Making Friends Part 1: Overcoming Shyness
The Root of Shyness: Feeling Like You Don't Belong I was a very shy kid. I can remember walking through the halls of…
Learn Creative Writing Online Free
Wow, I didn’t know that I could learn creative writing online free! I just signed up for a free class online. I will…
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…
Money And the Law Of Attraction - 3 Tips for
In this article, we will be discussing money and the law of attraction. We will discuss some great tips to help to…
Enjoying Life Today
Experiencing joy and happiness is very possible and achievable. It isn't just possible in fairy tales! Sometimes we…
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Personal Growth Articles (387)
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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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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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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Keyword Tool for Analysis
Many people tend to focus on putting up a website to earn income from the internet. They seem to think that as long as they have a website they are going to make big bucks. And when they do not earn a dime they become disillusioned. Some people are lucky…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 06, 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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What Prevents People to Succeed In Life And How Can We Release It?
Nothing does stop us to achieve success in life but our mentality. But what is mentality? It is simply the way we are interpreting reality we are living in. The reality is as it is; there are simple facts, situations, statistics. We are those who give these facts significance. A…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 06, 2011  
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How can I stay focused
STEPS TO HELP YOU STAY FOCUSED This is a topic that's on everyone's mind, whether in business or their personal life. How can I stay focused? How can I take care of the numerous demands on my intellect, spirit, mind, energy and by the way, physical body? Most of all,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 30, 2014  
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Overcoming Fear to Living A Full Satisfying Life
It's so common to not attempt something when you are feeling fear. Most of the times though, fear is an irrational emotion because you worry about what may happen from your attempt but is unlikely to occur anyway. Fear can be easily overcome unless you've had a traumatic experience before.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 27, 2012  
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Creating Safe Places In My Life
This article is all about each person creating safe places in his or her life. It's an important thing to think about and more importantly, it is do-able. There is no joy in continually finding yourself in places that feel unsafe to you or around people who make you feel…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 07, 2013  
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Selling Yourself
Have you ever learnt to sell yourself? Or does the thought of it cause you to cringe? There are no two ways about it – everyone needs to learn to market themselves in order to get on successfully in life. You doubt it? Then the chances are you are not…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 03, 2011  
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Improve Your Attitude With Positive Thinking
It is an accepted fact that positive thinking leads to success, whereas the opposite is almost a guarantee of failure. There is also much evidence that positive thinking contributes to good health, a boosted immune system and can even make the difference in surviving or expiring when a serious illness…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 20, 2012  
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Learning is for Life
There is always something else to do, see or experience. In life the lesson is: never stop learning. I think when you make up your mind that you will never know all there is to know, then it is truly possible to starting living extraordinarily. Curiosity killed no one A…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 25, 2012  
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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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How Can You Find Yourself on the Way Of Misconceptions
Many of us wonder what would be the way of self improvement. We all, without exceptions, have the improved "picture" of ourselves in our mind. Somehow it seems that is out of our reach to become that person. Even though we follow some advice in a book we recently read…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 22, 2013  
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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 made a movie about it! God forbid, we put forth a little effort, think outside the box, take risks and push the envelope!…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 23, 2012  
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Your Unconscious Mind Is It Important?
How well do you know yourself? Really know yourself? Better than anyone else, right? In fact, there’s probably nothing you don’t know about yourself… or so you think consciously. So here’s my question. How well do you know your unconscious mind? I purposely call it that because there’s nothing ‘sub’…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 11, 2012  
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How to Develop Self Awareness – Shaping Your Reality
The common saying is that we are all products of our environment. Well, I would like to challenge that theory. I believe that every person has the mental capacity to make their environment a product of them. When this happens, I call it shaping your reality. So just what do…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 03, 2013  
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