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What people do at one point in time to look good is not necessarily going to be the same as what they at another point in time. This is not to say that everything will change, but it would also be inaccurate to say that this is an area of life where change doesn’t take place.
There are some ... Views: 2
All businesses, no matter how big or small, need customers, and this is because they depend on their custom. If this custom was to disappear, it is not going to be long until a business goes out of business.
Based on this, it is clear to see how important good customer service is, and no ... Views: 30
Over the past 11 years, the field of psychology has been on a new mission, one of identifying, researching and teaching the skills that lead to well-being and resilience. Called "Positive Psychology," it's a rapidly growing branch of scientific psychology that studies the strengths and virtues ... Views: 25
When someone spends their time with people who affirm their worth, it will be possible for them to feel good about themselves. This is because human beings are interdependent, and this is why the responses of others play an important part in their self-image.
However, although one’s ... Views: 66
For many years now, the mainstream media has been criticised for editing pictures, and this is because of the effect this has on women. When they see these images, they are often unaware of what has been done, and they can come to believe that what they see is normal.
If they were able to ... Views: 74
If one had a mark on a wall in their house they could find out why this mark has appeared or they could simply paint over it. What they decide to do can all depend on whether they know why the mark has appeared and/or if they are into home improvement.
One may decide to just paint over the ... Views: 82
In the past, it was generally women who were concerned about their weight, and this is partly because of how much pressure they had to face. Men on the other hand, were not under the same amount of pressure.
However, this has all changed, and while it could be said that the amount of ... Views: 85
If someone was to hear the word ‘control’, there is a chance that something negative will come to mind. They may begin to think about someone who is ‘controlling’, or they may think about a situation in their life that is stopping them from being themselves.
However, this might not take ... Views: 96
While someone can do things because they want to do them, they can also do things because they want approval. When this happens, one is going to be focused on what other people think of them.
If this is something that takes place from time to time, it might not have negative effect on their ... Views: 117
A Quick Preamble:
For some, the setting of personal goals is a relatively simple task, while for (plenty of) others it’s just not the norm’…the“secrets” of how to set goals seem out of reach – hence, there’s a whole mass of people just blustering their way through life and taking whatever ... Views: 124
Knowing how to build self confidence is something which every person alive can benefit from tremendously. Just think about how much easier it is to make the most of your natural potential when you possess unbreakable self-confidence.
It just makes everything in your life so much easier, ... Views: 78
Take a look at Miss Piggy from the muppets. She was always very outgoing and confident, but more importantly she had amazing self-esteem. She thought and firmly believed that she was stunningly beautiful and she displayed it in a very dramatic way.
Everyone fell for it, everyone found her to ... Views: 63
The great violinist Paganini was performing before a most distinguished audience. Suddenly, one of the strings on his violin snapped. The audience gasped, but the master musician continued unruffled to play on the three remaining strings.
Snap! A second string broke. Then, with a sharp crack, ... Views: 108
"What I am is how I came out. No one's perfect and you just have to accept your flaws and learn to love yourself."
I'm going to be honest with you.
I didn't always love and accept myself.
In fact, even to this day there are still times when I don't love and accept myself. ... Views: 99
While there are some people on this planet who believe that they above others, there are also people who believe that they are below others. And this can be something that one is aware of or it could be an outlook that is outside of their awareness.
However, regardless of whether one is ... Views: 119
Simply telling someone to have more confidence does not make it happen. It’s like telling some whose finger hurts “Feel better.” Finding out why the finger hurts and treating that cause will make the person feel better. Similarly, finding the reason for a lack of confidence and addressing ... Views: 109
Many might find it shocking that meditation can be used to boost confidence. The truth is that meditation can be used to strengthen any emotion or skill.
When you meditate, you bring a great amount of awareness into your mind. In the moment of meditation you hold the power to decide exactly ... Views: 98
Ever since I read the book "Think and Grow Rich," by Napoleon Hill, I've been fascinated with the idea that an invisible energy called "thought" can have such a profound impact on our happiness, financial circumstances, and the ability to attract desirable conditions and people into our ... Views: 79
There are going to be times in someone’s life where they are right and there are going to be times when they are wrong. If human beings were all-knowing, then this wouldn’t be something that would occur.
However, as it is not possible for someone to know everything there is to know, there ... Views: 101
When someone doesn’t face what is within them, there is the chance that it will end up being projected onto others. This is not bad per se, as this is a way for someone to realise what they need to work on.
Another way of looking at this would be to imagine other people as the white screen ... Views: 126
When someone wants to achieve something, there is the chance that they will have a number of people who inspire them. These could be people who they know personally or it may relate to people they know from a distance.
However, regardless of whether they know them or not, they will be having ... Views: 136
In today’s world, it is easy for someone to end up being obsessed when it comes to their appearance. The need to look good is nothing new, but what is new is the pressure that someone can experience through using social media.
They no longer need to be around people; the only thing they need ... Views: 136
I am not on top of the latest and greatest news the way that some people seem to be. I have a tendency to get things a little later than hot off the presses. However, I happened to watch the Bruce Jenner interview pretty much as soon as it was available. It was a fluke really. While I am very ... Views: 182
Our views and habits have developed over time and we typically underestimate the power of our ingrained beliefs, the ones deeply rooted in our subconscious mind. They affect how we think, act and ultimately, affect our results. It’s not necessarily all negative. Actually our programming can ... Views: 101
Unlike fear of failure and fear of rejection, being afraid to succeed can be far more insidious because it is almost always unconscious. Fear of failure is one of the greatest blocks to success, in every aspect of life. Everyone is closely familiar with fear of failure on some level. The fear of ... Views: 150
Research has shown that one of the biggest reasons people lack drive and ambition is due to having low self esteem. In fact, your self esteem can literally mean the difference between feeling motivated and self-assured, or feeling inferior, and lacking the drive you need to succeed.
Low ... Views: 145
One person could watch a film and think it’s one of the best films ever, and another could watch the same film and believe it is one of the worst. What this shows is how people have different outlooks, and just because one person likes something, it doesn’t me another person will.
Now, this ... Views: 135
It took quite awhile to earn that degree, to go on for graduate studies, to land that impressive job. And somehow, it’s still leaving you with thoughts of defeat, of fear and worry.
Or perhaps that degree and job hasn’t happened for you, it’s not where you put your skills to work. Perhaps ... Views: 97
When it comes to moving forward in life, it is going to be important for someone to be able to make decisions. This doesn’t mean that this will allow them to always make the right decisions, but it will give them the chance to make the right ones.
If, on the other hand, they didn’t make any ... Views: 168
What is Mindfulness?
Learning how to become more in touch with our feelings and how to direct positive actions when they are needed is what mindfulness is about.
Mindfulness is trusting in your inner-self to guide you to that place of peace and understanding.
The dictionary says this ... Views: 179
When it comes to experiencing mental and emotional wellbeing, having a sense of personal power is important. This doesn’t mean that this will allow someone’s life to always go how they want it to go, but what it does mean is that they won’t feel like a victim.
They will know that they are ... Views: 196
I get this in my inbox, and it goes like this: "Since my teens, I have suffered bouts of acne. And I notice when my skin is clear and someone gives me a compliment on my skin, I come out in spots. The same thing happens with weight. If someone compliments my figure, I stop looking after it. ... Views: 150
From my inbox, I receive the following on a regular basis. I hope it helps you or yours.
It goes something like this: I have always felt unworthy because of all that was said to me while growing up. My mother always used to be unhappy and would take it out on me, telling me that I am the ... Views: 156
From my inbox, I receive the following on a regular basis. I hope it helps you or yours.
It goes something like this: I have always felt unworthy because of all that was said to me while growing up. My mother always used to be unhappy and would take it out on me, telling me that I am the ... Views: 129
There are some people who are able to set boundaries, and there are others who are find it incredibly difficult. It wouldn’t matter whether one was able to set them if they were not important, but as they are a vital part of life, it is essential that one is able to.
One may be in a position ... Views: 189
“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” - Thomas Szasz
What is lost can never be found, what is found can never be forgotten.
So echoes the quest to realise your true identity.
I remain ... Views: 161
Have you ever made an irrational decision, and then wondered what made you do it? It went against every logical aspect of your being, but you did it anyway. You justify it with statements like ‘it felt right’, or you ‘just knew’ that it was the right choice for you.
Have you ever stopped to ... Views: 247
If one was to ask a group of people what their favourite country is, they are unlikely to hear the same answer over and over again. One person might enjoy going to Australia, while another may enjoy going to Mexico, for instance.
What this partly shows is how different people are, and how ... Views: 190
Research shows that worrying and negative thinking can actually make things worse in your life. You add unneeded stress to your life, which can lead to all sorts of health problems including stroke and heart attack. For this reason alone, you should stop thinking negatively and start thinking ... Views: 254
What makes one person happy is not necessarily going to be the same as what makes another person happy, but while their requirements may be different, they both have the need to be happy. This is something that most people on the planet want to experience; with their being many ways in which one ... Views: 202
Whilst there are some people who are in the public eye, there are others who are behind the scenes. One could be in the public eye because of what they do or it could be because they just wanted to be famous.
Therefore, it is something that takes place directly or it is something that takes ... Views: 219
Just because someone has the desire to do something, it doesn’t mean they will take action. Instead of doing what they need to do to fulfil their desire, they might end up doing nothing.
In this case, it is not going to be possible for one to move forward; they are going to stay where they ... Views: 217
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: 243
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: 223
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: 259
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: 208
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: 187
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: 195
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: 200
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: 214