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While one may have only heard the term 'self-made' recently, that doesn't mean it is something that has been created within the past few years. It is a term that has been around for many, many years and the word 'man' is often added at the end.
In today's world, it not just something a man ... Views: 2
Although feeling anxious from time to time is a normal part of life, if this is something one suffers from on a regular basis it is likely to mean that something isn’t right. Now, this is not to say that one has to be in a constant state of anxiety for there to be problem; as it could also be ... Views: 18
When someone feels safe in their own body it is going to make their life a lot easier. But while this is the ideal, this is not something that everyone on this planet can relate to.
If one doesn’t feel safe in their own body it will be normal for them to be walked over and/or for them to ... Views: 27
If one was to think about a quality that is generally seen in a negative light, the word ‘stubborn may come to mind. This could be a word that one uses on a regular basis and/or it could be something they are used to hearing from other people.
There is also the chance that this is not only a ... Views: 38
This blog is part 2 of "The Mother Connection" blogpiece, and is a part of Susanna’s book.
It’s impossible today for any of us to not be triggered around our own “enough-ness,” given how much our culture uses this very concept to demonstrate and than sell to us what we need to feel ... Views: 32
I am thinking abut the meaning of “Success” today perhaps because I am turning 52 in March and pondering how I want to spend my energy in the next final third of my life. “Being Successful” I will not lie has mattered to me too much at times. I have spun my own wheels in the muddy morass of my ... Views: 35
While there are likely to be parts of someone’s life that are going to plan, there may be other parts that are not. When something is going the way one wants it to go, it is not going to have the same effect on their life.
As it is going well, one might not even think about and it could be ... Views: 38
Did you know that the term “fear porn” is on the rise?
Used to describe a concept by mainstream media, it is the constant bombardment of negative images and words that affect our daily lives and thoughts.
The Centre for Research on Globalization openly states that the “mainstream media is ... Views: 39
Did you know that high self-esteem has been found to be the number one ingredient for experiencing success in all areas of your life? Success (however you choose to define it) all comes down to how you feel about yourself. Sounds pretty simple, doesn't it? Often, we think that children just ... Views: 46
If one was to watch athletics on TV or at a stadium, they would soon see that not everyone is on the same level. Within each race, there will be some athletes who are at the front and there will be others who nowhere near the front.
In this instance, it is clear that some of the athletes are ... Views: 58
If someone was well-known in the past, it may have been because they had achieved something significant or it may have been the result of a crime they had committed. In today’s world, this has all changed and one no longer needs to have done either.
This was something Andy Warhol alluded to ... Views: 80
We all want to have a good life. For many, it’s about having a great career, a house of their own, a nice car and everything they need. But for some, life is good when they get to do what they love and just being with the people who matter in their life. Regardless of how we think living a good ... Views: 61
When someone experiences something, there is likely to be what is going on in their mind and what is occurring in their body. And if one is unable to experience both sides, it might make it harder for them embrace what is taking place and it may cause them to come across as being out of ... Views: 86
I recently participated in a chili cook-off. chili food
There were four teams. Each team was given the same ingredients, the same utensils and access to the same serving dishes. We all heard the directions at the same time.
The clock started, we had 45 minutes to create our chili and ... Views: 52
When someone is addicted to something, they can feel the need to go the other extreme and to cut it out all together. And while this can seem like the right idea, it might not have the desired effect.
Another approach would be to cut down on the amount that one has of something; this will ... Views: 107
Of course we all want our clients to succeed. They win; we win.
Part of our job as service providers is to build the confidence of those we serve so that they may go out and better help others.
It's a wonderful cycle. Let it begin with you.
But we've all had that client who just ... Views: 97
“You don’t have to be brilliant to have brilliant ideas and outcomes”
At the age of nineteen, a Russian, Igor Sikorsky, almost had a working model of the first helicopter. By the age of forty-nine in 1940, Sikorsky’s successful VS-300 became a model that others based theirs on, and Sikorsky ... Views: 106
In the movies after the spies load up on gadgets and get behind enemy lines they take on a cover identity. We can use cover identities as well, whether to blend in with locals, negotiate for the boss, or for any other reason you want to pretend to be someone else.
In the movies they don't do ... Views: 101
As a human being, one has the ability to lift others up and make their life easier, or they can pull others down and make their life harder. There are going to be some people who generally fit into the first category and then there will be others who generally fit into to the second ... Views: 87
You're no good.
You don't know what you're doing.
That's a stupid idea.
What makes you think anyone is going to buy from you?
You're sending too many emails.
You're promoting too much.
No one needs what you have to offer.
____ [fill in the blank] does that better than you ... Views: 57
If one has the need to change their self-image, they might end up using affirmations. This could be because someone else has recommended this approach, or it could be something they have decided upon.
However, although one may have decided to use them, it doesn’t mean that they will have ... Views: 113
Who are You? Do you know yourself? Do you know your personality?
Please stand in front of the Mirror. Look at Yourself...
Who is in the Mirror? You are. What is this picture? What you see is reality?
Do you smile? Are you satisfied? Are you happy or are you bored, dissatisfied,sad?
This ... Views: 91
In order for something to grow and develop, it will be important for the right conditions to be in place. This is something gardeners understand and as a result of this, they are able to create the right conditions for seeds to grow, among other things.
Without this understanding, it ... Views: 181
One of the reasons why people have dogs is because they are loyal companions. And while this is one of their strengths, it can also cause them to be taken advantage of.
Yet, even though this can set them up to be treated badly, it doesn’t mean they will simply run away. Instead, a dog is ... Views: 153
How someone treats others might reflect how they treat themselves, but then again, it might not. What this means is that there can be a big difference between how one treats others and how they treat themselves.
If one was to come across someone who is kind to others, they could come to the ... Views: 184
One thing that human beings need in order to live a fulfilling life is to be accepted for who they are. But while they have this need, it doesn’t mean that it is always met.
And even when one does feel as though the people around them accept them for who they are, it could be that they only ... Views: 183
While there are some people who are always doing things, there are others who rarely do anything. Just as there are going to be people who are fairly active, but not the degree that they fall on either side of the spectrum.
However, even though there will be people who can relate to this, it ... Views: 237
There are many things that human beings need in order to feel fulfilled and one of those needs is the need to be seen. This doesn’t mean that they have an inherent need to be ‘famous’ though; it simply means that they need to be noticed by others.
And while one could be noticed by others due ... Views: 241
There are some people who are able to put their needs first and to be there for others when it is possible. In this case, it shows that they are comfortable with their own needs and don’t feel the need to ignore them.
Just as there are going to be others who only feel comfortable when they ... Views: 240
How someone comes across is not always in alignment with who they are and while this could be something that happens from time to time, it could be a regular occurrence. This then means that their true self is being covered up from time to time or it is something that always takes place.
If ... Views: 231
In psychology, the term self-esteem is used to describe a person’s overall sense of self-worth and personal value. When you have high self-esteem, you feel really good about yourself, including being madly in love with who you are!
“Self-esteem is theinternal experienceof one’s own ... Views: 141
If one was to come across someone who said that they can live without air, one might start laughing or they could think that there is something wrong with them. This is because human beings need air to survive; they could go against this need, but their life would soon come to an end.
As ... Views: 236
Although life is rarely black and white, it doesn’t mean that some people won’t see it as being this way. And while most people are going to see it this way from time to, there are going to be others who are unable to see it differently.
They are then on one side or they are on the other and ... Views: 255
I challenge all my couples in my practice to create a higher standard for what is possible in their relationship.
I think all of us believe that we are capable or deserve a great and fulfilling relationship. Yet if you take a good hard look around, you will find examples of a lot of ... Views: 201
There is nothing like “January” to make one feel refreshed and motivated to start a new direction. Unfortunately, for many, the January energy fizzles out before the month is over. The big obstacle to change is keeping the momentum going throughout the entire year. Here are some tips to help ... Views: 178
Human beings have many ways to communicate with each other and one way for them to do this is to use their voice. But while some people are happy to speak up no matter what is going on, there are others who are unable to do this.
This is going to mean that they don’t expedience life in the ... Views: 234
How we behave influence’s how we feel, and the only thing one needs to do to realise this is to change their posture. Many people realise how their body language not only affects how they feel, they also realise how it affects how others feel around them.
There is then an inner change in ... Views: 239
In today’s world, it could be said that there are certain emotions that are seen as acceptable and some that are not. And what is seen as acceptable to one gender is not necessarily seen as acceptable to the other.
While a woman can come across as being sad without being judged, if a man was ... Views: 255
Aristotle once said that human beings are social animals and although this was said many, many years ago, it may as well have been said yesterday. Some of the environments that humans live in are different to how they were in the past, but this hasn’t changed the fact that humans need each ... Views: 246
Self-Esteem is a mental and emotional state of mind that responds to an individual’s need for self-acceptance and recognition. It is among the oldest and most discussed concepts in psychology. It describes a positive but nonetheless adequate perception of oneself and one’s abilities. As such, ... Views: 285
Long before the internet was available; people could watch TV, listen to the radio or read a paper in order to find out what was taking place around them. As a result of this, people were able to find out about things that they wouldn’t have known about before these options were available.
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If one had the need to increase their level of self-awareness, they might be drawn to some kind of mediation. This would then allow them to develop their ability to observe themselves as opposed to being attached to everything that occurs within them.
And as time passes and one continues to ... Views: 249
Although life is rarely black and white, this doesn’t mean that one’s mind is able to realise this. Instead, one can end up seeing their whole life in this way and not only is this limiting, it also doesn’t reflect reality.
While it could be said that some people think like this and some ... Views: 256
It is often said that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence and while this may be true, there is also the chance that it isn’t. Moving to another area might make one’s life so much better and there is the chance that they are better off where they are.
Just as one could ... Views: 234
There are some people who were already adults by the time social media came to the fore and then were others who grew up with social media. In the first case, one had to gradually adapt to what was appearing and in the other, it would be something they had to learn but not something they ... Views: 240
If the people one spent their time with had no effect on their life it wouldn’t matter who they had around them. But as human beings are interdependent and are therefore constantly being affected by the people around them, one has to choose their company wisely.
When one walks into a room ... Views: 203
There are things that are around today that are seen as being perfect but as time passes, they will be seen as imperfect. And this is how life has always been and something that will continue to take place.
What this shows is how life doesn’t stand still and that there is always something ... Views: 236
The 1944 movie Lifeboat is a great American classic, but for the cast it almost became a great American tragedy. During the course of production, one actress contracted pneumonia twice and an actor nearly drowned. How ironic! Even a controlled simulation about a small group of survivors stranded ... Views: 249
There are some people who come across as confident and as though nothing fazes them, and then there are others who are the complete opposite. Based on how they behave, they will be seen as lacking confidence and as though they can’t handle life.
But while people are often are labelled as ... Views: 240
When one comes across something that grows into the ground and has a big trunk, there is only going to be one word to describe what it is – and that is a tree. And the same can be said when it comes to describing other things on this planet.
However, when it comes to how one sees themselves, ... Views: 243