Tag: Growth

What Is Ego? Is It There to Help Your Existence or to Control You?

What is ego? Ego is a very common topic for discussion, yet not many truly understand what it is, how it works and why it plays such a big role in our life. On the one hand, people often say that ego is “bad” and that it is there to slow us down. But on the other hand, it exists, and there must be a reason for it, just like there is for everything else in life.

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Top 10 Job Interview Questions and Answers – Your Quick Guide

Tell me a little about yourself. – the most common of all job interview questions and answers, and is probably the first one that an interviewer will ask you. Don’t overthink this and don’t make the answer too long either.

See it more as an “icebreaker” that is meant to give a direction to the interview. You simply want to show that you know how to speak, preferably well, and you want to share some of the key points from your life that led you to apply for this job.

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How to Overcome Shyness and Become More Socially Confident

In this blog post, I won’t be talking about all the complicated and fancy tricks you can use to overcome shyness and become more socially confident. No, that can be found elsewhere, on websites dedicated to psychology or given to you by your psychiatrist. Instead, I want to share with you my own story of how I overcame this problem. Since I have direct experience of transitioning from a very shy and fearful child to a grown up that can easily handle a serious conversation with a stranger, I feel that my words are able to benefit you.

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Short Motivational Stories of Failure and Success That You Must Know

The biggest possible problem that anyone can encounter on the way to success is failure. Taking action and putting yourself into something new and unknown may definitely be challenging for most of us, but it is nowhere near the difficulty of dealing and overcoming failure. We assume that we are ready to tackle any problem that will come our way, but when it actually happens, it turns out to be a whole different story. And the reason why dealing with failure is so hard is not because we don’t know how to handle difficulties, or not only because we don’t know how to handle difficulties, but more so because we fail to anticipate them. Simply put, it hits us when we expect it least.

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25 Personal Development Things to Do When Feeling Lazy, Bored or Blue

Every now and then there are those days when we have too much time on our hands. We do chores around the house, visit the bank, relatives, go for a jog, take out the trash and then we run out of things to do. After that we get into the “couch mode” for hours straight, eating junk food, watching the TV or surfing Youtube, as it is in my case. But isn’t there really anything better to do? Can’t we use that time for personal development, to be productive and to learn something new?

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