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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: 9
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: 21
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: 28
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: 28
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: 20
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: 34
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: 52
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: 49
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: 80
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: 43
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: 76
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: 68
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: 60
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: 53
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: 81
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: 109
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: 110
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: 82
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: 89
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: 75
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: 120
“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: 108
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: 143
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: 122
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: 181
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: 128
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: 156
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: 151
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: 191
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: 165
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: 202
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: 165
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: 143
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: 152
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: 161
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: 170
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: 147
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: 179
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: 183
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: 154
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: 206
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: 125
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: 227
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: 207
“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: 190
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: 228
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: 192
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: 123
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: 212
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: 192