Posts tagged Personal Development
Don’t just be yourself, be your best self. Take what makes you you, and then build and expand off of it. Being yourself doesn’t mean you have to stay fixed in place or always repeat the same patterns of behavior. Instead, self-actualization is a never-ending process that keeps going moment-by-moment, day-by-day, and year-by-year. We are constantly recreating ourselves and discovering new things that make us who we are.
Here are some core principles to take into account as you try to improve yourself throughout this journey of life. They are More >
“You are not here to merely make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” — Woodrow Wilson
- Honesty – The adage that honesty is the best policy still holds water. We tend to hide from truths about ourselves. Be honest with yourself. Take a look in your mirror and see what it says about you!
- Willingness – To be willing, is actually to be honest in action. Think about it, how badly do you desire to change yourself? Honesty helps you understand what needs improvement, but nothing More >
“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The pathway to personal growth follows the course of uncharted lands. In is when we get out of our familiar surroundings that we expand and grow. Learning may prepare us for growth but experiencing is the catalyst essential to personal expansion and self-actualization.
By Tony Fahkry
Are you facing challenges in your life? It is hard to face challenges. Many people try to avoid challenges and setbacks, but it is better to face challenges than to run away from them, because no matter how much you avoid them, they will strike you back. There is no way you can avoid all challenges in life, so why not face them now? I’m going to discuss how you can overcome challenges and setbacks that you are facing.
Why face challenges?
The attitude of never giving up is one often talked about but rarely seen. I really believe that we can only do our best and if we are always striving for our best we can feel good about ourselves. The prerequisite of the never giving up mentality is actually having a desire and destination that you find worth achieving. If you don’t get juiced up and motivated by the end goal it will simply be too easy to rationalize all the reasons why should just give up and avoid taking action.
I bet you have heard the saying “Just do what you love and you will be More >
By Tristan Loo
Emotional intelligence, also known as EI, is the innate ability of a person to perceive, assess, and influence one’s own emotion and the emotions of other people around them. The term emotional intelligence itself originated with Dr. Wayne Payne 1985, but the term became popular with the book Emotional Intelligence, written by Daniel Goldman in 1995.
In a world that’s moving at breakneck speed, very often, people find themselves anxious, confused, irritable and lost. Feeling like you are not functioning to your full capabilities and potential can be an exceedingly frustrating experience. Luckily, for those who find themselves in an ongoing rut or at a crossroad, personal growth and self improvement, teaches techniques to bring about greater self awareness and realize your dreams.
Why is Personal Growth Necessary?
I recently mourned the death of one of my dear friends. As I listened to the wonderful comments made by so many as to the kind of person he was, I stopped for a moment to look inside myself to see who I am. There was enormous room for growth in my life. Is there room for improvement in your life? Let us take a moment to learn how we can grow to become the person we hope to be.
We all want to be the best that we can be. We sometimes see others and admire certain characteristic traits about More >
By Jeni MacNab
Mindfulness can help you improve how you feel about yourself. It is important to understand that self-acceptance only comes from within and is very closely related to self-esteem. Self acceptance is more about what you do and what value or worth you place on yourself. Self-esteem on the other hand is more to do with what you believe about yourself and what you believe you are capable of doing or becoming.
Complete self acceptance is not something that is easy to achieve. This becomes even more difficult by a society that More >