Misconception can be the method in which you would fool someone into believing that something based on a lie is the truth, and it can be used in the other way around. Art is one of the most well-known methods to spread ideas, but not through telling the truth. Art and literature use lies to ... Views: 1
What if you just stopped running that negative message over it again and again in your mind and started moving?
How could you do both well?
Why does getting this done mean so much to you?
What story are you telling yourself that is getting in the way of your productivity?
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The idea of self-love and self-nurturing baffles most people, especially codependents, who by and large, received inadequate parenting. The word “nurture” comes from the Latin nutritus, meaning to suckle and nourish. It also means to protect and foster growth. For young children, this usually ... Views: 19
Guilt is good. Yes! Guilt actually encourages people to have more empathy for others, to take corrective action, and to improve themselves. Self-forgiveness following guilt is self-essential to esteem, which is key to enjoyment of life and relationships. Yet, for many, self-acceptance remains ... Views: 26
Are you enough Self-confident?
Self-confidence is an attitude which allows everyone to have positive views of them in every situation. People who lack self-confidence can find it difficult to become successful. Self-confidence is belief that you can handle any situation correctly. If you have ... Views: 20
Believe in your self
We all know about some people who managed to do the impossible even though everyone used to tell them that they won’t be able to do it. Everyone in the world is eager to succeed whatever they dream but only a few can achieve their dreams. This is because most people never ... Views: 19
It’s very easy to overlook the wonderful things about ourselves when the world is constantly showing us images of perfect families or pictures of celebrities who have been airbrushed. You are in charge of your self confidence though, you can choose to actively work on becoming more confident or ... Views: 36
No one is perfect. And we all have numerous characteristics that comprise our personalities and abilities. But for some, that nagging voice in your head that points out your flaws might be drowning out your ability to truly reflect on and appreciate all you have to offer. The first step ... Views: 43
How many people do you know, including yourself, who have been waiting for the world to take notice of their gifts and contributions? Waiting for others to see your value and worth, as if that will at last validate who you are?
I too have fallen victim of such trap.
I remember some time ... Views: 36
Years ago many consultants, speakers and authors taught that we must work on our weaknesses in order to succeed. Then there was the period where we were told to only focus on our strengths.
The fact is, we must know both our strengths and weaknesses in order to fully position our offerings ... Views: 55
Have you heard people talk about how slow business is right now? Read virtually any newspaper, watch newscasts, listen to commentaries and you’ve likely been exposed to the “business is slow” conversations. Millions of people are holding daily conversations about how slow things are.
On the ... Views: 92
Have you ever had someone explain to you, coldly and logically, why your dream or vision is impossible, and can never come true?
Well, I have. Most recently last week.
As it happens, I had stopped focusing on my stress management programs during the last year, while I finished my book, The ... Views: 31
Self-esteem, an innate human trait, is rarely taken as it was designed for: for the betterment of human beings. We usually misperceive it when we talk about overly confident, overly shy, overly reluctant or overly energetic people around us. We generally think that self esteem has anything to ... Views: 43
Many adults are going back to school or seeking active learning experiences. With our changing economy and culture, many adults who thought they were done with “school” are finding themselves back in the classroom. For some it’s a new adventure, for others their worst nightmare.
Why are so ... Views: 78
For a long time, the western world has been familiar with the word doing and the word being has been something that the people in the east were familiar with. And this has gradually changed in the west, with people becoming more aware of these eastern approaches and vice ... Views: 88
Many people do; some of them are introverts, the others are extroverts.
The basic definition of an introvert is of someone who is very sensitive to external stimulation and needs to withdraw periodically because our energy is depleted by too much stimulation, whereas an extrovert is someone ... Views: 40
Sometimes confidence is the most important thing that you will need to show in order for others to show you the respect that you need. Sometimes you will have to show that you know more about something than you actually do only to make yourself seem stronger. Sometimes you will feel that you ... Views: 44
THE SOURCE OF PROCRASTINATION
This may sound familiar: you want to start a project and want to reach a positive goal. However, you put off getting started, because each time you try taking action, for some unknown reason, you experience feelings of distress, confusion and fear. You try to use ... Views: 106
It goes without saying that confident women can bear themselves better than those who have lower sense of the “self”. They are the achievers, the people of the limelight, the center of the society. They walk straight, speak their meanings very well and influence people, both subtly and ... Views: 77
Our self confidence is the accumulation of all our reactions to the experiences that life brought us, the manner by which we were guided by the older people in our environment and how we and the society view us. Many factors contribute to our personal understanding of confidence.
One ... Views: 58
This afternoon, when I went to pick up my daughter from school, I was mesmerized by a mom breastfeeding her baby. The image brought back the bliss I felt during the fifteen months I gave my precious one the tit. The moment fleeted at the sound and the hustle of excited children getting out of ... Views: 57
For years I held back, thinking success was for others but not for me. It wasn’t until I was willing to step out in a big way that things began to change. And change they did! I went from struggling day-in and day-out to having an abundance of money, business, and impact.
Not only had my fear ... Views: 82
People often say, “I’m not creative. I wish I was, but I’m not.” My inquisitive response, offered with Zen-like compassion, “Have you ever made a sandwich?” With the inevitable affirmation I congratulate them on acknowledging the power of creativity. We easily praise the accomplishments of ... Views: 81
There are many ways that you can increase motivation and self-esteem, including recognizing accomplishments, however small; asking for, and giving acknowledgement for these accomplishments; and taking time to celebrate wins.
In this article we will talk about how to internalize these ... Views: 89
The whispers of women are getting louder as they start to speak their truth . Yet many women entrepreneurs are holding themselves back by sabotaging their journey to success. More and more women need to start speaking up and speaking their truth about what they want to achieve in their lives ... Views: 79
The path of self-awareness is not a highway. It is a long, slow process of uncovering and emerging; of discovering and nurturing; of expressing and releasing. In our rush to get where we think we want to get, we forget that our purpose here is to experience the world in human form and then also ... Views: 70
Do you measure your personal self worth based on what others think of you? Do you work really hard to make others like or approve of you? Do you find it hard to say no to people believing that others’ priorities are more important than your own? Do you lack confidence? If you answered yes to ... Views: 117
To be seen as perfect is very much a part of the of the modern day world. And this doesn’t only relate to one’s ability in life; it also plays a part in how one looks and in how one feels.
Clear examples of this can be found in the media and the fairly recent introduction of anti aging ... Views: 73
It could be said that comparing oneself with another is a natural part of living in the modern day world. And it is also true that this doesn’t necessarily have to be something that is negative or disempowering.
There are of course certain comparisons that can be made, without ones wellbeing ... Views: 86
A few years ago I took a hard look at myself and where I was and what I had been feeling for several years and I realized that I wasn’t happy. In fact, I realized that I was downright unhappy and even worse, I just felt empty. This took me by surprise because it wasn’t me. At least it wasn’t the ... Views: 70
Do you struggle with low self confidence? Fret no more, because I will be talking about how to build your confidence in your everyday life. So this does not just apply to you being confident at your work place but also in your social life, and whatever circumstance it may be that requires you to ... Views: 109
Self-esteem is a way of thinking, feeling, and acting that implies you accept, respect, trust and believe in yourself. Self-esteem means that you have confidence that you can fulfill your deepest personal needs, aspirations and goals. It comes from within where you see yourself as a worthy, ... Views: 112
To be human is to be vulnerable, but that doesn’t mean that accepting this is therefore easy.
To surrender to this truth can be an incredible challenge; that is if one even wants to. And as a way to avoid this truth, one can create all kinds of walls and defences. But while this may allow one ... Views: 88
Do you struggle with low self esteem? I want to let you know that there are easy methods for improving self esteem. Don’t continue living life the way you are right now. You can overcome that, and in this article, I would like to share how you can do that, so do keep reading.
Remind Yourself ... Views: 144
Do you ever feel that your work is taking up more and more of your mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual energy? On top of that you may be chauffeuring the kids or grandkids to their ballet classes, birthday parties, or soccer games. You might also be looking after an elderly parent. ... Views: 86
If you are like most people, you have a natural level of self-motivation. You are motivated enough to go out and get a job and apply yourself to it. Your level of motivation may not be very high and it may not need to be. But when you want more than that, and your success development becomes ... Views: 86
It happened without your noticing. “Yes!” slipped out of your mouth, even though you felt your shoulders rise, your stomach clench and your heart start beating a little faster. You feel resentment creeping into you as you leave the conversation.
“Dammit! I caved again.”
It’s a double ... Views: 77
It’s a fact that most of us talk to ourselves all day long it’s like we are in constant mental chatter. But, if this self talk is negative, be it tainted with guilt about our past or anxiety about our future, then this negativity can destroy our future dreams.
As it’s our nature to seek ... Views: 97
What do you want? Reeeally want? Maybe it's a dream career? More abundance with finances? Having the love of your life?
Maybe you've been using methods you've learned about the Law of Attraction, but for some reason you're still not attaining your desire? Perhaps, you've attained it, but ... Views: 247
Recent studies have shown that over the past decade a majority of emerging adults continue to suffer from poor financial literacy, a growing trend that shows few signs for improvement. In order for young and emerging adults to be properly prepared to grow, adapt, be successful, and financially ... Views: 84
Rejection is a devastating state that would cause depression and immediate loss of self-confidence. Dealing with rejection can be a difficult and a long process that many people would not even dare go through.
The causes of rejection come from two places, the receiver and deliverer. If you are ... Views: 89
Self esteem is a word that describes how you gauge your own self worth. If you have low self esteem it is likely you will underestimate your worth and settle for worse and less paying jobs, for romantic partners that are not your perfect match and will just generally have a lower quality of ... Views: 103
According to Wikipedia, 'sadness' is a feeling of being alone or lonely, which can feel as a "severe pain related to sorrow", and which results from something negative happened to you. Sadness is when your mood is temporary lowered, whereas with depression you will have the same feelings but ... Views: 216
It never ceases to amaze me when people are only talking about the actual songs, i.e. how good they are, how original they are, how well produced they are and how catchy they are...
Very rarely, you hear the comments about the singer, for example praising him/her about the strong vocals, ... Views: 96
Do you get the sense that the things you would like to move forward with seem to be dragging, while the things you don’t necessarily want to deal with take a lot of your time and are slowing you down? Well, I don’t know about you, but to me it feels like this year is being a bit sleepy and ... Views: 182
In the Jewish tradition, the New Year is received with a time of introspection and reflection to take stock of the previous year before moving into the new one. This is done during the first ten days, starting with Rosh Hashanah and ending with Yom Kippur. These are commonly known as the Days of ... Views: 171
In this article I would like to share an issue that is a bit sneaky and can have big consequences in the long run.
That issue is: the words we use in our minds and in conversations with other people.
And, to be more specific, two words and variations of them that can sink your self-esteem ... Views: 160
“Success” is a very elusive word, simply because it means many different things to different people. Believe it or not, I’ve met some of the most successful and high achievers you could imagine in my psychology practice who actually consider themselves “failures” because they’ve set certain - ... Views: 119
"Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things." ~ Eric Butterworth
Perhaps many of you are evaluating and re-evaluating your financial situation. This is a great time to re-evaluate ... Views: 89
Most people start out working on their success development with enthusiasm and energy. But many people find it hard to keep up the motivation and to maintain momentum. Generally, it is not because they are lazy or do not have a strong desire to succeed. More often, they are lacking motivation ... Views: 195