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…
3 Barriers to Effective Communication
Many people would define effective communication as “getting your message across in a clear, unambiguous manner”;…
Teaching Seniors to Play the Piano
After playing the piano for over 60 years, I thought I would try my hand at teaching my fellow seniors to play the…
Cultivate Your Mind Like A Garden
Our minds are much like a garden. I didn't think of this but read it in a book called “As a Man Thinketh” by James…
The Biggest Risk In Life Is Not Taking Any
If you were asked to define what was meant by taking a risk, I wonder what you’d say. Perhaps taking risks in business…
Lying - A Poison for Mind, Body And Spirit!
Hindrance on personal growth... One of the biggest hindrance on personal growth is lying because when you lie you are…
Personal Growth Articles (387)
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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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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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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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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Think Freely, Critically
Man is a convergence of different beliefs, ideas, illusions, perspectives of the world. A jumble of unresolved conflicts, buried hopes and fears, unconscious drives, feelings and emotions. Understanding each of these leads to freedom from them one by one. Be a free thinker and a critical thinker. This seems a…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 21, 2014  
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The Difficulty Of A Mid - life Crisis
Everybody goes through a mid-life crisis… everyone. Regardless of whether you’re male or female, the haunting specter of inadequacy and wanting to recapture the glory of your lost youth rears its ugly head in your 40s. Being male, I can only speak with any certainty about how it affects members…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 04, 2015  
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Values, Beliefs And the Unconscious Mind
Unconscious mind or universal energy. There are other ways to express the universal greatness we can sense around us that could be listed as well. Many people go through life on a day to day basis without really thinking about the deeper workings of the mind. They take for granted…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 18, 2012  
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How to Overcome Fear Of Failure - The Procrastination Link
You are a habitual procrastinator. You procrastinate on many occasions especially on important tasks. Often you know the bad consequences of putting off an important task. Not that you have not tried to do it, you have - a few times - but every time there’s always something else to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 07, 2013  
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A Problem Shared Is A Problem Halved - Or Is It?
It’s something I remember my mother saying to me a lot when I was growing up that “ a problem shared is a problem halved”.  I have to say that as a child I never quite got it, because if I did talk about a problem I had it was…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Sep 29, 2011  
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Make the Decision to Improve Your Life
Improving your life is completely within your grasp! Understand and accept, our belief systems dictate EVERYTHING. This is inevitable, and inescapable. Whether we think we have come to our own conclusions or we’ve been conditioned to believe a certain way, our belief systems continue to be our realities only because…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 30, 2012  
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Why You Are Losing Your New Year’s Resolution Battle
January 14, 2016: On January 1st millions of people made a pledge to themselves and others in the form of a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, stop smoking, get organized or a list of other things. So what has happened? It is the middle of January about half of…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 21, 2016  
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Right Or Wrong - Who's Side Are You On?
We have all been taught right from wrong, well hopefully. We all should understand how to be a decent respectful person. When you have to choose someones side in an issue it should be based on what has happen not who they are, it should be based on what you…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 12, 2012  
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Becoming A Better Person Challenge, Are You Up 4 It?!
What is one thing in the world that you know that if you put your mind to it you will achieve it?roadrunner-clipart Possible Answers Is it to become a better you? Is it to be a millionaire? You want to rhyme better, maybe even dance better..how about that? You know…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 22, 2013  
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Some Reflections on Heritage
As a writer, someone with ancestral roots in the Baltic region of Europe, and a member of one of the older Christian churches, I have an interest in heritage of all kinds. The term heritage has different meanings to different people. Most commonly, we understand the meaning of the word…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 04, 2012  
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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 kind of lifestyle daily with a vision of achieving something in particular and within a specific time frame. The vision is the driving force and you have to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 20, 2013  
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Changes In Rap Music And How It Inspires Young People
The main purpose of this article is talk about the changing in rap music and how it can be used to inspire young people. Inspirational is most likely not the first thing most of us think about when we are engaged in conversation about rap music but I believe this…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jul 05, 2013  
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What to Do When You Have A Dream And No Idea How it Could Materialize
Everyone has a dream. Most people don’t pay mach attention to it considering there are no chances their dream could ever come true. If you ask them what they wish, they will tell you which their dream is adding immediately that it would be nice to reach it someday, but…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 15, 2011  
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