Your I Can is More Important Than Your Iq
The Robin Sharma quote, “Your I can is more important than your IQ” is best illustrated by this simple fact: Aerodynamically…
Looking to the Mountains
Life brings all manner of stress to any person at any time. It is one of life's certainties that regardless of who…
Life Lessons From Courtney
I am the mother of a 17-year-old Cocker Spaniel named Courtney. She has been a dear part of our family and I have learned…
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…
Knowing The Right Time To Follow Your Dream
Are you one of those people who likes to set New Years resolutions? Plenty of us do. Two of the most common resolutions…
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…
Personal Growth Articles (387)
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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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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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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Why We Need Peace Of Mind
Peace of mind, when attained, is one of the most enjoyable states that you can experience. When your brain is in turmoil and thoughts are smashing around in your head, you could just about lose your mind. Getting peace also means that you regain control and a sense of order…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 02, 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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Dealing With the Unrealistic Expectations Of Others
Have there been times in your life when you’ve found yourself dealing with the unrealistic expectations of others? Well if you have – spare a thought for some of the men and women currently competing in the London Olympics. With the 2012 Olympics now in full swing the main talking…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 31, 2012  
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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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You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks!
Hi everyone! Remember me? I have not written a Street Articles in a very long time and I just thought it was time to put one out here. I hope everyone has been in good health and are having a productive 2015 so far. I am teaching an old dog…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 23, 2015  
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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 and butterflies, but more specifically, it’s referring to our lives that can sometimes make us feel like we are stuck in a cocoon. I have found myself in many…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Sep 03, 2013  
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How Do You Get Through Bad Times And Come Out Stronger?
We all go through periods in our life when the going gets really tough and where there seems to be no light at the end of the tunnel. Our problems could be financial, with our relationships, with our jobs, with our health …. There is no limit to what can…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 28, 2012  
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A Funny Moment on A Saturday In March
After fixing my coffee one chilly Saturday morning in March, I sat down in front of my laptop. First, I checked my email. I was eager to see if I had any new Twitter followers or if I had emails requiring my attention. Finding nothing of interest, I then logged…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 06, 2014  
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Focus on Strengths
Today, I came across this quote in Twitter.It’s your successes that define your right path. Listen to them and they’ll tell you what you’re good at.It was placed there by someone called lizstrauss – Not sure if it is her quote or not. Whichever way, it got me to thinking…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 09, 2011  
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Careerathletes®, Come Home!
Why do so many fail in career and life? Why are only the very few successful? Why do scores of millions allow the cancer of failure to chain them to unhappiness, fear and want from which only death promises release? Athletic Success Consider the fabulously wealthy sports stars the world…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 06, 2015  
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What Are Your Dreams And Goals
Your time is valuable, even more valuable than money, so I thank you for taking the time to read my article and commenting below. Dreams and Goals, what’s the difference? I am sitting here reflecting on my dreams and goals and wondering how many people know and understand what these…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 26, 2014  
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Who Are You Fooling?
If you have read some of my other articles, you may know that one of my favourite television programmes is The Biggest Loser where individuals or couples or families (depending on the season) go through the most gruelling training and compete against each other to see who can lose the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 02, 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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Numerology: Know Yourself Through Numbers
Numerology is a system that relates numbers with physical objects. Today, numerology is associated with paranormals and is utilized in predicting the future. Many are offering numerology readings and asking for payments however only few are really letting you see how they perform the reading based on the information you…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 30, 2011  
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