Colonel Sanders: A Man Who Knew the Meaning Of
Have any of you ever heard of Colonel Harland Sanders? I’m sure some of you have, but for those of you who haven’t,…
Putting Things Into Perspective - Why Your Problems
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…
Good Health Means Listening to the Soul's Desires!
“Ill health is no more or less than a state of being out of balance with the soul’s desires to creatively express…
3 Barriers to Effective Communication
Many people would define effective communication as “getting your message across in a clear, unambiguous manner”;…
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…
A Problem Shared Is A Problem Halved - Or Is
It’s something I remember my mother saying to me a lot when I was growing up that “ a problem shared is a problem…
Personal Growth Articles (331)
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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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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10 Quotes to Make You Happy
After a hard day of work, many of us need a cup of joe or a few glasses of happy juice (aka beer) to help us relax. But it's pretty interesting to see people going through their day while constantly being faced with vein-popping stress and not even touching the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Dec 26, 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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If You Don’t Like Your Life Read This to Start Changing Everything
When we learn something new, doesn’t matter what, at first we understand how it works, then we repeat it until we can do it without focusing on it. This is the common way of human leaning. We learn in this way to walk, to write, to read, and to drive,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 14, 2011  
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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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State Of Mind Control
We all have it, an amazing tool that can be used to create whatever we choose in life…our minds! But how often do we actually have state of mind control? State of Mind refers to a temporary feeling or mood. It acts like a filter that we perceive our own…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 17, 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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Grow Taller 4 Idiots
Do you ever been MOCKED resulting from Short Stature? “Have You Ever Felt As If You Weren't Adequate?” For a job, lady or guy, a hobby, a great desire, all because of your height? In case you could only get taller... it will be OK. In case could only make…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Sep 08, 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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Accomplishments Are Not Always Monitory
We live in a money and power driven society. Accomplishments are most looked at for their prestige and or monitory value. In this article I am going to talk about an accomplishment that mostly goes unnoticed. Wow accomplishment is a long word to type. Anyway. When you have children you…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 12, 2012  
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Discovering Your Purpose For Being
Discovering Your True Calling) Introduction On account of these severe times we face most people have had to re-evaluate their lives and re-invent themselves accordingly, particularly those who have lost their jobs via redundancy and other ways by no fault of their own but rather as a consequence of the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 20, 2012  
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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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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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Infinite Abundance: What’s Love Got To Do With It?
What comes into your mind when you think of “infinite abundance”? Maybe it’s a pile of cash or a table creaking under the weight of food. Perhaps it’s a gloriously free weekend with no responsibilities. Abundance means different things to everyone. It’s sometimes considered a selfish thing to want in…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 25, 2012  
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