Think about the last book you read about someone who inspired you. Perhaps it profiled the person in adverse situations and described their conditions and suffering. It probably explained how the person managed to escape those conditions. The experiences that helped them to succeed can sometimes serve as a model for your success. The story […]
TAKE THE ANXIETY QUIZ Tick the points that apply to you: You feel: Anxious, nervous, tense, and can’t relax a lot of the time Something bad is going to happen Your heart racing and pounding and you think you’re having a heart attack Tight in the chest and short of breath Faint, detached, unreal and […]
One of the most important personal development skills in life is being able to choose our friends and lovers wisely. Not having this skill often means a decreased chance of choosing a good friend or partner, and ultimately having a happy and stable life. The idea of “romantic love” takes many down a deceptive path, […]
Here’s the deal, we all know that exercise should be a regular part of our daily lives. This practice alone provides an enormous amount of benefits to virtually every facet of not only our bodies, but also our quality of life in general. Hopefully we can all agree that this is a fact. Another fact […]
Let’s define each first. Self-esteem is how you judge your worth and value. Self-esteem is now a household word whereas a few years ago no one had ever heard of the concept. A high self-esteem is supposed to help us feel good about ourselves. We judge ourselves very positively and approve of ourselves. We think […]
A definition of personal power is your ability to refocus to change your life’s direction. But there’s a bit more to it than just that. For example, you could exercise your personal power to control your reaction to a sarcastic or hurtful comment. You could also use your personal power to quit smoking, or begin […]
Many of us have from time to time found ourselves doing, saying, or thinking things that we would prefer not to. But how to change this? We try to change, but often we are driven to do these things either unconsciously or out of pure habit. Only when we reach a stage of pure conscious […]
Surely one strategy for a better life would be to be a better parent? But strangely this concept is not on the radar of many. Parenting just happens. But a new concept for parenting, a new perspective, would be to view yourself as a teacher.