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…
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…
Why Would A Loving Mother Commit Suicide? What
My daughter came home from school and as usual rang me to tell her about her day. ‘Someone’s mother died on the…
Enjoying Life Today
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What is the Meaning Of Life?
It's a question that has been asked by many throughout all of recorded human history, "What is the meaning of life?"…
Life Is, Living And Learning From Our Experiences
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Personal Growth Articles (387)
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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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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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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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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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 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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Children’s Play Centres Are Setting Our Children Up For A Fall
My child was invited to a party at a popular children’s play centre last weekend. You know the type of place, a large factory unit filled with slides, climbing frames, ball parks, video games and toys for toddlers. The music blared and the place was almost filled to capacity. There…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 28, 2012  
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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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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 when we wake up, we have choices what we are going to wear that day, what we are going to eat, how we are going to treat others, what…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 15, 2011  
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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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Don't Hang Onto Your Ego - The Benefits Of Letting Go
What is your ego? Your ego is your sense of self. It's all of your accumulated habits and experiences packaged together as a 'personality.' In Western culture, we generally think the ego is a good thing. How can you function without it? You take 'me' with you everywhere you go.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 23, 2012  
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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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I Am?
So they say there comes a time in all our lives when we ask that ever important and life changing question...Who am I?. In the science of psychology this period is called an "Identity Crisis", and according to the dictionary it is "a period or episode of psychological distress, often…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 01, 2015  
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Subliminal Mixing With Mindzoom
To maintain mental health we’re advised to meditate and to take time out. It can sometimes be a struggle to find the time to do this. Time, however, is the one basic commodity that we all have the same amount of. And yet some people seem to find ways of…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 27, 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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How to Look for A Job
Most all jobs are found by associations, not by employment agencies. So if you want to look for a job then broadcast that you are out of work and need employment. That means that you contact friends, associates and acquaintances and ask if they know of any jobs open where…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 15, 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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How To Overcome Limiting Beliefs Part 5
It Takes Time Depending on how ingrained your limiting beliefs are, it could take more or less time to completely replace them. Remember that those beliefs have more likely been with you for years and that you have been supporting, therefore reinforcing them with all the circumstances you created. What…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 22, 2015  
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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 you are, or how much wealth you have, or where you live, times of stress will assail you. So it is important that every person find ways to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 14, 2013  
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The Art And Perfection Of Procrastination
What a great project to have its seat to finally get married and have kids. However it is unemployment and home, from home mom and dad, the great luxury! What's keeping you from YOUR track? As you see I'm trying to evoke procrastination: setting "default" to perfection. What justifies its…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 17, 2015  
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