4 Lessons in Productivity & Leadership From the Family That Brought Us Stoicism

4 Lessons in Productivity & Leadership From the Family That Brought Us Stoicism




Love Yourself and Move Forward

When you love yourself, you free yourself to make better choices. You allow yourself to live an authentic life, as opposed to one where you are constantly trying to validate yourself under the scrutiny of friends and family.

Comparing Yourself To Others

There is a huge difference between using a role model or icon’s accomplishments as a goal and comparing yourself to that person. One can be a motivational tool but comparing yourself to someone else can be deflating and inhibiting.

The Power Of Feeling Truly Grateful

When I talk about a person’s perception, I mean the view or opinion they take on a certain thing, person or anything they wish to have a view on. It’s their personal perception.

Esteem Yourself

Do you base your self-worth on a situation or the surroundings you’re living with, i.g., career, partner, achievements, society, bank account, or what you see in the mirror? Is your self-esteem an elevator of ups and downs? Does the value you put upon yourself feel like being in the front seat of a rollercoaster ride… full of fear and anxiety? Self-worth doesn’t have to feel like you’re on a wild rollercoaster ride! Taking the downs out of self-esteem isn’t an easy task, but it’s attainable.

Happy Valentine’s Day, To Me?!

Self-love… the basis and foundation of all love. Loving yourself is a gift not only to ourselves, but a gift that is reflected onto others. A gift that comes from within. What better time than right now, to start developing a relationship with yourself?! Especially starting this month- while love is in the air! Sound crazy or selfish? I don’t think so. The better we are to ourselves, the better we are to others.

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How to Build Self Confidence With Daily Comfort Challenges

Developing self confidence is the cornerstone of positive personal development but it can often be the most confusing aspect. How do you build self confidence when the mere act of person development implies that you are not 100% happy with yourself?

Nothing Wrong With You

What if I tell you that something you see, hear or feel is a lie? Somethings that you heard from your parents were lies.

Do You Find It Easy to Say No to Other People?

When asked to do something, most people would rather just say Yes for an easy life, rather than speaking the truth with a calm confident No. We often feel fearful that saying no will end up in further confrontation or explanation.

How to Build Self Confidence With Affirmations

If you showcase yourself as a loser then that is how the world will treat you. Self confidence is a critical part of establishing a happy and successful life and the easiest way to develop this is through positive affirmations.

Toxic Shame: What Is It?

There is said to be two types of shame. One is described as normal and healthy and the other is said to be abnormal and dysfunctional. Healthy Shame This shame is part of having a healthy conscience; with certain behaviours and actions being kept in check by this feeling. And when ones behaviour is out of place or inappropriate one will feel healthy shame. However, this shame will usually only last so long and it will be felt as a consequence of one’s actions.

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How To Be An Amazing Parent

Many parents I meet have made the biggest mistake in their lives by placing more importance on the pursuit of money than on their children. Parents work long hours and children suffer. Never put money before children or your spouse, not if you want a loving relationship and an amazing life.

How to Change, Not by Doing, But by Understanding

Why is it so difficult to change? What does it take to change? If people understood this they would not hate and denigrate themselves for failing to change. This is why I am writing this article.

Healing Shame

Shame is one of the most ubiquitous experiences I come across in my practice as a mental health counselor. The odd thing is, people seem to think they should feel ashamed. In this brief article I look at shame through a different perspective – one that can heal us from our shame or from our belief that we need shame.

Valentine’s Day: How Imagination and Self-Love Can Enrich This Romantic Holiday

Valentine’s Day: love, romance, chocolate and roses. Where did this tradition begin? How did it become associated with love and romance? Who was Valentine? Is there a way for everyone to feel good about celebrating this holiday – whether or not they are in a healthy, loving relationship?