is unnatural to endure and it is…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 21, 2016  
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Is The Silva Method The Next Step In Your Evolution?
Anyone who knows me knows I went through a phase starting roughly 4 years ago in which I made a vow to change my life. Like most, I read self improvement books and listened to audios and tried to learn the secrets of the worlds most successful, prosperous, happiest individuals.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 01, 2014  
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A Tebow - Sized Lesson Worth Learning
During my research for a recent article on Tim Tebow and his football credentials, I was struck by several of the interviews that he has given over the past few weeks. The man is unflappable. The owner of his team and his coaches are rather candid about his weaknesses and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Dec 13, 2011  
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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 only. Being your best self is to do something that you wanna do, having a reason behind every move you do, and doing it slowly, completely,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 15, 2013  
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Holistic Treatment for ADHD- Treating Your Body and Not Your Symptoms
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the single most over diagnosed medical condition. Each year far more children are prescribed to drug treatments than truly need them. Not only can these medicines carry harsh side effects, but they only treat the symptoms of hyperactivity and inattention meaning that once you are…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 21, 2011  
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Emotional Paralysis
I ask you, are you an emotional cripple? Is this you? Have you been so encumbered by the chains of fear and self-doubt that you cannot move? This is a huge problem in this country and it is on the rise. People are scared to face there fears. They have…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 12, 2012  
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