Enjoying Life Today
Experiencing joy and happiness is very possible and achievable. It isn't just possible in fairy tales! Sometimes we…
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.…
3 Barriers to Effective Communication
Many people would define effective communication as “getting your message across in a clear, unambiguous manner”;…
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…
Reflections - Changing Careers After 40
As I sit here and debate with myself about my future, I wonder how things changed to become as they are now. I’ve…
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…
Personal Growth Articles (387)
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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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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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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Colonel Sanders: A Man Who Knew the Meaning Of Not Giving Up
Have any of you ever heard of Colonel Harland Sanders? I’m sure some of you have, but for those of you who haven’t, he was the man who created Kentucky Fried Chicken, a fast food restaurant (now referred to as KFC), that exist all the United States and throughout the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Sep 08, 2012  
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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 actually losing your touch with your own higher self. When you are lying you are deceiving yourself not others!! because people mostly lie when they are uncomfortable with some voice…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Nov 06, 2013  
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How To Overcome Limiting Beliefs Part 1
Creating what we desire is not meant to be hard. We all have experienced times when we thought of something and suddenly it came true, right? Remember when you said you loved that car and started to see it everywhere. Myself I remember when my wife and I wanted a…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 14, 2015  
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Your Unconscious Mind - The Language Of The Body
Our body is the storehouse of our memories and emotions. Our unconscious mind holds the key. It can open the door to present information to our conscious mind for interest, resolution or remembrance. It can close the door and archive the emotions and memories away for future reference. Unresolved experiences…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Mar 25, 2012  
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Confidence, Confidence, Confidence!
“Amen!” So ended my Lovely Wife’s first sermon. Our Pastor was on vacation and she took on the challenge to lead our Worship Service. The question was, could she pull it off? Would she crack under the pressure? Should she really stretch out this Far? It all came down to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 12, 2013  
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Online Education
Ok everyone, first thank you for reading my article. I am new at this but, I think what I have uncovered is important and I wanted to share it with you. Online education has made a positive impact on my friends, family, and my educational goals and opportunities. It has…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Oct 20, 2011  
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What's Preventing You From Becoming A Better Version Of Yourself?
Ask yourself, what is preventing you from becoming a better version of yourself? Bad habits? Poor attitude? Negative mindset? Excuses? Mental block? Stress? Debt? Bad decisions? Pride? Lust? Addiction? Insecurities? Ignorance? What is in your way from living a FULL, MEANINGFUL life of love and passion, contribution and growth, and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 22, 2014  
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Ken Wilber & Integral Philsophy
Ken Wilber & His Philosophy by Miriam Pia Ken Wilber is one of the dominant and ‘game changing’ American philosophers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. His work broke with the status quo of academic philosophies of both the West and the East. Because of that, his work,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 04, 2016  
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A Quest To Understand My Truth
It has occurred to me that there are some subjects that are difficult to write about. I’m interested in energy and the unconscious mind. I respect their power and am on a quest to believe, trust and understand. How can one explain something so elusive though? My truth will be…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Apr 19, 2012  
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Courage to Embrace Change
Eckhart Tolle has said that although some changes look negative on the surface, perhaps space is being created in a person's life so that something new and exciting can emerge. His words somewhat take the sting out of the process of change. It is not unusual for a person to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 16, 2013  
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Be Happy Even For No Good Reason
What if you were happy for no good reason? What if you decided you would live your life feeling good, no matter what? Happiness is an attitude, not a circumstance. That means happiness comes from your attitude within, not from external events. If you limit your happiness to rare events…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 13, 2014  
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Internet Marketing Tips For Newbies
To learn how to make money is no easy task. Especially for many newbies who are starting out in the world of internet marketing. Many challenges are faced by beginners as they start out internet marketing. Unfortunately, many fail online because of certain factors and reasons. Getting from level 0…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 02, 2014  
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The Mother Ship Awaits Us
When it comes to extraterrestrial beings our attitude varies. We either have the attitude of, "Don't know don't care, too scary to think about, take us with you". Just like how we audit ourselves and others we MUST be that way when we audit other beings from different planets. Just…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Aug 23, 2013  
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Seeking for Promotion? 4 Mistakes That Maybe Ruining Your Chances
Years have gone by now, and you’ve been exceptionally diligent. Ever since you realized the possibility, promotion has been your goal, and you’ve been gunning for it with everything you’ve got. But, wait. Before you keep charging blindly ahead, make sure your grand plans aren’t derailed by any of these…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jan 14, 2015  
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Amy Winehouse…Wow, she was talented and yet she also seemed to be tortured. A lot of us would have…

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