Strategies for Tackling Big Fears And Little
I’m fascinated by the different fears that people have and the way in which they try to control, confront, manage…
Three Steps to Replacing A Bad Habit With A Good
Are you trying to break a bad habit? One like smoking, procrastinating or eating potato chips in bed? The best way…
Foremothers Is Not A Word
Consider the words to a Women's Freedom Song from South Africa: "Now that you have touched the women you have struck…
We All Have Choices
Frankly, I get very tired and irritated when I hear, “I didn’t have a choice”. We all have choices. Every day…
Horrible Bosses
Why do we keep doing it? Why do we keep clocking in and out, day in and day out for horrible bosses? It is so bad they…
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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…
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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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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Gold In the Trash
I, and only me, could assert from my comfortability: yes, he has a hellish sort of life. A mother who's a real grief of the human condition. Helpless and perhaps selfish because of the urgency demanded to her body by the abyss of alcohol. Distorted her face, almost without a…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 07, 2014  
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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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5 Steps To A Better You
You can make huge strides to a better physical and mental well being by following through on some small resolutions. And if you know that you want to improve on say your health and lifestyle, you most definitely can be on your way if you follow these 7 steps to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 27, 2013  
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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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Senior Corps Volunteering
I recently wrote an article on volunteering. In researching the subject I came across the Senior Corps. I did not recall ever hearing about the Senior Corps and wondered how something can be around for such a long time and I knew nothing about it. The Senior Corps is comprised…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 14, 2012  
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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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The Fight To Do What's Right ( The Flesh Vs The Spirit ) Rounds 2 And 3
(ding...ding...) ROUND TWO! Commentator 2: Contrary to what many people believe Bill about what The Spirit can do for them, every person I've talked to about letting him into their lives said it is the best thing they ever done for themselves. Commentator 1: Solid left jab from The Flesh…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 10, 2014  
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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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Patio, Lawn And Garden Home
Many people dream of living in a home with a patio, lawn and garden. However, it is not easy because where because of the hefty taxes that you would have to play. Yet it is precisely for this reason that owners of such landed property are envied. So if you…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 07, 2013  
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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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What Are You Most Looking Forward to Doing This Summer?
You, like many people, are very likely looking forward to summer vacation. You will get to go home, take a break from school, and think about something other than school work. What are your plans this summer? You might be planning on shopping at the mall with your best friend.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 06, 2013  
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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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The Importance Of Conscious Living
Are you moving through life like you're in a dream? Do you feel like you're drifting along on a road to nowhere? When you're caught up in the daily hassles and struggles, it's easy to miss the big picture entirely. Conscious living puts your life in focus. It increases your…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 25, 2012  
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