Personal Development Tag

Stress can come from many sources, including other people, circumstances, and situations. An overlooked cause of stress is our internal experience based on beliefs and feelings. How we think and feel can be significant sources of stress. Here are five common stress-causing beliefs and feelings: Thinking you...

I'm all for reducing stress – and here's the thing: just lowering stress levels doesn't fix a problem. It's like putting a Band-Aid on a wound without cleaning it first. Let me explain… reducing stress: Doesn't change your circumstances: Sure, you might feel less stressed for a...

Fear-based thinking in today’s world has many people in chronic fight or flight, regularly producing stress hormones which decrease their capacity to focus and to feel good. Our brain was designed to help us survive. But over centuries we have developed an unconscious negativity bias –...

As I sat at my desk, I started to ask myself, as I do every morning, “What’s next for me to do?” This time, what I heard myself ask was, “What’s next for me to create?” That stopped me for a moment or two —...

“It’s not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the most power.” – Robert Kiyosaki These wise words remind us that the way you talk to yourself matters! And what I know to be...

Patterns can be found everywhere. They are the blueprint for everything alive. You see them in plants, flowers, animals, and humans. We see a spiral pattern repeated in a pine cone, a whirlpool of water, a nautilus shell – as small as the tendrils of...

Being happy means having more to give, being more available to opportunities, and handling more responsibility that leads to a fulfilling life. For most happy people it means feeling healthy, having a strong sense of well-being, and enjoying life. That all sounds good… but how do...

Have you ever said, “There are just not enough hours in the day!?” All of us probably have heard and believed this at one time or another. My philosophy is a little bit different: I believe twenty minutes a day can be life-changing -- depending...

Were you the student in class who was the first to raise your hand when the teacher asked a question? If so, raise your hand! Or perhaps you weren’t that student and tried to make yourself disappear so the teacher wouldn’t call on you. Either way, you...