Category: Self Improvement

Find What Works For You, Forget The Rest

As human beings we are alike in many ways. Yet for all of our similarities, no two people are exactly the same. Even identical twins end up with different life experiences, either by twists of fate or because of their own choices. It is because of these differences that a “one size fits all” solution will rarely be the most optimal answer to our problems.

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Friday April 13th, 2012 in Life Lessons, Self Improvement, Success | No Comments »

Complacency is Death

What is complacency? It’s when you decide that you have done “enough”, and you can now just sit back and relax. Complacency most commonly sets in after you have achieved an important goal, or when you have acquired something that you value very highly. It’s perfectly fine to revel in your greatest accomplishments for a time, but once you feel that you no longer have to make an effort, then… Continue reading

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Making the Right Choices Can Make All the Difference When it Comes to Being Happy

In one of my first posts on this blog, I went over the concept of happiness being a choice. It can be difficult to accept and apply this concept at first, because it runs counter to what most of the world believes. We are taught that we have to do all sorts of different things, and live our lives a certain way if… Continue reading

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Progress Usually Comes In Bunches

In my post on How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions, I briefly touched on how progress will rarely be linear when you are trying to reach your goals. This goes for just about anything that you are trying to accomplish, whether it’s building a business, learning a new skill, or trying to make a positive change to your body through… Continue reading

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How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

The new year has arrived, a time when many people make New Year’s resolutions to improve their lives. Unfortunately, while many people start out with lots of motivation for keeping their resolution, a large percentage of them end up failing. Two common causes for failing is not making an action plan, and focusing on the wrong things… Continue reading

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Saturday January 7th, 2012 in Goals, Self Improvement, Success | No Comments »

Selfishness And Selflessness: My Personal Experience

In my previous articles I went over the advantages and disadvantages of both selfishness and selflessness. In this article I will share my personal experience dealing with the extremes of selfishness and selflessness, along with the lessons I learned along the way.

When I was young, I started out as a very selfless person. I wanted to help people and be friends with everyone. The problem was, I had… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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The Power Of The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

A self-fulfilling prophecy is a statement or prediction that influences actions and thoughts to the extent that it becomes true. There are many examples in literature, movies, and real life of self-fulfilling prophecies that are negative in nature. These cautionary tales show how powerful of an effect belief can have in determining how our lives unfold.

The good news is that not all self-fulfilling prophecies have to be negative… Continue reading

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The Many Benefits Of Playing Video Games

Video games have been increasingly demonized in our society over the past few years. What many people do not know is that playing video games can actually help you develop some important physical and mental skills that will help you in your everyday life. In this article I will explain the numerous benefits of playing video games, as well as share the times when I was able to avoid serious… Continue reading

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Monday March 8th, 2010 in Self Improvement, Social | No Comments »

Should You Strive For Perfection, Or Choose Excellence?

When trying to improve any area of your life, you may sometimes find that you have the tendency to try to be “perfect”. Some people hold the belief that if you do not go all out and try to become the best, then it is not worth the time or effort. Holding yourself to a high standard is fantastic, but there is a thin line between high standards and perfectionism… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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Thursday February 25th, 2010 in Life Lessons, Personal Growth, Self Improvement | 3 Comments »

5 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is upon us, a clean slate that is full of opportunity and hope for a brighter future. It is a chance to reflect on what happened in the past year. An opportunity to review the goals you were able to accomplish, and what you still need to work on. A new year is when most people set new goals for themselves, more commonly known as new year’s… Continue reading

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