7 Tips to Discovering Your Personal Road to Success
Have you ever sat down and thought through your list of strengths, weaknesses and flaws? Did you know that without…
3 Barriers to Effective Communication
Many people would define effective communication as “getting your message across in a clear, unambiguous manner”;…
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…
10 Self Improvement Questions to Ask Yourself
As the saying goes, "be all that you can be, and be the best that you can be." But that's easier said than done, isn't…
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…
You Can Fly, But That Cocoon Has to Go
An anonymous writer said this, “You can fly, but that cocoon has to go.” Obviously, the quote is referring to caterpillars…
Personal Growth Articles (325)
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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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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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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3 Powerful Forces Of Power You Will Learn From Self Improvement Classes
When you take on self improvement classes, it has been noticed that the best and the most enormous lesson you will get out of it is to be in a position of being able to manage the situations life might put you under. This will be possible through some forces…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 29, 2012  
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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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Change Your Life Today
If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you have asked yourself “How did my life get to this point” and more importantly “how do I change my life today” Life can often be difficult, particularly after we are criticized, judged or rejected by others. Life is filled with situations contributing…
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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Your Unconscious Mind Speaks
“Listen to me!” your unconscious mind is saying. “Listen to me!” I liken this to the little voice in my head that can be discredited often for baseless chatter or self talk. Background noise. Just thoughts everyone has. “Remember that experience that caused you so much anger?” your unconscious mind…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 11, 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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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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Do Not Make Unfounded Accusations
No one likes to be accused of something whether they are doing it or did it. It is very unfair to always think someone is doing something wrong or they are out to hurt you. There are a few good honest people left out there in the world. I think…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 11, 2012  
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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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Reiki Healing: For A Better Health Condition
"How can Reiki Healing help me?" Stress, depressions are one of the causes of terrible illnesses. Reiki Healing can help you. are you wondering why this could help? By the use of Reiki treatment, it balances your every level, it can give you refreshed feeling, comfort, renewed and a subjective…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 02, 2014  
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Focus on Character Development
“A good character is the most precious gift in life.” – Ptah Hotep Live a more meaningful life through developing your character. One’s character is uniquely their own and is revealed by how one responds to given circumstances. Work on constantly refining character through consistent effort. Don’t strive to be…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 25, 2014  
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Developing Mental Toughness - How Much More Do You Have to Give?
How to you know how tough you are until you’re faced with difficult circumstances and find yourself having to pull on your inner resources? Developing mental toughness so that you’re able to cope with the unexpected in different contexts is key to achieving the goals you set in life and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 01, 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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Do You Want to Change Your Life? It is Much Easier Than You Might Think
Everything we perceive with our five senses represents our truth. That’s the way we see the reality, our own way. For us it is the truth. Absolute truth doesn’t exist. Each of us has his/her own truth in which we believe. What is evident for you might not be evident…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 04, 2011  
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