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In order to be as effective as possible with your confident statements, you need to learn how to hold your body and use your voice. If you’re saying confident words, but your body or voice show that you’re unsure of yourself, people will believe your nonverbal communication instead of your ... Views: 578
Being assertive with friends can be touchy. They may be used to you doing everything they ask at the drop of a hat. You agree to any request they make, change your schedule around to be with them, and even neglect some of the things you want to do for yourself. When you start to be assertive, ... Views: 600
Passive people with low self-confidence frequently use language that takes their power away. These de-emphasizers weaken their own statements so they won’t provoke opposition, criticism or disagreement from others. They make passive people feel safe, so in case they are opposed by other ... Views: 562
Disagreements occur in all loving relationships. If you do not resolve these differences, the love between you and your partner will gradually erode. Trivial incidents will trigger these negative feelings again, and your feelings will be right at the edge. The different personality types deal ... Views: 676
Speaking up in meetings is crucial if you want to be promoted at work. People will see you as being smart, energetic, and sharp. Your inner confidence will help you express yourself, and the respect others will have for you will add to your confidence even further.
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One of the most difficult things for most people to do is to confront another person, requesting that they change their behavior. Arguments, yelling, and put-downs may ensue.
As you become assertive, you will become a master in using “I” statements in order to get your point across. You ... Views: 754
If you’ve ever wondered how to get good grades, maybe something like this has gone through your mind…
I’m not good at languages.
History isn’t my thing.
I’m not a math person.
I often hear comments like this from my clients when they’re explaining a low test score or struggling with a ... Views: 253
You have not received a raise for a long time, and you feel you are entitled to a raise because you helped raise the productivity level and profits of your company. Your second child has just been born, and you need the money for additional expenses.
Here are some suggestions for asking ... Views: 656
This type of person has an attitude of ‘Us, The Poorly Paid Workers vs. ‘You, The Rich Fat Cat Management’. When you ask him (or her) to implement a strategy, he assesses it against his benchmark of whether it benefits the workers. He may challenge you directly on this point or may quietly ... Views: 258
In his book, "When Anxiety Attacks", Dr. David Burns suggests that there are three main causes for anxiety:
1) Negative Thoughts
Niceness? Yes, niceness. Just think about what happens when, because of niceness, you say "yes" to something every part of ... Views: 338
Sometimes this subject arises in my private practice, among spiritually-based business owners working to develop compassionate detachment:
“Energy vampire” is a term used to describe manipulative or needy individuals who are said to steal the energy of others by tiring them out, ... Views: 186
In conversations with clients – I hear some of the most amazing one liners that help my personal growth. Today’s blog is a reflection on one such sentence.
“Me: What has stood out for you in the past three weeks?
Client: I now distinguish between reasons and excuses – that helps me in ... Views: 204
An oncoming epidemic
Obesity is not a global epidemic and has every government worried about its effects. The World Health organization has already issued warnings that the medical system of most countries would be overburdened pretty soon. The crumbling medical infrastructure and rising ... Views: 371
The US is currently facing an epidemic related to weight. Its obesity rates are among the highest in the world with almost one-thirds of all adults in the country are obese and more than two thirds of adults being overweight.This has led to an annual cost of 137 million ... Views: 223
Are you moving to a bigger place? Or have just moved in to a new place and are looking of furniture on hire? You don’t have to look far. Mississauga home staging Rental Company is around to help in that regard. They have been around for many years now and are well versed in the art of decorating ... Views: 264
Having a fire sprinkler at work or at home can be a lifeline and is not a thing you should ignore. These systems are dependably on-stand by and been proved to be helpful with regards to saving properties and lives in the cause of a fire breakout. You will need a fire sprinkler inspection to ... Views: 242
Whether you're hoping to change the style of a gown you already have, just nip and tuck until it splendidly fits you, or letting out a gown to fit for your kind of body, be it wedding gown alterations in Los Angeles, bridal gown alterations in Los Angeles or Hollywood bridal gown alterations ... Views: 238
To-day iPhone has so many games to offer you that you can select the ones you like for your use. Some of the games are free while for others you need to pay a little at the App Store. So to have a collection of the best games on offer go through the games, pick those you would enjoy playing and ... Views: 302
Role of photographer
A photographer plays an important role in any event. The event or occasion is always for a small amount of time but it is important to capture the moments in form of photographs which can be done by a good candid photographer. There are number of photographers in the ... Views: 262
Is your mojo missing? Feeling powerless? Maybe you just want to be a better version of yourself! Here are 10 ways that you can take your power back and increase your happiness.
1. Focus on what you want to happen: Positive thinking is at the forefront of every great success story. ... Views: 301
Work is essential. We need to work to earn our living. It is necessary to work and it involves traveling as well. Many workers travel from one place to another for the purpose of their work. The security of the workers is of utmost importance while they are at work. The life of the lone worker ... Views: 171
Having a beautiful and classy garden is indeed a blessing. If you have it, you are a lucky person. Everyone who has a beautiful garden will enjoy spending some time there. It is also very relaxing. Your neighbors will also like your garden and maybecome a bit jealous as well. If you have a ... Views: 337
Henry David Thoreau said, “The masses of men (and women) live lives of quiet desperation.”
That equates to the fact that most people lack the courage or incentive to get involved with the great events of life within their communities, states or nations.
When you attended high school or ... Views: 265
“A person who could muster the courage to remove from his daily life the products that he basically doesn’t need would automatically delete the negative thoughts and the toxic people in his life.” ~ Anuj Somany
What makes a person toxic, poisonous, or harmful to you in your life? I think the ... Views: 307
Aloha! (Which means, “breath of life.”)
Just what is a “toxic friendship?” Surely you wouldn’t be friends with someone who made you drink poison. True? However, that IS what’s happening, energetically. When you are involved in a dynamic with another person and you feel drained, disrespected, ... Views: 351
What is it about some people that makes them seem ‘charismatic’ to you? In other words, what makes them stand out?
Charisma seems a bit of an enigma. It’s a concept we struggle to define. But why?
1. We tend not to think about what we mean by charisma. We may think someone has charisma but ... Views: 374
For all watch lovers, where to find the right kind?
When it comes to women fashion, watches are a very important element. Women all around the world simply love to wear fashionable and chic watches. They don’t mind spending a fortune on them and are very meticulous when selecting their watch ... Views: 388
My wedding is due in coming month and I had plans to decorate my apartment the exact way my girlfriend wanted. She is an amazing artist with exceptional aesthetics and I find it a daunting task to fix things properly. You might say that if she is amazing why don’t I let her to decorate home? The ... Views: 354
I am very particulars about my home and its decoration. I do not spare a single moment thinking how I can further bring improvements to my residential place. My dining room is my favorite place since it is located in that area of house which is having exotic outside scenery and one can enjoy the ... Views: 314
Limo is very much famous for its quality and class. The luxury and the absolute beauty of limo is second to none. It is one of the top priorities of people when it comes to car hiring. There are so many reasons why limo is the best choice and there are so many advantages of it as well. If you ... Views: 324
Departure from Toronto.
Tour busses leave from almost any location, within the downtown area of Toronto, at around 9.15am, and are scheduled to return at 6.00pm. The trip takes about 1½ hours to reach your destination.
This tour is operated on a daily basis 7 days a week ... Views: 406
Getting a gift for a woman can often be quite the challenge- but put in the right efforts, and it will one of the best things that you will ever buy. Knowing the woman you are gifting it to is just one aspect of finding the perfect watch- there are many designer watches for women in the market, ... Views: 399
Landscape architecture is one of the most important aspects if you have an outer area. It is very much necessary to make the outer areas of your house extremely beautiful and eye catching. There are so many things that are involved in the overall process and you will definitely need help of the ... Views: 406
Many of you do not know about the latest advancements and technologies that have occurred in providing a barrier to your windows and doors against bugs, insects, intense UV rays, scorching heat and intrusion. One of the solutions to above mentioned issues is security screens.
Crimsafe ... Views: 434
I get it…
Things have happened…
PEOPLE have happened and they have caused you to doubt yourself but honey…
They are not the creator of your life… YOU ARE!
Events do not get to define you… YOU DO!
And whatever it is that you have been through gives you the exact strength that you ... Views: 415
Aloha! Right Now: Your self care tip for today: "No. It's a complete sentence. Learn to say it." Further, from, "The B-Natural Food for the Soul Self-Care & Maintenance Guide:"
"Say NO without guilt or explanation. Ultimately, YOU are the only person responsible for YOU and your spiritual ... Views: 437
This article will give you an alternative perspective in how to deal with a traumatic challenge you cannot control. The basic point is when you don’t have the ability to avoid the challenge, you do have the ability to control how you deal with it. The simple fact of how you approach it ... Views: 488
Yes, like many before you, you want something big…
You want to win at life…
You want to create a life and a business that makes you feel great!
You want to wake up feeling awesome and full of purpose and the joy of living a life you are designed to live…
And you want to make lots of ... Views: 465
It is a new year! And as usual, I find myself determined to create more, to be even more wealthy and to have even more of the things I desire. I am obsessed with living to my full potential and that includes making as much money as possible, firstly for my own comfort and that of my immediate ... Views: 471
You may or may not realise this but you have been conditioned to think poor…
To think lack…
To think that it is bad to be rich…
And so, of course, it is a struggle to create abundant wealth.
You ask me about how to grow your business…
You ask me about how to get more clients, ... Views: 435
Once upon a time, I allowed myself to remain poor by holding on tightly to the little money I had and refusing to let it out of my sight because it felt so hard to come by.
I was living in poverty and I did not even know it.
ON the face of things I was successful, I had the career, the ... Views: 430
When Did You Stop Singing? It is time to open your mouth and be heard.
There are three types of people singing at church. There are those that open the hymnal and move their lips, but no noise comes out of their mouth. There are those that sing beautifully and those that can’t carry a tune but ... Views: 573
Most of us know someone who accuses us of wrong-doing whenever we ask that they do what they should have done. For example, you may have a colleague who should have finished some work by a certain deadline, and your part of the work depends on their finished work. And when you ask for their ... Views: 623
You ask me how walking my dog led me around the world? I'll tell you and it's no tall tale. I was walking my dog in my neighborhood as I do every other day. I smile as I pass my neighbors while my dog greets the other dogs. My neighborhood is one of those special places where people do stop to ... Views: 636
Learning to say no doesn't make you out to be a mean person or terrible, it just means learning to know your limits and how to pace yourself, so you can be a NICE PERSON!!!
No matter how wonderful you are sometimes other people will try to take advantage of your good nature.
They will ... Views: 559
One of the most important things to remember when making some big life decisions is that life is not as short as we think. People often use this catch phrase when they want to do something unadvisedly like buying a luxurious thing they currently are not able to afford. In this article we’re ... Views: 622
I hope you're doing well. I truly do. This means you have taken some deliberate steps, clear or not so clear action, that has led you to doing well today. You'll know, if you've read some of my other articles, that I'm a firm believer in paying close attention to your thoughts. Thoughts can ... Views: 669