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…
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…
Secret Of Having Good Dreams - are You Having
Do you often wake up in middle of your sleep because of nightmares? Are you experiencing frequent nightmares? are you…
Taking The Moment
Missed opportunities. Have you ever felt like you have missed out on an opportunity, a new experience, a possibility…
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…
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 (328)
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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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.” I had a “laugh-out-loud” moment over that quote, and thought about my own personal haters. I have many of them for some reason, people who just do not…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Sep 02, 2013  
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Which is the Most Important Ingredient In the Recipe for Success?
During our school years, we get knowledge and develop skills. We go through exams and tests to demonstrate that we assimilated the required information and finally we get our diploma. But not always the most appreciated graduates are the most successful in life. They are very good in accumulating information,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 13, 2011  
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Life's Funnel - Spiralling Onward!
I am spiralling headlong into a funnel. Not downward but rather forward. Drawn inexplicably onward. All at once I’m in slow motion and then moving with inescapable speed. Looking around me I see my partner and children, all looking at each other, circling each other, laughing, smiling, questioning. Turned upside…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 27, 2012  
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Why I Want to Donate My Hair
While visiting my family for a baby shower recently, I learned that my little sister, who had had long hair, had gotten her hair cut to about shoulder length and had donated the cut hair to Locks of Love. The organization would then use her hair to make wigs for…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 07, 2013  
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The Mentoring Perspective
January is “Mentoring Month” and tomorrow, January 9th, is “I Am A Mentor” Day. So I wanted to share some insight on the impactful nature of a mentoring relationship. I have been both a mentee and a mentor. I can tell you from personal experience the power these relationships hold.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 08, 2014  
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How to Accomplish Your Dreams Today!
How much time do you spend thinking about how to accomplish your dreams? Have you noticed that some people have a dream of something they want to do and then they pursue it relentlessly. Last week I was reading an article about Camila Batmanghelidjh, who is well known in the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 07, 2011  
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Fit Body, Fit Mind, Whole Being
Enhancing your Mind/Body Connection Introduction. We all want more out of life, we all desire: • Improved Confidence • Improved Mental Acuity • Increased Energy and Endurance • Reduced Stress, Depression and Anxiety • To slow the aging process • To reduce the risk of many diseases • To sleep…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 15, 2012  
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Putting Things Into Perspective - Why Your Problems Aren't As Big As You Think
It saddens me when I see someone who is unable to deal with the problems of every day life. On the extreme end is the alarming suicide rate that we currently witness. It saddens me that so many people choose a permanent solution to what is only a short term…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 05, 2013  
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Three Steps to Replacing A Bad Habit With A Good Habit
Are you trying to break a bad habit? One like smoking, procrastinating or eating potato chips in bed? The best way to break a bad habit is to replace it with a good habit. Adding something new and enjoyable to your life makes it much easier to break that bad…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 27, 2012  
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Tips for Personal Development And Goal Setting
The decision to make a concerted effort to improve yourself through personal development is a good one. Many people have improved their lives and have become success stories with the use of self help information. It is important that you know that you must be truly dedicated to your pursuit…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 20, 2012  
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Top 5 Elements Of A Good Bucket List
A bucket list is a good idea so much so that most of us, no matter our age were asked to put one together when we were in grade school. You know when the teacher asked you what you hoped to accomplish before you leave this world. Most of us…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 22, 2013  
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A Little Knowledge Can Make A Difference
I enjoy writing, everything I have written about thus far is based on my life experiences and my opinion of how that particular situation should be handled or viewed. Some of you might think my opinion or advice (if you want to call it that) may be harsh. Well it…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 12, 2012  
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Urinary Difficulty When Peeing In Public A Nightmare for 7% Of Men
Imagine this guys: you've just come out of a tortuous meeting; you have a desperate need to pee. You make a quick exit and head to the restroom. Your worst nightmare awaits you. A line of men at the urinals, all the cubicles are in use and more guys follow…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 20, 2013  
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Forget Self Improvement, Focus on Un - self Improvement
Our world has an ego problem. This inflated sense of superiority and entitlement. The idea of self improvement only makes this problem worse. Don’t strive to improve your self, work to lose your sense of self. The true self is no self. I’m not against development or growth, just the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 11, 2014  
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