The Mentoring Perspective
January is “Mentoring Month” and tomorrow, January 9th, is “I Am A Mentor” Day. So I wanted to share some insight…
Disassembled Relationships
I want to accept the past and live my life so that each moment becomes an opportunity to become closer to the person…
Humble to Learn
We have this thing called knowledge. We can expand it or we can choose to have its limits. It’s true that we can…
Automobile University
This morning I was working on my coaching program and listening to Zig Ziglar. He kept talking about the automobile…
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…
Life Is, Living And Learning From Our Experiences
Life is the period of time from birth to death for a species and in humans this, on an average, lasts seventy years.…
Personal Growth Articles (387)
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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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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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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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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5 Fashion Blogs That Indian Men Need To Keep An Eye On
Fashion and majority of the Indian men have always been at loggerheads. The primary reason perhaps is because most of the young population comes under the middle class and fashion for them is scary prospect; a prospect which burns a hole in the pocket. But, this is far from the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 18, 2015  
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The Dangers Of Self Delusion
I have a friend who’s nearly 60. She’s very attractive, clever, spikey and great company. She really only has one irritating habit. She likes to say that she looks 41. She doesn’t just say it – she actually believes it. Now although she looks younger than she is and she…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 12, 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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Living on the Life’s Surface
Human brain scientists say that our mind is split in two parts: one conscious mind which is the rational part and another subconscious mind which we are not aware of. Our brain is like an iceberg: 10% rational mind which we perceive and 90% subconscious mind which is hidden dip…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   May 22, 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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God, Chi And Energy Integration
Finding God is exactly the same thing as feeling and increasing chi in the body. When your body assimilates more energy from the universe you automatically will be healthier and feel better. Being able to take in, increase and transform energies from the cosmos, the planets (especially the sun) and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Feb 13, 2016  
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What Volunteering Will Do For You!
Volunteer for selfish reasons? It seems like quite a contradiction. Of course the ultimate goal in volunteering is to help the cause or individuals you're volunteering for. It is very much a noble cause to reach out and help our neighbors with no intent on receiving back. But does that…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 19, 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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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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Bad Decisions Do Not Define Who You Are
At some point in your life you may have made a bad decision, or mistake. It may have been minor, or severe, but either way it was a bad decision and you cannot change what happen. All you can do is try your best not to do it again. Hopefully…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 12, 2012  
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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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Success Is A Choice, Not A Destiny, Make It Your Choice!
You may not realize it, but you possess all that you need to become successfull. There are several steps that you must take on your journey to success. First and foremost, you must ensure that you are in control of your life and your life isn’t in control of you.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 01, 2012  
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Setting Boundaries
Have you ever had a moment when someone asks you to do something and you wanted to say ‘No’, but felt obliged and said ‘Yes’? It then bothers you for the rest of the day and you begrudgingly do the task. Have you ever had someone make an underhanded remark…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 22, 2015  
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Gratitude as a resource Gratitude is an oft overlooked resource that has been used by the wisest…
It is really interesting to know what the reason behind telling lies is. Children to Adults of any…
It’s funny… and I don’t mean funny as in “ha-ha funny” but more as in “sad but true funny”……
It saddens me when I see someone who is unable to deal with the problems of every day life. On the…
Peace of mind is one of the best gifts that you can give to yourself and to those you love. It is…
No one will ever achieve the surrender or non reactive state by listening to any enlightened person…

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